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Ugandan soldiers serving with the AMISOM trained Al-Shabaab fighters

Ugandan soldiers serving with the AMISOM trained Al-Shabaab fighters

By Pascal KwesigaWednesday, April 16, 2014 UPDF instructors trained ten Al-Shabaab fighters using African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) facilities on instructions from their commanders.Lance Corporal, Jackson Byabagambi, told the General Court Martial in Makindye, a Kampala suburb, Tuesday that the ten Al-Shabaab fighters were trained at Aljazeera training ground shared by AMISOM troops and […]

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Jubaland State Administration Strongly condems The killing of Two UN Consultants in Galkayo

Jubaland State Administration Strongly condems The killing of Two UN Consultants in Galkayo

Interim Jubba Administration condems the killing of  Two UN Consultants in Galkayo.

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »

Six people were killed and dozens others seriously injured in blasts in Nairobi’s Eastleigh

Six people were killed and dozens others seriously injured in blasts in Nairobi’s Eastleigh

Doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital attend to victims of the Monday evening explosions which happened at the Eastleigh estate in Nairobi. Six people were killed and dozens others seriously injured in the blasts. The attacks occurred at Sheraton Cafe and The New Kwa Muzairua Super Grill Centre along Eastleigh’s 11th Street at around 7.30pm […]

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

Jubaland Administration warmly welcome the election of the 3 regions new State President of South West of Somalia

Jubaland Administration warmly welcome the election of the 3 regions new State President of South West of Somalia

Interim Jubba Administration Press Release On Baidoa Conference March 31, 2014                                                                                                                                                                             Reference IJA13/2014 Interim Jubba Administration warmly welcome the election of the 3 regions new State President of South West of Somalia, His Excellency Mohamed Haji Abdinur, who was elected by a majority of Community delegates at the South West State people’s Conference in Baidoa. […]

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »

Somali minister cautiously plans new tax regime

Somali minister cautiously plans new tax regime

By Edmund BlairWednesday, February 26, 2014 Somalia has long defied the maxim that death and taxes are life’s only two certainties – with years of chaos and killings but little in the way of a coherent state to collect revenues and tariffs. That could all be about to change if newly appointed finance minister Hussein […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

JDA Press Release- UN To Restore Somali Arms Embargo‏

JDA Press Release- UN To Restore Somali Arms Embargo‏

Immediate Press Release: February 19th 2014 re-impose the arms embargo on Somalia Jubbaland Diaspora Association is dismayed the recent  confidential U.N. monitors’ report obtained by Reuters published on February 19th,  warning  of “systematic abuses” by Somalia’s government – which the monitors say has allowed the diversion of weapons that Somali authorities purchased after the Security […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »

Press Release: Jubbaland Diaspora Association Condemns Deadly Assassination Attack in Kismayo

Press Release: Jubbaland Diaspora Association Condemns Deadly Assassination Attack in Kismayo

Immediate Press Release: February 18, 2014 On behalf of Jubbaland Diaspora Association, JDA condemns in the strongest terms the desperate and heinous evil attack on the head of Kismayo Security forces and his two bodyguards whose were assassinated on February 17, 2014 in the port city of Kismayo. We extend our deepest condolences and sympathies […]

February 19th, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »

Biggest donor Turkey stops direct budget support to Somalia

Biggest donor Turkey stops direct budget support to Somalia

TOP NEWS Biggest donor Turkey stops direct budget support to Somalia Thu, Feb 13 14:55 PM EST By Drazen Jorgic and Tulay Karadeniz NAIROBI/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has stopped direct budgetary support to Somalia, cutting off a major source of funding for a government trying to rebuild the country after more than two decades of […]

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

At least 7 killed by bomb blast next to Somali capital airport

At least 7 killed by bomb blast next to Somali capital airport

(Reuters) – Seven people were killed when a car bomb exploded on Thursday near the entrance of Mogadishu’s heavily guarded international airport where many foreign diplomats are based, police said. Police suspect al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab of planting the remotely-controlled bomb. Al Shabaab did not immediately claim responsibility.   “A car laden with […]

February 13th, 2014 | Posted in News in English | Read More »

Exclusive – U.N. monitors warn of ‘systematic’ Somali arms diversion

Exclusive – U.N. monitors warn of ‘systematic’ Somali arms diversion

(Reuters) – A confidential U.N. monitors’ report warns of “systematic abuses” by Somalia’s government, which the monitors say has allowed the diversion of weapons that Somali authorities purchased after the U.N. Security Council eased an arms embargo on Mogadishu last year. Some of the arms believed to have been diverted were earmarked for a leader […]

February 13th, 2014 | Posted in News in English, wararka caalamka | Read More »