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Somalia President applauds Somali women for fighting for the rights of the most vulnerable

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Hassan Sh. Mohamud today paid tribute to Somali women activists and those campaigning to improve women's rights. Full Article 

Hormuud Telecom awards winners of Koran Contestants 03/12/2013 - 23:29:21

- In an event to end and award the winners of Ramadan Koran Contest was held at the centre of Jazira Hole in Mogadishu Somalia. The event was participated by teachers, families of students, and Hormuud Telecom representatives.

Puntland calls Federal MPs to halt impeachment motion against cabinet

Waagacusub.net - Puntland administration in Northeast Somalia has warned over the current impeachment motion by the Federal Parliament of Somalia against Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon. Full Article

Teachable Moments for the Ethiopian Diaspora?

Stop the violence against Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia now! Full Article

Somalia's Supreme judge accuses the federal Gov't for ignoring to provide security for court officials

Waagacusub.net - a meeting was today held in Mogadishu by Somalia's judicial committee chaired by the country's supreme judge justice Aydid Abdullahi Ilkahanaf to address the security threats faced by Somalia's judicial officials. Full Article

Somalia: Gov't, AMISOM troops clash with Al Shabaab in Baidoa

Waagacusub.net - News reports from Bay region suggest that heavy clash broke out between Gov't troops backed by AMISOM forces and Al Shabaab in Baidoa, the capital of Bay region, witnesses said. Full Article

Somalia: Religious scholars receive cash aid to assist cyclone victims.

Waagacusub.net - Religious scholars in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland stated to have received 150 thousand dollars to assist the survivors of cyclone storms. Full Article

Editorials

Somalia:The Tragedy in Taleh!

On November 27 2013, Puntland Presidential Guard forces attacked a Khatumo delegation on their way to Taleh to attend the Khatumo III Conference Full Article

 

Teachable Moments for the Ethiopian Diaspora?

Stop the violence against Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia now! Full Article

 

Somalia:Yussur Abrar and Thuli Madonsela: Africa's Female Whistleblowers

It was always my belief that if Africa were to change its bad reputation as the citadel of corrupt politicians and a haven for mismanaged foreign aid; it would have to be the continent's women that lead the way. Full Article

 

Somalia:The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name

NAME THEM! SHAME THEM - For Ussur Abrar Full Article

 

"New Deal for Somalia" Donor projects undo the

Donor projects and practices are undoing the principles and goals of the New Deal for Somalia, a partnership Compact intended to consolidate the "national political settlement" spelled out in the "Provisional Constitution" as a foundation for the Somali State. Full Article

 

Somalia:Poor Leadership Crisis

Tyranny is among one of the bad skills in poor leadership. A leader has no vision when he has no practical mission that moves the country to a positive change. The current Somali leader is insensitive to the public concerns and as a result remains distrusted from the hearts and minds of the Somali people. A poor leadership style is often associated with appointing incompetent government officials as well as bad advisors. The current Somali leader has such a poor leadership skills that will lead him to failure and will attempt to rule the country with a totalitarian regime. Full Article

 

Yussur Abrar resignation letter -Leaks

Yussur Abrar, who was one of the world's few female central bank ... One donor official said Ms Yussur was "scared for her life and so unlikely".this is leaks of her Email resignation Full Article

 

Chairman of Somalia's anti-piracy agency arrested in Belgium

The last two years, Afweyne was leading a successful-locally established antipiracy effort, which partially succeeded to release hostages, hijacked boats and disengaged nearly one thousands pirates from the dangerous business they were in the coastal areas in central Somalia regions. Full Article

 

Somalia government fell in the hands of a small religious group

Somali Peoples Party says -"Falling into habits of the past, the current government fell in the hands of a small religious group who overpowered the state house at Mogadishu. The outcome; a failed UN facilitated attempt to create a democratic government" Full Article

 

World Leading Global Ageing Scientists Visit Gold Mercury

Dr Craig Willcox and Dr Giovanni Scapagnini explore the impact of global population ageing with Gold Mercury President, Nicolas De Santis One of the world's leading gerontology scientists, Dr Craig Willcox, and top neurology/brain ageing scientist Dr Giovanni Scapagnini visited Gold Mercury's headquarters in London, to present their work and discuss critical challenges to global ageing, particularly with regards to the impact of nutrition and brain disease. Full Article

 

Somalia:Yussur Abrar and Thuli Madonsela: Africa's Female Whistleblowers

It was always my belief that if Africa were to change its bad reputation as the citadel of corrupt politicians and a haven for mismanaged foreign aid; it would have to be the continent's women that lead the way.

Somalia:Minister forced Turkish Airlines to take daughter of Warlord

{Waagacusub.net }Somalia's foreign affairs Minister Fowziya Adam made Turkish Airlines stranded for two hours at Mogadishu airport, when its crew refused to take daughter of Warlord Qaybdiid.

Somali President in the hands of Asmara Group and Damu Jadiid

Mogadishu {Waagacusub.net} Decisions made in Villa Somalia are manipulated by Damu Jadiid group, a secret society which the Somali President belongs to, and cadres of UIC, Asmara faction led by Gen. (Rtd) Jama Mohamed Qalib and former Ambassador Ahmed Abdi Hashara.

Gulf, Western, and African Nations sided with the opposing top leaders of Somalia

Mogadishu {Waagacusub.net} Diplomats representing western countries and Arab and African states, who were fuelling the conflict between the Somali PM and the President, disagreed on the same conflict while sidelined with the opposing leaders.

"New Deal for Somalia" Donor projects undo the

Donor projects and practices are undoing the principles and goals of the New Deal for Somalia, a partnership Compact intended to consolidate the "national political settlement" spelled out in the "Provisional Constitution" as a foundation for the Somali State.

Teachable Moments for the Ethiopian Diaspora?

Stop the violence against Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia now! Full Article

 

Somalia:Yussur Abrar and Thuli Madonsela: Africa's Female Whistleblowers

It was always my belief that if Africa were to change its bad reputation as the citadel of corrupt politicians and a haven for mismanaged foreign aid; it would have to be the continent's women that lead the way. Full Article

 

Somalia:The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name

NAME THEM! SHAME THEM - For Ussur Abrar Full Article

 

"New Deal for Somalia" Donor projects undo the

Donor projects and practices are undoing the principles and goals of the New Deal for Somalia, a partnership Compact intended to consolidate the "national political settlement" spelled out in the "Provisional Constitution" as a foundation for the Somali State. Full Article

 

Somalia:Poor Leadership Crisis

Tyranny is among one of the bad skills in poor leadership. A leader has no vision when he has no practical mission that moves the country to a positive change. The current Somali leader is insensitive to the public concerns and as a result remains distrusted from the hearts and minds of the Somali people. A poor leadership style is often associated with appointing incompetent government officials as well as bad advisors. The current Somali leader has such a poor leadership skills that will lead him to failure and will attempt to rule the country with a totalitarian regime. Full Article

 

Somalia:Yussur Abrar and Thuli Madonsela: Africa's Female Whistleblowers

It was always my belief that if Africa were to change its bad reputation as the citadel of corrupt politicians and a haven for mismanaged foreign aid; it would have to be the continent's women that lead the way. Full Article

 

U.S. and UN against Somalia President

By Shukri Said,International Journalist Expertand Human right Activist. Full Article

 

"Somalia will soon ratify the International Convention on Children's Rights"

H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today pledged that Somalia would soon ratify the International Convention on Children's Rights. The President made his remarks during a visit to Hamar Jab-Jab School in Mogadishu marking International Children's Day. Somalia, South Sudan and the US have yet to ratify the 1989 convention. Full Article

 

Yussur Abrar resignation letter -Leaks

Yussur Abrar, who was one of the world's few female central bank ... One donor official said Ms Yussur was "scared for her life and so unlikely".this is leaks of her Email resignation Full Article

 

Somali President family Threatened and Blackmailed resigned Bank Governor

Nairobi (Waagacusub.net) Days after her resignation made the headlines Yussur Abrar says she was threatened and blackmailed by businessmen close to president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's family. Full Article