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Somalia hotel attack: Diplomat, others killed

Somalia hotel attack: Diplomat, others killed

Gunmen detonated bombs and sprayed people with bullets as they raided a hotel in Somalia’s capital late Friday afternoon, killing a Somali diplomat and at least five other people in an attack claimed by Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab, officials said.

Al-Shabaab extremists storm Mogadishu hotel, killing 9

Al-Shabaab extremists storm Mogadishu hotel, killing 9

An Al-Shabaab suicide bomber blew up a car at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel Friday afternoon, and government officials were believed to be trapped inside the building where at least nine people were killed, local police said.

Chinese naval fleet returns from Somali waters

Chinese naval fleet returns from Somali waters

After more than seven months at sea, covering more than 110,000 nautical miles, a Chinese fleet wrapped up its escort mission on Thursday.

2 killed in attack on market in southeastern Somalia

2 killed in attack on market in southeastern Somalia

At least two people were killed and five others injured on Saturday in an attack with a grenade in Afgoye, a town of the southeastern Lower Shebelle region, a police official has said.

Prime Minister Sharmarke Holds Talks with Prime Minister Desalegn in Addis Ababa

Prime Minister Sharmarke Holds Talks with Prime Minister Desalegn in Addis Ababa

10th March 2015, Addis Ababa- H.E Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke yesterday met with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia H.E Hailemariam Desalegn and Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom in Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Sharmarke who is on an official visit to Ethiopia’s capital consulted with the country’s leadership and stressed the need for regional co-operation […]

UN envoy for Somalia welcomes state building progress during visit to Kismayo

UN envoy for Somalia welcomes state building progress during visit to Kismayo

Kismayo, 07 March 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, welcomed the Interim Juba Administration’s (IJA) progress towards forming a regional assembly while on an official visit to Kismayo today.

Gift of the Givers constructs international standard shelters for the Ex- Somali National Army “HANDICAPPED”

Gift of the Givers constructs international standard shelters for the Ex- Somali National Army “HANDICAPPED”

MUQDISHO: Gift of the Givers which is a humanitarian agency which has its headquarters in South Africa built Internationally accepted shelters with its complete facilities for the EX-Somali National Army.

Somalia: The recall of the outgoing defense minister Gen Mohamed Sheik

Somalia: The recall of the outgoing defense minister Gen Mohamed Sheik

On January 17 2014, Gen Mohamed Sheik was first seen on the list of newly appointed cabinet ministers by the former Somalia’s government premier Abdweli Sheik Ahmed. He became the defense minister of that government.

Somalia’s year of federalism and delivery

Somalia’s year of federalism and delivery

Somalia is now a fragile state on the path to stability and eventual prosperity. “Somalia” and “success” are not words often found in the same sentence. But as we look back on 2014 and forward to 2015, it is time for us all to catch up with reality; Somalia is succeeding in recovering from decades […]

UN envoy Kay condemns violence and appeals for calm in Defow, Central Somalia

UN envoy Kay condemns violence and appeals for calm in Defow, Central Somalia

Mogadishu, 21 January 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned recent violence in Defow, central Somalia.

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