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UN: Somalia Needs Stronger Judiciary to Fight Sexual Violence FILE – United Nations special representative for sexual violence in conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura. Mohammed Yusuf Friday, April 05, 2013   NAIROBI — Somalia’s new government has to build a stronger and more transparent judicial system in order to prosecute perpetrators of sexual violence against women, […]

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Somalia: Somali Officials Vow to Improve Human Rights Following Rape Report Thursday, April 04, 2013   Somalia’s federal government pledged action after a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report alleged that state security force members were committing rapes and other abuses against women and girls at camps for internally displaced persons in Mogadishu.”I have publicly said […]

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Yes to Yaya! Toure vows to continue making history as he agrees new £45m, four-year deal at City By David Kent PUBLISHED: 15:12, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:10, 4 April 2013   Yaya Toure has vowed to deliver more success to Manchester City after signing a new deal worth nearly £45m over four years. […]

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  Thursday, April 4, 2013 (SM)- By Faisal Masudi – Dubai: An analyst on Somali affairs has said foreign intervention in Somalia — left without a central government since the 1991 ousting of its then military ruler — is “the root cause of civil strife”. Shamis Hussein (Halwa Shamis is from Somaliland  and an expert […]

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Who failed Somalia? by Said Ahmed Salah Sunday, March 31, 2013 “Of all ignorance, the ignorance of the educated is the most dangerous.  Not only are educated people likely to have more influence, they are the last people to suspect that they don’t know what they are talking about when they go outside their narrow […]

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by Abdi G. Elmi, MA Thursday, April 04, 2013 As so often happens, one morning I was asked to interpreter at a juvenile court proceeding in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the parents of a sixteen year old. After a long wait the court proceeding started and I was sitting between the parents whispering in Somali every […]

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3 April 2013 Last updated at 23:39 Thursday’s gossip column TRANSFER GOSSIP Brendan Rodgers is ready to offer striker Andy Carroll, 24, an unlikely Anfield lifeline – but only if the England international accepts a role as an impact substitute. Carroll has spent the season on loan at West Ham, who could yet make a […]

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North Korea warns US of nuclear attack Spokesman says military has been authorised to counter US aggression with “powerful practical military counteraction”. Last Modified: 03 Apr 2013 22:53 North Korea has in recent weeks stepped up its rhetoric threatening an attack against the US [Reuters] The North Korean army has warned Washington that its military […]

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Somalia : Bomb hits Dahabshiil bank after militant threat   (SM)- By Abdi Sheikh – MOGADISHU | Reuters – A bomb exploded outside the headquarters of Somalia’s biggest bank on Tuesday, wounding at least two people hours after al Qaeda-linked militants ordered the company cease operations in areas under their control. The blast outside Dahabshiil’s […]

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  Wednesday, April 03, 2013 A post mortem has found a teenager died after receiving a single shotgun wound to the chest. Mohammed Hussein, 19, was found by police called to Bounces Road, Lower Edmonton, after reports of shots being fired at 21:45 BST on Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests […]

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Hargeysa (RBC) Turkish government has invited officials from both the Somalia federal government and the break away region of Somaliland to hold first talks in Turkey in the mid of this month, Somaliland foreign minister Mohamed Abdullahi Omar said on Monday. In a press comference in Hargeysa, minister Omar confrmed that Somaliland administration hs received […]

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Understanding Somalia Amal Ahmed 1 April 2013   The scenario has changed with Turkish involvement in Somalia, in a way that prompts me to ask what it is that the Turks have done differently, to win over the hearts of the people of Somalia. The battle of Mogadishu in 1993 between the United States forces […]

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Who failed Somalia? by Said Ahmed Salah Sunday, March 31, 2013 “Of all ignorance, the ignorance of the educated is the most dangerous.  Not only are educated people likely to have more influence, they are the last people to suspect that they don’t know what they are talking about when they go outside their narrow […]

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30 die in Tanzania building collapse (SM)-  Emergency workers in Tanzania’s main city, Dar es Salaam, have now pulled at least 30 bodies from the ruins of a collapsed multi-storey building. The building, which was under construction in the Kariakoo area of the city, collapsed on Friday, crushing a number of cars. Among the dead […]

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Askariyad lagu magacaabo Kelly Jones oo ka tirsan booliska gobolka Northfolk ee dalka Britain ayaa ka rabta Mag nin kaalin shidaal leh oo 999 dalbaday kadib markii kaalintiisii tuug usoo dhacay. Gabadha Askariyada ayaa ku kuftay kaabad markii ay baadhitaanka ka waday kalinta shidaalka aaga baabuurta lagu dhaqo. Mulkiilaha kaalinta oo magaciisu layidhaah Steve Jones […]

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The joys of investing in Somaliland Mr Yusef says potential profits are higher in Somaliland than London “How are you going to make money in a country that doesn’t even exist?” That was probably the question that many people had at the back of their minds when Mohammed Yusef told them he would invest in […]

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Somaliland:Siilanyo’s Restructured Foreign Policy Failure Part II March 29, 2013   ·   1 Comments     policy by purging expertise in international relations, including Dr. Jazbhay Saad Nour, and several other foreign country representatives. These men were the drivers and engines of our international relations; unfortunately, they were replaced with clueless men who have no idea what […]

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An open letter to Professor Kapteijns: A rejoinder

An open letter to Professor Kapteijns: A rejoinder by Abdulkadir Osman “Aroma” Thursday, March 28, 2013   SearchDonkey Ad   Recently I have read and gave cursory look at your book entitled “Clan cleansing in Somalia”, published 2013. As you said you had travelled and visited places like: Addis Ababa, Jigjig, Djibouti, Yemen, Nairobi, Netherlands […]

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xidhiidhkii go’ay ee ay jsl la lahaan jirtay caalamka oo dib u soo magoola  Akhristoow, Ma ogtahay Qaniimadaha iyo Xadaaradaha ay Italia – Somalia ka dhaxashay dadka iyo dalka J. Somaliland is-dhex-yaacii 1960-kii? Aheey Ah! Maxaa hanti qaali ah gacmaheena ka baxay! By; Cali Cumar Xasan. Qaran ku biiray Qaran kale bal haba kuu dambeeyee, hadii […]

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28 March 2013 Last updated at 07:18 21   Arsenal and Liverpool are set to battle it out for the signature of Swansea City defender Ashley Williams, 28, in the summer. Full story: Daily Mail  Chelsea are planning to hijack West Ham’s £12m move for Vitesse Arnhem’s Ivory Coast international striker Wilfried Bony, 24. Full […]

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