Saturday 17 May 2014
Somali Parliament cancels out a contract with Turkish Company
MOGADISHU (KON)--Lawmakers of Somali Federal Parliament have On Saturday voted out a contract that the government has signed with a private Turkish Company FAVORI LLC managing Mogadishu airport, KON reports.
Suspected Al Shabaab attack Mandera police station, deputy governor’s home
MANDERA (KON)-Gunmen believed to be Al Shabaab militia attacked Mandera police stations and one of the homes of the local county boss Friday night but no injury was reported.
PM: Somalia is rising from years of darkness to the light of peace and development
MOGADISHU (KON)--Somalia PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed said there is huge development of games in the country and this is a obvious signal for revival of Somalia after more than two decades of mayhem and civil war.
Friday 16 May 2014
Death from Nairobi bombings rose to 10 as U.S. and Britain Warn of Threats
LONDON (KON— The authorities in Kenya said that 10 people had died in two explosions in the capital, Nairobi, on Friday, heightening fears of terrorist attacks in one of Africa’s most frequented tourist destinations.
4 killed and Scores injured blasts in Kenya as tourists fly out
NAIROBI (KON)-Four people have been killed in bomb blasts in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as British holidaymakers were being flown home early from the East African country's other main town Mombasa.
Somali President urges Youth to harness energy and commitment to rebuild Country
MOGADISHU (KON) - Speaking at a Somali Youth Day celebration this evening, H.E. The President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, called on the young people of Somalia to use their energy, ambition and commitment to build a better Somalia.
Thursday 15 May 2014
Australian warship seizes 450 kilograms of heroin near Somalia, halts funds to Al-Qaeda
Mogadishu (KON) - An Australian warship has entered the lawless waters near Somalia where pirates freely roam and seized nearly 450 kilograms of heroin worth $132 million, halting funds to Al-Qaeda and other terror groups.
Somali defense minister visits Gedo province
GARBAHAREY (KON) - A high-level delegation led by Somali Defence Minister Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Hamud arrived in Garbaharey city, capital of Gedo region on Thursday amid Tension remains high in Beled Hawo town, KON reports.
‘Miracle baby’ survives 11-storey fall from Minneapolis high-rise
Minneapolis (KON) - A young boy dubbed “the miracle baby” remains in critical condition but is expected to survive after falling 11 stories from a Minneapolis high-rise.
Wednesday 14 May 2014
British government advises its nationals to leave Mombasa over threat of impending attack
Nairob (KON) - The British government has now told more than 5,000 British nationals who are in Mombasa to leave because of high threat of a terror attack.
Ethiopian troops ‘pullout’ from key Somali town amid Escalating Tensions
BELED HAWO (KON) — Ethiopian troops who recently joined in the African Union mission to Somalia (AMISOM) have begun their withdrawal from the key border town of Beled Hawo amid Escalating tensions, KON reports.
Somalia: Al shabab Executes Man Accused him of being NISA and AMISOM ‘spy’
BARDHERE (KON) — Somalia’s Al Qaeda-inspired group Al shabab have publicly executed a man on Tuesday, accusing him of spying on the militants for Somali Federal Government and AMISOM intelligence agencies, KON reports.