«I’m your wall between the American dream and chaos,» the president said.
The US government has deported a Somali citizen who was previously convicted of providing aid to the al-Shabab terrorist group, the Department of Justice announced in a press release on Friday.
The Turkish lira plunged to a new record low against the US dollar to finish the trading week, adding to its year-to-date plunge to 28%. The lira joined the broader emerging market currency selloff as the Federal Reserve’s downbeat assessment
The federal government of Somalia and its member states have, after lengthy discussions and consultations, agreed to an indirect electoral formula to conduct the upcoming National Elections. A joint communique released after the agreement explained that under the new arrangement, the National Independent Election Commission (NIEC) tasked to oversee the country’s electoral process, has been made dormant. A new electoral commission with membership from the federal government and the member states is set to manage the next election.
The UN migration agency said on Friday a new Migration Response Centre (MRC) to cater for the needs of vulnerable migrants returning to Somalia is due to open its doors in Mogadishu.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden landed Friday in Minnesota for the first of dueling campaign events with President Donald Trump over who should be trusted during the next four years to spur the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
In the past week alone, the Horn of Africa country has been the scene of over a dozen deadly terror attacks. The Islamist militant group is seen to be bent on thwarting the forthcoming elections.
NAIROBI - Somali money transfer companies moved more than $3.7 million in cash between suspected weapons traffickers in recent years, including to a Yemeni under U.S. sanctions for alleged militant links, according to a report seen by Reuters.
As the COVID-19 pandemic landed in Somalia in mid-March, there was rampant anxiety about how the country with one of the most fragile health systems could handle a pandemic that was wreaking havoc in wealthy nations.
The Lake Street Target store that was heavily damaged in riots following the death of George Floyd will reopen in mid-November.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Eleven employees of a Moorhead, Minn., food preparation business were given the chance Tuesday, Sept. 15, to return to work after they told Forum News Service they were fired last week when they tried to approach management about poor working conditions.
MUSCAT: In the aftermath of the Ogaden War, Somalia’s Bakaka Band found themselves “somewhat meaningless,” in the words of singer Shimaali Ahmed Shimaali. Founded to sing patriotic songs by the government’s Ministry of Interior in 1978 — the height of the Somali-Ethiopian border conflict — peacetime presented a crisis of identity.
TechInAfrica – The startup ecosystem in Africa looks as promising as ever with the 50 percent growth of tech hubs across the continent. Let’s look at the 5 Rising African Startups ready to shake the ground this year.
Nur Hashi Warsame was shot several times and later succumbed to his wounds in a hospital
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The weeklong electoral talks between President Mohamed Farmaajo and Federal Member State leaders yielded fruit Thursday evening following an agreement to hold parliamentary elections from November this year based on a co-management deal.
Mogadishu (HOL) - President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has appointed a former technical consultant as Somalia's new prime minister just hours after Somali leaders have reached a deal on a revised election model.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Five religious teachers were killed and three others injured in suspected clan clashes in Adale district of Middle Shabelle region Thursday.
Turkey will launch the Türksat 5A satellite into space on Nov. 30, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu said Wednesday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali Forces Thursday unburied and detonated several landmines planted by the militant group Al-Shabaab in the Lower Shabelle region.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A civil society coalition in Somalia has expressed concern over failure by the country’s leaders to reach a timely agreement on the model of upcoming elections noting that was fast running out.
KARARE, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lechodede Lbang’a has managed to keep farming for more than 40 years, even through northern Kenya’s worsening drought, but now he worries that his main source of income faces a threat more immediate than climate change: the military.
Minneapolis (HOL) - Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has asked both presidential candidates to comply with Minnesota's COVID-19 safety guidelines ahead of planned campaign stops in the state this week.
There are many violent incidents in Mogadishu that often go unnoticed. But when Hamdi Mohamed Farah was tossed over a six-storey building in the city's Waberi zone, anger boiled over in Somalia's capital.
At least seven al-Shabab fighters were killed in fierce fighting with Somali National Army (SNA) in the southern town of Awdhigle in Lower Shabelle, a military commander said on Wednesday.
Minnesota’s daily COVID-19 numbers continue to show a familiar recent pattern: relatively moderate case growth and hospitalizations and mostly single-digit deaths. Officials, though, continue to caution that the level of community spread of the virus means more problems ahead.
TORONTO (HOL) - Canadian-Somali activist and politician Sharmarke Dhubow has emerged among the Top 25 winners of the Canadian Immigrant Award for 2020.
I am utterly dismayed about the recurring dilemma that the Somali students find themselves in year after year. Every year as Somalia tries to move forward as a nation, its education system spirals into chaos.
The chief project engineer for Boeing’s 737 Max jet told House investigators that he approved a critical design change to software on the plane even though he was unaware of key details about how it worked or of a previous warning from a test pilot.....
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A 24-year-old man suspected to have been involved in the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Mogadishu was Tuesday night arrested in Adado town.
Earlier this year, Naima Dhore established the Somali American Farm Association to address the lack of awareness that Somali and immigrant farmers have on beginning their own operations and the importance of culturally specific food.
In several parts of Africa, paying for food, clothes or public transport with a phone is commonplace. Mobile money is taking off in Ethiopia, too, with COVID-19 as the catalyst.
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has confirmed he will skip the 5,000m at the Tokyo Games next summer.
Draft rules for potential airstrikes, drawn up after a Shabab attack at a base in January, are said to be limited and would require Kenyan assent.
An online event about preventing opioid overdoses is planned this month in the wake of several overdoses among members of the Somali-American community in Minnesota.
A Somali community in Stonebridge have been inspired to make their own Covid masks following help and advice from an NHS nurse.