Friday 21 November 2014
Somali MPs due to hold a session of no confidence motion in PM
MOGADISHU, Somalia (KON) - Sources have confirmed to Keydmedia Online that Somali lawmakers are planning to hold next week a session to discuss the tabled motion against the country's prime minister Abdiwali Sheikh, KON reports.
Thursday 20 November 2014
COMMUNIQUE High Level Partnership Forum COPENHAGEN
COPENHAGEN (KON) - The Two day International conference on Somalia in COPENHAGEN has been concluded On Thursday.
Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-end
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Somalia's president said on Thursday a military campaign would push Islamist al Shabaab fighters out of all towns and major territories by the end of the year, though the militants would still be able to mount guerrilla attacks.
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Somali President’s keynote speech - HLPF Copenhagen 19 November 2014
If you search for books on Somalia, you’ll come across a slew of titles featuring phrases like ‘the world’s most dangerous place’, ‘outlaw state’, and ‘failed’ and ‘fragile’. For decades, Somalia was synonymous with pirates, terrorists, and complete lawlessness.
Kenyan police arrest 109 at mosques, seize explosives
MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police found explosives at three mosques in Mombasa on Wednesday and arrested 109 people on suspicion they were undergoing militant training, in the latest in a series of raids in the port city.
Journalist killed in Somalia, third this year says union
BOSSASSO Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a journalist in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the third killed in Somalia this year, a colleague and the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) said.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
Somali cabinet passes new laws amid political crises
Mogadishu, 18 November, 2014. His Excellency Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed today chaired an extraordinary Cabinet meeting in Mogadishu. The Cabinet unanimously approved the legislation for National Electoral Commission in order to hasten the democratization process of the country and realization of 2016 vision.
UK-Somali links raise concern as UN alleges corruption and arms deals
Questions raised about Britain’s relationship with Somalia as UN alleges misappropriation of funds and exploitation of loopholes in an arms embargo
Four killed in revenge attacks after Kenya mosques raid
Four people were stabbed to death in Kenya's volatile port city of Mombasa following security raids on mosques in which a man was killed and over 200 people arrested, police said Tuesday.
Monday 17 November 2014
Somali president departs to Copenhagen amid political crises
Mogadishu, Tuesday 17 November: HE President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, today led a ‘one Somalia’ delegation to attend the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen (HLPF Copenhagen), Denmark.
Majority of Somali Cabinet Urges Prime Minister to Resign
A majority of Somalia’s 22-member federal cabinet has written to Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed giving him an ultimatum to resign or President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will appoint a replacement.
One dead as Kenya police raid radical mosques
Nairobi (AFP) - One man was killed Monday as Kenyan security forces raided mosques in the port city of Mombasa searching for weapons and radical supporters of Somalia's Al-Qaeda affiliated Shebab militants, police said.