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Interim Jubba Administration Condemns the Killing of 28 innocent Civilians near Mandera County, Kenya

Interim Jubba Administration Condemns the Killing of 28 innocent Civilians near Mandera County, Kenya

Interim Jubba Administration Condemns the Killing of 28 innocent Civilians near Mandera County, Kenya

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »

At least 28 killed in Shabaab attack on Nairobi-bound bus in Mandera

At least 28 killed in Shabaab attack on Nairobi-bound bus in Mandera

Twenty-eight people were killed on Saturday morning after Al-Shabaab militants attacked a Nairobi-bound bus in Mandera near the Kenya-Somali border. Mandera County Commander Noah Mwivanda said the militants hijacked the bus and forcefully drove it off some metres away from the main road. “The militia ambushed it at around eight kilometres shortly after it left […]

November 22nd, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT : INTERIM JUBBALAND ADMINISTRATION MINISTRY OF FINANCE

VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT : INTERIM JUBBALAND ADMINISTRATION MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Vacancy Announcement Procurement Director Job Title: Procurement Director Ministry: Ministry of Finance Department: Procurement Department Reporting to: Minister of Finance Salary: TBA Location: Jubbaland, Somalia 1. Purpose of the position To conduct all activities with the highest levels of integrity, in a fair and transparent manner with an obvious lack of any corrupt practices. This […]

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Officials Say US Threatens Aid Cuts to Somalia

Officials Say US Threatens Aid Cuts to Somalia

The United States has threatened to make significant cuts in the financial assistance it gives to Somalia because of political bickering by its leaders, officials said. The top U.S. representative to Somalia, James P. McAnulty, recently threatened an aid cut unless the country’s bickering president and prime minister begin working together, a Somali official said […]

November 15th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Somali police commissioner dies in Mogadishu

Somali police commissioner dies in Mogadishu

Thursday, October 30, 2014 MOGADISHU (Xinhua) — The Somali police commissioner Gen. Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Ismail died in the country’s capital Mogadishu after he was rushed to a hospital by his aides, officials confirmed Thursday.   The President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud sent condolences to the people of Somalia and ordered emergency investigation. Speaking […]

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Sierra Leone peacekeepers bound for Somalia quarantined over Ebola

Sierra Leone peacekeepers bound for Somalia quarantined over Ebola

(Reuters) – A military medic at Sierra Leone’s peacekeeping training center in the capital Freetown has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, the spokesman for the West African nation’s armed forces said on Tuesday. Colonel Michael Samoura had earlier told Reuters the infected man belonged to a battalion of some 870 soldiers due to […]

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Sweden vows to recognise state of Palestine

Sweden vows to recognise state of Palestine

Prime minister announces plan to recognise Palestine that could make it the first EU member to do so. The new Swedish PM said the conflict can only be solved with a two-state solution with mutual recognition [Reuters] Sweden may become the first member of the European Union to recognise the state of Palestine, after the […]

October 4th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Death of Ahmed Godane

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Death of Ahmed Godane

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Death of Ahmed Godane Today, the Department of Defense confirmed that Ahmed Godane, the leader of al-Shabaab, is dead as a result of a U.S. military targeted airstrike in Somalia undertaken over the weekend. Godane’s removal is a major symbolic and operational loss to the largest al-Qaida affiliate […]

September 5th, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »

Attack on Somali Islamist leader seen triggering power struggle

Attack on Somali Islamist leader seen triggering power struggle

Thursday September 4, 2014 A hail of U.S. missiles aimed at the leader of Somalia’s al Shabaab militants may have left a gaping hole in the group’s leadership, potentially the biggest challenge to its unity since it emerged as a fighting force eight years ago. Washington said on Wednesday it was still uncertain whether the […]

September 4th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Prime Minister David Cameron on criminalising khat in the UK.

Prime Minister David Cameron on criminalising khat in the UK.

From today (24 June), anyone in Britain who possesses or supplies khat will be breaking the law. This Government’s decision to ban the drug has been welcomed by people across the country – especially those whose husbands, sons, fathers and brothers use it. They have been urging governments for years – decades, in fact – […]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »