Somali forces and AMISOM liberate Tiyeeglow town in Bakool region from al-shabaab terrorists.

Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from Al-Shabaab terrorists in the latest attack dubbed Operation Indian Ocean which is aimed at liberating more towns from the militants to ease suffering of the population and increase Somalia government control in the country. Tiyeeglow is approximately […]

The Global Initiative on Somali Refugees (GISR)

His Excellency the Prime Minister of Somalia visited Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to deliberate the refugee state of affairs and launching the Global Initiative on Somali Refugees (GISR). Among the host were; Special Representative of the Secretary General, and representatives of AU, IGAD. H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed stated that there are over 1 million Somalis who […]

Somalia decides to act on illegal arms

Information Minister, Mustafa Duhulow said the cabinet had agreed to ban independent militia groups, clan militias and organized armed groups in the capital Mogadishu. The Somali government on Saturday asked warlords and clan militias to hand over their arms to the authorities or face harsh punishment. In an extraordinary meeting that was attended by President […]

AMISOM and Somali Security Forces Recover Cache or Arms from in Mogadishu

In yesterday’s early morning cordon and search operation in Mogadishu’s Wadajir district, Somali Government forces with the support of African Union troops recovered 15 guns, assortment of ammunition and 20 of militia were arrested when they were overpowered by the forces. The operation followed a tip off that there are arms cache in a location […]

Acting AU Special Representative happy with AMISOM’s achievements, appeals for more support

The Acting Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Honorable Lydia Wanyoto Mutende has expressed her satisfaction at the achievements made by AMISOM in support of peace and stability but appealed for more logistical and technical support. Speaking to the visiting UN Security Council delegation, Honorable Lydia Mutende said […]

Police find ID on suspect linked to terror

Police are puzzling over how a senior Al-Shabaab commander, Hassan Hanafi Haji, who was arrested in Nairobi, was found with a Kenyan identity card. An ID that he was allegedly found with showed he is Yusuf Hassan and was born in Mandera County, officials handling the case revealed. “We do not know if it is […]

Increased numbers of migrants at sea highlight need for humanitarian assistance

In Sicily, dozens of Italian Red Cross (ItRC) vehicles and ambulances as well as volunteers, receive migrants who land on the southern shores of Italy on a daily basis, exhausted and traumatized after a perilous journey at sea. Earlier this month at the Sicilian port of Augusta, the ItRC volunteers answered the immediate needs of […]

ICC judges want details of all Uhuru’s property

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The International Criminal Court now wants banks, mobile phone companies, the registrar of companies and the Kenya Revenue Authority compelled to release President Uhuru Kenyatta’s financial records. In its latest ruling ahead of Uhuru’s date with the Hague judges, the Trial Chamber V Bench maintained that the required records must be […]

Minnesota election officials go after voters listing mail centers as addresses

County election officials across the metro area are scrutinizing dozens of voter registrations tied to commercial mail centers after a probe in Minneapolis revealed a loophole in the state’s election system. A new Star Tribune comparison of voter records and data from the U.S. Postal Service found that 95 voters were registered at the addresses […]

Federal Government endorses the formation of central Somali state

Federal Government of Somalia has endorsed central Somalia state after lengthy discussion in Mogadishu on Wednesday as loose federalization process continue to gain momentum.President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed witnessed the ceremony that led to the formation of semi-autonomous state of central Somalia at Villa Somalia Presidential compound with UN, […]

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