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Stick to your mandate and remain neutral, Jubbaland tells AMISOM chief

Stick to your mandate and remain neutral, Jubbaland tells AMISOM chief

Monday May 25, 2020MOGADISHU (HOL) – AMISOM head Francisco Madeira has come under sharp criticism from Jubbaland government following his remarks to the UN Security Council last week which described the political pact between president Madobe and his…

Puntland VP accuses Deni of ‘insubordination’ as relations deteriorate

Puntland VP accuses Deni of ‘insubordination’ as relations deteriorate

Monday May 25, 2020GAROWE (HOL) – Relations between Puntland President Abdullahi Deni and his Deputy Ahmed Elmi Karaash Sunday went further south after Karaash went public accusing his boss of insubordination and failure to consult on management of t…

Third ex-Somali sportsman Maalim John dies in London in two months

Third ex-Somali sportsman Maalim John dies in London in two months

Monday May 25, 2020LONDON (LONDON) – Former Somali basketball player Hassan Farah has died in London after a long illness, the family has said but denied claims he died of COVID-19.A family member of the deceased told HOL Farah popularly known as Maa…

Hundreds of Russian, Syrian Mercenaries Quit Libya’s Front Lines

Hundreds of Russian, Syrian Mercenaries Quit Libya’s Front Lines

Monday May 25, 2020 More than 1,000 Russian and Syrian mercenaries in Libya have pulled back from the front lines after a Turkish military intervention helped block an assault on the capital.The intervention halted an attempt to capture Tripoli …

Puntland Agriculture Minister Gama’did dies of COVID-19

Puntland Agriculture Minister Gama’did dies of COVID-19

Monday May 25, 2020MOGADISHU (HOL) – Puntland Minister of Agriculture Ismail Diriye Gama’did has this morning died in Mogadishu after contracting the deadly COVID-19.Ads By Google State President Abdullahi Deni announced Monday the death of the agric…

Efforts aim to share COVID-19 info, help in St. Cloud’s Somali-speaking community

Efforts aim to share COVID-19 info, help in St. Cloud’s Somali-speaking community

Southernminn Monday May 25, 2020As the number of COVID-19 cases in the St. Cloud area continues to climb, an effort is underway to reach connect the region’s Somali American community with information and assistance.Ads By Google Much of that effort h…

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar wins DFL endorsement in reelection bid

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar wins DFL endorsement in reelection bid

Monday May 25, 2020First-term U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar won the DFL endorsement Sunday to run in the Aug. 11 primary election for a Minneapolis-based congressional seat that has been in Democrats’ hands since 1963.Ads By Google The party endorsement sets …

Blast kills 5, injures 20 in Somalia amid Ramadan Bayram festivities

Blast kills 5, injures 20 in Somalia amid Ramadan Bayram festivities

Monday May 25, 2020

At least five people were killed and more than 20 injured Sunday in Somalia in a blast during festivities to mark the Muslim holiday of Ramadan Bayram, or also known as Eid al-Fitr.
“The initial information we have received indica…

A time for reflection on Africa’s future

A time for reflection on Africa’s future

by Liban ObsiyeMonday, May 25, 2020
Burundians wait in a line to vote during the general elections at a polling station in Bubu Primary School in Giheta, central Burundi, on May 20, 2020. PHOTO | AFP Another Africa Day is upon us and, well, Africa rem…

No one can take away Palestine’s lands – Turkey’s Erdogan

No one can take away Palestine’s lands – Turkey’s Erdogan

Monday May 25, 2020photoj1Sacred Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is red line for Muslims worldwide, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Eid holiday message. (AA)Turkey’s president on Sunday reiterated his country’s support for Palestine as the…