Ra'isulwasaaraha Itoobiya Dr Abiy Axmed oo ka hadlayay safarkii uu ku tagay Muqdisho iyo heshiiskii uu la gaaray madaxweynaha Soomaaliya ayaa sheegay in mustaqbalka la mideynayo labada dal ee Itoobiya iyo Soomaaliya.
This week, as part the UK’s Presidency of the G8, Foreign Ministers will meet to discuss the need to encourage the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to re-engage in Somalia. The G8 countries are some of the largest shareholders in both the World Bank and the IMF. As a result, the UK is using its Presidency […]
Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Somalia, together with the UK, hosted the latest meeting with a number of key international partners in Mogadishu. The location was significant. This was the first time such a meeting had been held in Mogadishu since the Federal Government came to power last year. It was a real demonstration […]
International Women’s Day is a global opportunity to celebrate and promote the rights of women. It is a chance for all of us, men and women, to unite under a single, common aim – gender equality. This is particularly pertinent in Somalia. Everyone in Somalia has suffered from decades of often unrelenting conflict. But Somalia’s […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday, we are featuring the stories of women who work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as guest posts across the FCO bloggers’ network. Jane Stevens and Tracey McLelland are a successful job sharing duo who are part of the communications team working on the upcoming […]
A year ago, few predicted that Somalia would see such significant changes; yet 2012 saw some real progress in Somalia – including the end of the Transition; a new Parliament (with a significant number of new MPs); the election of a new, reform-minded Speaker and President and a desire for a different type of politics. […]
Earlier this year, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague MP, announced a new initiative to prevent sexual violence against women. It aims to strengthen international efforts and coordination to prevent and respond to sexual violence, to erode the existing culture of impunity, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to justice and to support stat […]
So the final piece of the post-Transition jigsaw has finally fallen into place. Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon’s 10-person Council of Minister is now approved – overwhelmingly – by Parliament and with it, the final act of a two-month process to find Somalia’s new leaders. Put before Parliament last week, their near-unanimous approval of the […] […]
Yesterday, Somalia marked a major milestone in its recent history. After two decades of civil war, and a year after the Roadmap was agreed, the Transitional Period finally concluded with the election by MPs of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. This was the first such election inside Somalia for many years and came just weeks after […]
On Monday, Somalia marked a significant milestone in its history. Twenty years after the country fell into conflict, a new Federal Parliament was inaugurated – paving the way to end the Transition in the next few days, and opening the first legislature to be formed inside Somalia since 1991. This is a huge achievement, both for the […]
The following is a guest blog by Fionna Gibb, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Office for Somalia. As Ambassador Matt Baugh is on leave, last Friday I had the pleasure of hosting the British Office for Somalia’s reception in Mogadishu to celebrate the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. As the sun set […]
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Xulka kubadda cagta dalka Sweden ayaa guul ku billowday cayaarahooda koobka adduunka ee ka socda dalka Ruushka. Sweden ayaa 1-0 kaga adkaatay xulka dalka Korea-da Koonfureed, oo ay ku cayaareen garoonka Nizhny Novgorod, waxaana goolka oo ahaa gool ku laad u dhaliyey Andreas Granqvist, daqiiqaddii 65-aad. Labada dal ayaa ka wada tirsan group-ka F, oo ay sidoo […]
Xisbiga Demoqraadiga ayaa aqbaley soona dhaweeyey in kursiga Congress-ka oo uu baneynayo Keith Ellison oo Minnesota laga soo doorto ay u tartanto Ilhan Omar oo ka mida congress-ka Gobolka Minnesota. Keith Ellison ayaa kursiga baneynaya wuxuuna u ordayaa inuu noqdo xeer-ilaaliyaha guud ee gobolka Minnesota. Wariyaheena Maxamuud Mascade ayaa inoo haya warbixin […]
Ciyaar xalay dhexmartay xulalka Brazil iyo Switzerland ayey labada dal isku dhaafi waayeen, waxaana ay kusoo gaba gabowday 1-1, Brazil oo ka mid ah dalalka loo saadaalinayay koobka ayaa ka badinweysay Switzerland. Goolka waxaa la hormaray Brazil, waxaana u saxiixay Phillipe Coutinho, laakin waxaa ka daba tagay Switzerland kadib marki uu goolka barbaraha u k […]
Barnaamijka Wicitaanka Dhageystaha ee toddobaadkan waxaa marti ku ah Cabdisalaam Hadliye Cumar, Wasiirkii hore ee Arrimaha Dibadda Somalia, waxaana uu ka jawaabayaa su'aalo ku saabsan heshiiskii shalay ay galeen dalalka Somalia iyo Ethiopia.
Xulka dalka Croatia ayaa guul muhim ah ka gaaray groupka D oo la sheego in uu yahay kan ugu adag group-yada koobka kubadda cagta aduunka ee Ruushka ka soconaya. Croatia ayaa 2 gool iyo waxba dirtay xulka dalka Nigeria.
President Donald Trump's tariff battle with key buyers of U.S. apples, soybeans and corn threatens the support of some of his biggest backers - U.S. farmers now seeing their livelihoods in jeopardy. Farmers overwhelmingly supported Trump in the 2016 election, welcoming how he championed rural economies and vowed to repeal estate taxes that often hit fam […]
China's ambassador to Australia said on Tuesday "less bias and bigotry" was needed to repair bilateral relations amid concerns over Chinese influence in Australia and its use of loans to build leverage over poorer South Pacific island nations. "We need to see each other's development and policy intentions from a more positive perspec […]
The United States' top diplomat and a global human rights group called on the Honduran government Monday to hold members of its security forces responsible for alleged abuses after November's elections. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez the need […]
Leaders of South American trade bloc Mercosur pushed for trade deals with Asian and other Western Hemisphere countries during a summit on Monday, as roadblocks remained in talks with the European Union (EU) despite optimism earlier this year. European officials said earlier this month that talks for a long-delayed trade agreement with the Mercosur bloc of Ar […]
The Laos government has announced plans for a fourth major dam on the Mekong mainstream just months after the feasibility of another of its hydroelectric projects was thrown into question by a delayed power deal. Laos notified the Mekong River Commission (MRC) last week of its intention to build a 770 megawatt dam at Pak Lay in Xayaburi province, where it ha […]
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the latest round of punitive measures in an escalating dispute over the large trade imbalance between the t […]
The Trump administration, escalating its fight with so-called sanctuary cities, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to narrow a lower court's nationwide order preventing the federal government from denying public safety grants to municipalities that limit cooperation on immigration enforcement. The Justice Department asked the high court to make the […]
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the escalation of violence in Gaza is "a warning to all how close to the brink of war the situation is," and he is urging Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers to recommit to the cease-fire that ended their 2014 war. The U.N. chief said in a report to the Security Council obtained Monday by The Associated […]
A former CIA employee from New York was charged Monday with the theft of classified national defense information from the agency that emerged publicly in March 2017, when WikiLeaks began releasing some of the CIA's hacking tools. Joshua Adam Schulte, of Manhattan, was charged in a 13-count superseding indictment returned by a grand jury. He was expect […]
The U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump’s call for a bigger, stronger military but setting up a potential battle with the White House over Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp. The Republican-controlled Senate voted 85-10 for the annual National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, which authoriz […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray defended the bureau on Monday against criticisms leveled by Republicans following a scathing inspector general report about its handling of the 2016 Hillary Clinton email server investigation. Appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee alongside the Justice Department's inspector general, Wray said the internal audit f […]
The dinosaurs of “Jurassic Park” are many things. They are special-effects wonders. They are unruly house guests. And they are some of the biggest, most foot-stomping metaphors around. Since Steven Spielberg’s 1993 original, the dinos of “Jurassic Park” — many of them not light on their feet to be begin with — have been weighed down with meanings that somet […]
We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching — it had already arrived. The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was "the opening salvo of the age of climate change." Thirty years later, it's cle […]
The Pentagon on Monday formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Dana White, spokeswoman for the Defense Department, said planning for the summer drills has stopped, but there have been no decision […]
George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Clooney's other accomplishments, including directing, screenwriting and activism, led to him becoming the latest recipient of the American Film Institute's Life […]
Norway tested a two-seater electric plane on Monday and predicted a start to passenger flights by 2025 if new aviation technologies match a green shift that has made Norwegians the world's top buyers of electric cars. Transport Minister Ketil Solvik-Olsen and Dag Falk-Petersen, head of state-run Avinor which runs most of Norway's airports, took a f […]
Exhausted but relieved, Yariani Flores lay next to her healthy newborn son, along with four other Venezuelan women who just gave birth in a hospital in Colombia's border city of Cucuta. Thousands of Venezuelan women have done the same over the past few years, as the health system in their home country has crumbled. They crossed the border, driven by fea […]
Italy's new right-wing interior minister Matteo Salvini said his department has to look into "the Roma question" in Italy — a comment the opposition said reminds them of Italian fascism. Salvini said Monday he wants to take a census of Italy's Roma population. "Unfortunately, we will have to keep the Italian Roma because we can' […]
When Jamil Bey wanted to move back to the Pittsburgh neighborhood where he had grown up, he found the perfect house to buy. There was just one problem — a fall in property values on that street had left the owners trapped in negative equity. Unable to agree on a price that would allow the sellers to pay off their mortgage, Bey realized he would not be able t […]
Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry Greenberg was described in a pair of letters sent Friday to the House Intelligence […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
Independent OnlineSomalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaportsIndependent OnlineJOHANNESBURG - Somalia and Ethiopia will jointly invest in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports along one of the world's most strategic waterways, Reuters reported. The ...
VICEMan who held Amanda Lindhout hostage in Somalia gets 15 years in prisonVICEA decade after journalist Amanda Lindhout was kidnapped in Somalia, an Ottawa court has sentenced one of the men involved to 15 years in prison in the case, which is the first of its kind in Canada. Lindhout, a freelance journalist from Red Deer ...Amanda Lindhout's kidnapper […]
chimpreports.comFor the hope of a future with options, where no child is left behind.ReliefwebBY SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. SOMALIA: As the world commemorates the International Day of the African Child in memory of the 1976 Soweto Uprisings, the children of Somalia stand in solidarity with other African children, under this year's theme Leave ...Elwelu Root […]
ReliefwebEast and Horn of Africa, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Monthly Regional Update - April 2018ReliefwebMixed Migration Flow Monitoring. 44 FMPs are currently operational in the four countries. In Somalia, flow monitoring is currently ongoing at 12 locations. In Djibouti, following the closure of one FMP, an additional FMP is expected to be set up […]
ReliefWebSomalia: Operational presence as of 30 April 2018ReliefWebA service provided by. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996. Learn more about ReliefWeb · The ReliefWeb blog ...
defenceWebSomalia and Ethiopia to invest in Red Sea portsdefenceWebThe Horn of Africa's Red Sea coastline extending north of Somalia through Djibouti and Eritrea toward the critical Suez Canal is already dotted with ports owned or run by countries locked in a regional struggle: the United Arab Emirates and its ally ...Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest […]
BloombergSomalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red SeaReutersMOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports along one of the world's most strategic waterways.Ethiopia to Scrap Trad […]
Unidentified airstrikes target al-Shabab militants in southern SomaliaXinhuaMOGADISHU, June 18 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified airstrike targeted suspected Al-Shabab militants in their hideouts in two locations of southern Somalia on Sunday, residents and security officials confirmed on Monday. The security officials said the ...
Garowe OnlineSomalia to implement Oil, Mining FrameworkGarowe OnlineMOGADISHU Somalia — The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the Federal Republic of Somalia has drafted regulations to manage the country's petroleum and mineral resources sectors, especially in regard to ownership and revenue sharing.
Mareeg MediaForeign Forces raid kills 2 people in SomaliaMareeg MediaAWDHEGLE, Somalia – Foreign forces, thought to b from US especial commandos have launched fresh attacks in towns in southwest of Somalia. The especial forces, which dropped from helicopters, carried out operations, killing at least two people on ...
President defends controversial practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the borderQ&A: why are families being separated at the US border?Donald Trump said the US would not be a “migrant camp” as his administration defended its controversial practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the border.“The United States w […]
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Police say no reason for public to worry after shooting in Sweden’s third biggest city Five people were wounded in a shooting in Sweden’s third biggest city Malmö but their condition was unknown, police said. The incident happened just after 8pm on Monday night, the Swedish news agency TT said, quoting the city’s police department as saying: “There is no rea […]
Almost 730,000 applications were made in 2017, a 44% drop on the 1.3m made in 2016 Fewer people sought asylum in the European Union last year, although numbers remain higher than before the arrival of 1 million people in 2015 triggered a political crisis that continues to divide Europe.Showing a sharp drop in asylum claims, the latest report from the EU’s as […]
Nearly 40% of all guns are in hands of US citizens, according to report that says rich countries hold more weapons than poorer nationsLatest statistics show the proliferation of privately owned guns is on the rise, with wealthy countries outstripping developing and war-torn countries.In a detailed report, weapons watchdog the Small Arms Survey has researched […]
Gonen Segev allegedly met Iranian ‘operators’ in hotels and apartments around worldIsrael has arrested and indicted a former government minister on charges of spying for Iran, the country’s internal security services have said.Gonen Segev, who worked as energy and infrastructure minister in the 1990s, “was recruited and acted as an agent on behalf of Iranian […]
UN’s hopes of negotiating ceasefire and handover of vital port of Hodeidah appear dashedThe UN’s hopes of negotiating a ceasefire with Houthi rebels in the vital port of Hodeidah in Yemen appear to have been dashed after the Saudi-led coalition backing the Yemeni government said it would only accept the rebels’ unconditional withdrawal from the area.The UN s […]
Conservative opponent of Farc peace process wins long and divisive campaignColombia has chosen Iván Duque, a conservative neophyte, to be its next president after a long and divisive campaign that often centred on a controversial peace process with leftist rebels the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc).Conflict Continue reading...
Report says no evidence exists Taner Kılıç ever had ByLock app on his phone, basis of terror charges against himTurkey’s Amnesty chair, Taner Kılıç, could be freed this week following a year in detention after a police report conceded there was no evidence to back up the chief basis of the charges against him.The case is being watched closely by the European […]
At least 110 died as ash and dirt from Fuego volcano swallowed up communitiesGuatemala has ended its search for victims in the zone that suffered the most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said. At least 110 people died and 197 are still missing after violent eruptions that began two weeks ago, according to disaster age […]
Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a radical Philadelphia group many say were unjustly imprisoned, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up: ‘We are peaceful people’ The first member of a group of black radicals known as the Move Nine who have been incarcerated, they insist unjustly, for almost 40 […]
Male tabby was spotted by family in Clacton-on-Sea and could have been stuck for daysA cat is thought to have travelled up to 80 miles while wedged in the air vent of a family car.The male tabby, who was finally spotted when the family arrived in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, having travelled from Stevenage, could have been inside the grille of the Ford Focus for u […]
Senate report says strikes and outdated ATC equipment cost airlines €300m a yearFrench air traffic control (ATC) causes one-third of flight delays in Europe each year, at a cost of about €300m (£263m) to airlines, according to a French parliamentary report.Strikes by controllers and outages caused by antiquated equipment have been blamed for the disruption t […]
Prime minister Peter O’Neill declares nine-month state of emergency and suspends a provincial government after riots in Southern Highlands last weekPapua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed forces to its rugged highlands to restore order after rioters went on a rampage of looting and burning, t […]
Tributes and flowers laid at scene in Melbourne of 22-year-old’s death covered in white paint and offensive graffitiA makeshift memorial of flowers and notes left in tribute to the Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon has been vandalised at the weekend with thick white paint.Dixon was murdered on Wednesday in Princes Park, Carlton North, as she was walking home […]
The booming market for products for ‘urban skin’ reflects anxieties about the health impacts of living in cities – but is it all just a marketing gimmick?Fiona Westerhout talks about her skin as though she is giving directions in a familiar neighbourhood: oily around the T-zone, dry cheeks, sensitive with the occasional breakout.Westerhout, 29, had just star […]
There are just 178 registered architects in this rapidly urbanising country, where buildings frequently collapse. But more professionals may not be the solution Sitting outside the office of her architecture firm in the industrial area of Kampala, Uganda, Doreen Adengo remembers the last major building collapse in the city.A four-storey building opposite Mak […]
Tegel airport is being eyed up as a new venue – but plans are meeting with ambivalence as clubbers see their subculture becoming more mainstreamBerlin’s clubbing scene has long taken a creative approach to issues of space, setting events in former power stations, drained swimming pools and public toilets. Now its main airport is joining the list of alternati […]
The Trump administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy has led to almost 2,000 children being separated from their familiesIn April, the US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, announced a “zero-tolerance” policy, stating “our goal is to prosecute every case that is brought to us”. Under the Trump administration’s new enforcement policy, every migrant who crosses th […]
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Suspect, 19, arrested on suspicion of murder after incident near Turnpike Lane tube stationA teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death near a tube station in north London.Edmond Jonuzi, 35, was found with serious injures on Green Lanes near Turnpike Lane station on the evening of Saturday 9 June. He was pronounced dea […]