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Meet Somalia’s trailblazing female camel trader

Meet Somalia’s trailblazing female camel trader

by Abdishukri Haybe   & Hamza MohamedMonday September 16, 2019
Kismayo, Somalia – Every morning just before sunrise, Zamzam Yusuf makes the short drive between her house in Kismayo to a farm about 30 kilometres (19 miles) outside th…

Somalia releases first report on rights of children in over three decades

Somalia releases first report on rights of children in over three decades

Hiiraan Online Monday September 16, 2019MOGADISHU (HOL) – Somalia has today released its Initial State Party Report on the rights of children 35 years after such a report was published in line with the global Convention of the Rights of Children.Ads B…

South Africa must be expelled from African Union, Paul Kagame suggested

South Africa must be expelled from African Union, Paul Kagame suggested

Monday September 16, 2019Rwandan President Paul Kagame, at a press briefing that announced the welcome of Africans stranded in Libya on his territory, spoke out on the South Africa case. Nelson Mandela’s country must necessarily be removed from all f…

Al-Shabaab builds up offensives in Middle Shabelle, masses fighters along Jowhar-Mogadishu highway

Al-Shabaab builds up offensives in Middle Shabelle, masses fighters along Jowhar-Mogadishu highway

Hiiraan Online Monday September 16, 2019MOGADISHU (HOL) – The militant group Al-Shabaab have ramped up attacks in Lower Shabelle region virtually cutting off main road use along Mogadishu-Jowhar highway in the last couple of days.Ads By Google In the …

Popular online taxi firm employing more than 2,000 in Hargeisa

Popular online taxi firm employing more than 2,000 in Hargeisa

Monday September 16, 2019More than 2,000 young men in Somaliland are now behind the wheel earning a decent living with the new online taxi company, Dhaweye.Ads By Google Dhaweye launched its mobile phone taxi hailing application in March 2019.Abdulla…

Burundian soldiers killed in Somalia ambush

Burundian soldiers killed in Somalia ambush

Monday September 16, 2019A senior official contacted by telephone in the Burundian city of Bujumbura said 12 Burundian soldiers had been killed and six injured. AFP PHOTO An unspecified number of Burundian peacekeepers were killed Saturday when a mili…

Eyes on court in fight against Somalia’s oil block suit at UN

Eyes on court in fight against Somalia’s oil block suit at UN

Monday September 16, 2019By BRIAN NGUGILawyer Kibe Mungai makes submissions in court. FILE PHOTO | NMG
The High Court has set October 7 as mention date for a petition seeking to block the State from taking part in an arbitration on dispute with Somali…

UN, World Bank call for sustained funding to end Somalia crises

UN, World Bank call for sustained funding to end Somalia crises

Monday September 16, 2019Displaced Somalis queue for food-aid rations at a distribution centre in the capital Mogadishu on January 19, 2012. In Baidoa, nearly 360,000 people fled slow onset drought, terrorist attacks and armed conflict. PHOTO | FILE |…

Kenya among countries facing eminent economic collapse – UN

Kenya among countries facing eminent economic collapse – UN

Monday September 16, 2019by VICTOR AMADALAUNCTAD secretary general Mukhisa Kituyi during a press briefing in Nairobi on July 16. Photo/ENOS TECHE.
The climate crisis poses an existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries and will resu…

Kuwait slaps ban on Somalian coal due to terror financing

Kuwait slaps ban on Somalian coal due to terror financing

Sunday September 15, 2019

KUWAIT CITY – The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has brought to the attention of the concerned officials in the ministry to tighten control over the markets and ban the import of Somali coal fearing the money earned from …