Friday, September 18, 2020
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police discovered a large quantity of explosives packed in boxes on a bus in the capital Nairobi that was headed to a town in the coastal region, a senior officer said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear who was behind the consignment - of 403...
On Tuesday night two Gunmen have shot and killed Abdinasir Mohamed Cilmi an officer working for the Puntland Development Research Center in Galkacyo, Puntland. Abdinasir was on his way home, when he was attacked by two men armed with pistols. He left the Imam Shafici mosque in Garsoor neighbourhood after...
(Reuters) - Norway has complained to the U.N. Security Council that accusations by U.N. experts that Oslo's assistance to Somalia was a cover to promote the commercial interests of Norwegian oil companies were "completely unfounded and simply wrong." The U.N. Monitoring Group's annual report to the Security Council's sanctions committee...
SEOUL, July 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea on Tuesday decided to extend its travel ban on four nations -- Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Somalia -- for another six months to one year, the foreign ministry said, citing worsening unrest in the countries. Under the decision, South Korean citizens are prohibited...
Mogadishu — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today urged Somaliland authorities to reconsider its decision to ban privately-owned television network, while stressing the importance of ensuring media freedom in Somaliland following the reshuffle of the cabinet. Authorities in Somaliland officially banned on Monday, 22 July, the operations of...
The AFM will deploy a Special Duties Enhanced Boarding Team (SDEBT) made up of personnel of 1 Regiment’s C (Special Duties) Company. The SDEBT organisational structure shall be composed of three Officers and 19 Other Ranks. SDEBT is to deploy on board HNLMS Johan De Witt (Dutch Navy) on 24...
The UN Humanitarian Coordination office for Somalia says many people are without adequate access to food, clean water and health care in the Somali port town of Kismayo. Philippe Lazzarini has also warned of the consequences of a power struggle there. The U-N says rivalries between clan militias allied...
Mogadishu — The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the country and safeguards women's rights, particularly in politics and education. The proposed legislation is part of a wide-ranging government programme that aims to promote women's rights and support...
United Nations says new draft legislation "could easily be used to curtail freedom of expression".. The United Nations has raised concerns about a new media law in Somalia only days after UN experts sounded the alarm over corruption in the African country's new government. The UN Human Rights Office has urged...
A military spokesman in Somalia says that government forces will help to replace Ethiopian troops who vacated a Somali town in recent days. The pull-out by Ethiopian troops from the town of Baidoa on Sunday and Monday increases the pressure on African Union and Somali forces to fill the vacuum...