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Somalia-Turkey ties will triumph despite the murder of a Turkish citizen

Somalia-Turkey ties will triumph despite the murder of a Turkish citizen

Abdinor Dahir Wednesday May 15, 2019 Turkey’s economic, humanitarian and nation-building efforts in Somalia have forged a bond that cannot be derailed by terror attacks. On Sunday, the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabaab group killed a Turkish citizen…

Somalia’s economy on right path, but still vulnerable -IMF

Somalia’s economy on right path, but still vulnerable -IMF

Wednesday May 15, 2019Hereward Holland
NAIROBI, May 14 (Reuters) – Growth in Somalia’s economy is expected to strengthen to 3% in 2019 from 2.8% last year, but it is vulnerable to destabilising factors including fragile security, climate change and po…

Four dead, several injured, in Somalia suicide bombing

Four dead, several injured, in Somalia suicide bombing

Wednesday May 15, 2019People walk near the wreckage of a car near the complex housing Somalia’s ministries of works and labour stormed by Al-Shabaab militants in Mogadishu in March. A suicide bomber killed at least four people and injured several othe…

Iran suggests oil attacks orchestrated to spark conflict

Iran suggests oil attacks orchestrated to spark conflict

Wednesday May 15, 2019FM Javad Zarif says his country anticipated ‘activities to escalate tension’ by ‘hardliners’ in the US and Middle East.
Iranian officials accused “hardliners” in the United States and elsewhere of attempting to orchestrate an inc…

5 killed in Somalia suicide bombing

5 killed in Somalia suicide bombing

IANS Tuesday May 14, 2019Burnt out vehicles after a VBIED exploded in Mogadishu on Tuesday, May, 14, 2019. Twitter – Harun MarufA suicide bomber killed at least five people and injured nine others on Tuesday after detonating a car packed with explosiv…

Somalia cancels national exams after leaks

Somalia cancels national exams after leaks

CGTN Tuesday May 14, 2019National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education Abdullahi Godah Barre confirmed on national television.Ads By Google The nati…

Somalia: Social media shut down over exam leakages unjustified

Somalia: Social media shut down over exam leakages unjustified

Tuesday May 14, 2019

Responding to reports that Somalia’s education minister has announced that social media may be shut down for five days from 27 to 31 May as one of the ways to stop cheating in the national secondary school exams, Amnesty Internat…

Chewing miraa bad for mental health, Kemri scientists say

Chewing miraa bad for mental health, Kemri scientists say

Gatonye Gathura Tuesday May 14, 2019

In 2017, Kemri, while citing a study carried out in Embu and Meru counties, had declared that miraa does not cause oral, sexual or mental health problems.
But publishing the same data last week in a scientific jou…

Somalia’s economy on right path, but still vulnerable -IMF

Somalia’s economy on right path, but still vulnerable -IMF

Growth in Somalia’s economy is expected to strengthen to 3% in 2019 from 2.8% last year, but it is vulnerable to destabilizing factors including fragile security, climate change, and poverty, the International Monetar…

Loud explosion heard in Mogadishu, casualties feared

Loud explosion heard in Mogadishu, casualties feared

Tuesday May 14, 2019A loud explosion occurred in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, the police and witnesses said.Ads By Google Witnesses said a huge car bomb detonated at the headquarters of Mogadishu’s Wardhigley district and the number of ca…