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Turkish embassy in Somalia to control Gulen-run schools

Anadolu Agency - ‎16 hours ago‎
Three schools and a hospital belonging to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization-linked Nile Academy in Somalia will now operate under control of Turkey's Mogadishu embassy, according to a diplomatic source.
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Somalia's nascent love affair with books is blossoming as safety returns to the country

Quartz - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Three different fairs in three different regions of Somalia. The politics of federalism in the Eastern African country might be murky, but the country's citizens are united in their enthusiasm for books and book fairs.
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Somalia: UN envoy calls for better protection of children affected by armed conflict

UN News Centre - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
22 July 2016 - Concluding a six-day visit to Somalia, a United Nations child rights envoy has called for better protection of children caught up in armed conflict, urging the country's authorities to treat former child soldiers as victims in need of ...
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Somalia: Puntland State TV presenters strike over unpaid salaries

Garowe Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
GAROWE, Somalia-Journalists at Puntland State Television (PLTV) have staged a damaging strike for missing salaries and incompetent management, Garowe ...


Raxanreeb Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
This article deals with the success story of the Value added service of EVCPLUS (an electronic Voucher Card+ Petty Cash Mobile Wallet), its social impact and ...

SOMALIA: Somalia Supreme Court endorses result of NUSOJ ...

Raxanreeb Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
NUSOJ Mogadishu (RBC Radio) National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court of Somalia, endorsing the ...

The story of Somali Olympic runner and refugee Samia Yusuf Omar ...

Quartz - ‎22 hours ago‎
Since 2012, more than 11300 refugees have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. Among them: Samia Yusuf Omar, a 21-year-old ...
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Kenya : Ipsos: Kenyans want refugees out, KDF withdrawn from ...

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
A new report has revealed total backing of the government by Kenyans in its decision to send home all refugees. According to the new Ipsos report, some 69 per ...

Turkish doctors” disappointed ,sad in leaving Somalia

Mareeg Media - ‎19 hours ago‎
Turkish doctors who were operating in Somalia for the past four years have shown their disappointment leaving the country. They are among hundreds of Turkish nationals working for US based Turkish cleric linked organization that was ordered by the ...

Somalia: The New Mayor of Galkayo Pledges to End Insecurity ... - ‎12 hours ago‎
The newly elected mayor of Galkayo in central Somalia has announced measures aimed at improving security in the divided city which has been beset by ...

Somalia: Key Alshabaab Figure Surrenders to Government - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Mohamed Dahir also known as Tmio Jilac has surrendered to Somali Police in the central regional state administration of Galmudug. Speaking to Radio Mogadishu during interview Timo Jilac said he joined the group on early 2009 and decided to quit after ...
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Why does Uhuru encourage miraa growing and use?

Midnimo Information Center - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
2016723636048315943549860551460 There has been considerable controversy over the consequences of consuming miraa. For a long time it was consumed in Somalia, northern parts of Kenya, and Ethiopia.
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African Force in Somalia Gets New Commander as Uganda Plans Exit

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Lieutenant General Osman Noor Soubagleh arrived Monday in the capital, Mogadishu, becoming force commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia, or Amisom, the organization said in a statement. The Horn of Africa country's elections, due this year, ...
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Morocco and Somalia sign religious cooperation deal - Mareeg

Mareeg Media - ‎10 hours ago‎
Morocco and Somalia signed here Thursday an agreement on religious cooperation. The document, signed by Moroccan Minister of Endowments and Islamic ...

Somalia: President received delegation of Security Officials from US.

Geeska Afrika - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, accompanied by Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke today at the Presidential Palace received delegation of Security Officials from US.
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Kenyan police kill two suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab

Reuters - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The group has said in the past its attacks in Kenya are in retaliation for Kenya sending troops into Somalia in 2011 where they are battling the militants as part of an African Union peacekeeping force.

Puntland ruling clan's waning influence increases coup risk, undermining Somalia's federalisation and threatening ...

IHS Jane's 360 - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Puntland's parliament unanimously agreed on 20 July to repeal a decree by the semi-autonomous Somali state's president, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, that extended the terms of senior judges by five months.
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Amisom to pull out its forces from Somalia

TUKO.CO.KE - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The African Union (AU) has confirmed it will be pulling out its soldiers in Somalia. A senior AU official confirmed the decision that might impact the war against terror group al-Shabaab.

Foreign troops in Somalia struggle to keep al-Shabaab at bay

The Guardian - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
He later moved to Kenya, and only returned to Somalia in 2012 after al-Shabaab had withdrawn most of its forces from the capital, Mogadishu.