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Somalia, AU mull strategy to secure elections

Somalia, AU mull strategy to secure elections

Thursday November 21, 2019MOGADISHU, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali police have held a meeting to discuss ways and strategies to provide adequate security for the upcoming one-person-one-vote elections.
Th…

Almaas Elman, Somali-Canadian Activist, Is Shot Dead in Mogadishu

Almaas Elman, Somali-Canadian Activist, Is Shot Dead in Mogadishu

By Abdi Latif DahirWednesday November 20, 2019

A Somali-Canadian aid worker and activist was shot dead on Wednesday in Mogadishu, a police official said, dealing a new blow to efforts by the Somali diaspora to return home and help rebuild the country…

José Mourinho appointed Tottenham manager after Pochettino sacked

José Mourinho appointed Tottenham manager after Pochettino sacked

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Tottenham Hotspur have acted swiftly to appoint José Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that will run until the end of the 2022-23 season following Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking on Tuesday.
Less than 12 hours afte…

Somali activist, ex-diplomat assassinated in Mogadishu

Somali activist, ex-diplomat assassinated in Mogadishu

Wednesday November 20, 2019

A prominent civil society activist and former Somali diplomat was shot and killed in a suburb of the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.
Reports said Almaas Elwan was pregnant at the time of the incident and was heading to the…

Almaas Elman, sister of renown peace activist Ilwad Elman shot dead in Mogadishu

Almaas Elman, sister of renown peace activist Ilwad Elman shot dead in Mogadishu

Wednesday November 20, 2019MOGADISHU (HOL) – Almaas Elman the sister of the renowned human rights activist Ilwad Elman was Wednesday afternoon shot dead at the UN compound in Mogadishu.The circumstances under which the Almaas was killed remained uncl…

US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official

US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official

Wednesday November 20, 2019A Somali intelligence official says a U.S. drone strike has killed a senior officer with the al-Shabab extremist group.Ads By Google The official says the unidentified officer had maintained links with foreign extremist gro…

Ex-Presidents to meet Farmaajo amidst ensuing political run-ins

Ex-Presidents to meet Farmaajo amidst ensuing political run-ins

Wednesday November 20, 2019MOGADISHU (HOL) – Somali President Mohamed Farmaajo is Wednesday meeting former presidents Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Sheikh Sharif Ahmed following weeks of tension which has seen the opposition head to court.Ads By Google H…

‘Somali flood response by local firms and communities needs better coordination’ – interview

‘Somali flood response by local firms and communities needs better coordination’ – interview

Wednesday November 20, 2019Abdullahi Nur Osman, the president of Hormuud Telecom Foundation, recently visited Beledweyne and other flood-affected southern Somali towns to see how local relief efforts were going.  Local businesses, including Horm…

Mandera quarry workers resume operations after ban lifted

Mandera quarry workers resume operations after ban lifted

Wednesday November 20, 2019Quarry miners in Mandera East have obtained orders stopping the government from harassing them while carrying out their business.High Court Judge Charles Kariuki agreed with the workers that it was wrong for the Mandera Cou…

Oriole’s TSR secures funding to rekindle Djibouti exploration

Oriole’s TSR secures funding to rekindle Djibouti exploration

Mining WeeklyWednesday November 20, 2019BY: MARIAAN WEBB
East African explorer Thani Stratex Resources (TSR), in which Aim-quoted Oriole Resources holds 26.1%, has secured funding for an accelerated exploration programme at its Djibouti projects over …