Saturday 11 January 2014
U.S. has deployed military advisers to Somalia, officials say
Mogadishu (KON) - The U.S. military secretly deployed a small number of trainers and advisers to Somalia in October, the first time regular troops have been stationed in the war-ravaged country since 1993, when two helicopters were shot down and 18 Americans killed in the “Black Hawk Down” disaster.
Thursday 09 January 2014
Fighter jets bomb Al shabab stronghold; 10 killed
GARBAHAREY (KON) — Unidentified fighter jets have carried out an air strike on military targets belonging to the Al-Shabaab Islamic militant group in Gedo province, Southwest Somalia, Keydmedia Online reports.
Shebab militants in Somalia ban Internet
Mogadishu (KON) - Militants from the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab on Wednesday banned citizens in the areas of Somalia they control from using the Internet.
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Ahmed Madoobe’s security guards kill a local elder in Kismayo
KISMAYO (KON) — The Militiamen guarding Ahmed Madobe, leader of Jubba Interim Administration have shot and killed a local innocent elder in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo, Keydmedia Online reports.
Somali President congratulates president-elect of Puntland
MOGADISHU (KON) - The President of the Federal Government of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has congratulated Abdiweli Mohammed Ali Gaas for his victory in Puntland’s presidential elections and declared the result a victory for the new Somalia.
Two killed, Five injured in Election riots in Puntland
GAROWE (KON) — At least 2 people have been killed and more than 5 wounded in ongoing election riots in in Somalia’s northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Keydmedia Online reports.
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Somalia evacuates its citizens from South Sudan
MOGADISHU (KON) — Somalia’s Federal government says it will continue to evacuate its citizens stranded in the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, Keydmedia Online reports.
Amison Police: New Nigerian officers assume duty
Mogadishu (KON) - Members of the Nigerian Formed Police Unit serving under the African Union in Somalia Tuesday completed their tour of duty while new officers assumed duty.
Monday 06 January 2014
Somalia executes Soldier over killing student
MOGADISHU (KON)—Somali Government has on Monday executed Monday one of its soldiers for killing a student in the capital, Mogadishu, Keydmedia Online reports.
New IGAD Envoy to Somalia arrives in Mogadishu
MOGADISHU (KON)—Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today welcomed the new IGAD Special Envoy to Somalia and expressed his gratitude for the organization’s support in the country’s ongoing recovery.
Somali PM expected to name his cabinet
MOGADISHU (KON) — Somalia’s newly-elected PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed is expected to announce later today or tomorrow his long-waited cabinet nominees, according to reliable sources in the presidential palace, Keydmedia Online reports.
Sunday 05 January 2014
Somalia: Attack on Puntland troops kills at least 5
BOSASO (KON)—At least five Puntland soldiers have been killed and 10 were wounded in an ambush attack near Somalia’s northeastern coastal city of Bosaso, Keydmedia Online reports.