Somali refugees flee to Kenya as drought, malnutrition cases rise

Thousands of undocumented migrants from Somalia are fleeing into Northern Kenya due to severe drought.  This comes as the Horn of Africa region grapples with the worst drought in decades, malnutrition and livestock deaths from five consecutive seasons without any rainfall. Dalsan TV has witnessed an increase in new arrivals from Somalia in Dadaab, most… Continue reading Somali refugees flee to Kenya as drought, malnutrition cases rise

Somalia repatriates 9 of its nationals detained in Libya

Nine Somali migrants have been repatriated from Libya. Special Envoy for migration and children’s rights, Mariam Yassin received the returnees at the Aden Abdulle International Airport on Tuesday. The first secretary of the Somali Embassy in Libya, Ayub Hashi Isse, said these youths are held by armed gang human-traffickers in Libya. Isse says they  faced… Continue reading Somalia repatriates 9 of its nationals detained in Libya

More Somali lawmakers join the frontline as the war against al-Shabaab intensifies

The renewed fight against the militants al-Shabaab is gaining momentum with more legislature leaving for the frontlines.  Gen. Mahad Abdirahman, a member of parliament of the House of the People and former commander of the Somali Custodial Corps has joined Somali Armed Forces fighting in South West state.  Gen. Mahad who was elected as a… Continue reading More Somali lawmakers join the frontline as the war against al-Shabaab intensifies

Explosion targets Mogadishu court official a day after calling out for war on al-Shabab on Facebook

An Explosive device attached to one of Mogadishu’s leading prosecutors has exploded near the Presidential palace.  Musharaf Mohamed Mo’allim who worked with the Justice department of the Banadir regional administration sustained injuries and has been admitted to Hospital.  The blast prompted the local authorities to cordon off the area, according to local security service representatives… Continue reading Explosion targets Mogadishu court official a day after calling out for war on al-Shabab on Facebook

Hirshabelle State fires Health Minister in mini cabinet reshuffle

The Minister of Health Dr. Zakaria Mohamed Ahmed speaking at a past event.

The deputy Vice President of Hirshabelle state Yussuf Ahmed Hagar Dabageed has fired the Minister of Health Dr. Zakaria Mohamed Ahmed.  Dr. Zakaria has since been replaced by Shueib Hassan in the latest cabinet reshuffle announced on Sunday. The Deputy Vice President of the Hirshabelle state in a statement, revealed that the Minister was sacked… Continue reading Hirshabelle State fires Health Minister in mini cabinet reshuffle

Somalia U17 football team ready for CECAFA tournament in Addis Ababa

Somalia U17 football team  is set to leave for Addisa Abababa this week ahead of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) U17 Championship. The annual tournament starts on Saturday, October 1 and runs to October 14.  The Somali U17 national team are targeting a top-two finish in the annual competition to… Continue reading Somalia U17 football team ready for CECAFA tournament in Addis Ababa

AU officials cheer recovering ATMIS soldiers in Nairobi hospitals

High-level officials from the African Union Headquarters and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), have visited injured soldiers from the mission at various hospitals in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to check on their wellbeing and welfare. As ATMIS supports the Somali National Army (SNA) and security forces in the fight against terrorism, some soldiers… Continue reading AU officials cheer recovering ATMIS soldiers in Nairobi hospitals

Qatar Strongly Condemns Bomb targeting military academy in Somalia

The government of Qatar has condemned Saturday’s al-Shabab attack targeting a military recruitment centre for  the Somali National Army (SNA) in Mogadishu.  The attack claimed by the al-Shabaab militant group has led to the death of scores of innocent young people and staff, while many others were injured. In a statement sent to newsrooms, the… Continue reading Qatar Strongly Condemns Bomb targeting military academy in Somalia

President Hassan Sheikh jets back from 77th Session of the UN General Assembly

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Monday arrived back in the country, after a successful participation in the 77th session of the high-level meetings of the UN General Assembly in New York, United States. President Hassan Sheikh stayed in the New York city of the United States for four days and in addition to delivering a… Continue reading President Hassan Sheikh jets back from 77th Session of the UN General Assembly

Somalia Vows To Heighten Al-Shabaab War

Somali government has vowed to intensify operations against al-Shabaab fighters and liberate towns and villages under the group’s control in southern and central Somalia. Somali military supported by locals has engaged in deadly clashes with al-Shabaab fighters in Hiiraan and Galgadud regions in the last two weeks. The army liberated a number of villages in… Continue reading Somalia Vows To Heighten Al-Shabaab War

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