Somalia President to attend UNGA meeting after renouncing his US Citizenship

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi  Farmajo will Participate this year’s  UN General Assembly meeting in New york Next week. This trip to New york is his first trip to US two years and seven months later when he becomes Somalia President back to early 2017. Minister Planning and International Corporation Jamal Mohamed Hassan Announced that President Farmajo will attend the UNGA 74th...

Uhuru, Ruto backers differ on Building Bridges Initiative

Differences of opinion between Jubilee Party leaders allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta and those associated with Deputy President William Ruto over the Building Bridges Initiative intensified Tuesday, threatening to not only tear the ruling party further apart, but also scuttle the reforms initiative. IMMINENT DEATH While the party’s secretary-general Raphael Tuju said Jubilee is fully behind the initiative, and that party...

Somali President wishes Muslims all over the world a happy Eid Al-Adha

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated the Somali people on the blessed occasion of Eid Al-Adha. The President described this special holiday as a symbol of compassion, protection and unity for Muslims. “These holy days are great days for our religion and culture. It is a day in which thousands of our citizens turn to each in support and comfort, perform the pilgrimage...

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khayre meets with Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale

Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale met today with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in Mogadishu, Somalia.  The Under Secretary reaffirmed America’s commitment to assist Somalia with political reform, economic development, and stabilization efforts. The Prime Minster briefed the Under Secretary on recent political and security developments and Somalia’s progress towards meeting the conditions for debt relief that...

The foreign hand in Somalia’s terror attacks

The New York Times published an expose claiming it had obtained an audio recording from a phone conversation between the Qatari ambassador and a Qatari businessman boasting about Bosaso attack.     in summary: • The latest attack on July 24 which al Shabaab claimed responsibility was the most audacious. • A female suicide bomber blew herself in a hall where the mayor of...

No easy walk to freedom for Waititu

Nairobi (CaasimadaTimes)-Even as he fights to resume his duties following an order barring him from accessing his office, Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu still faces hurdles in controlling the county. Mr Waititu faces rebellion from ward representatives who are plotting an impeachment motion against him. IMPEACHMENT He also has to contend with a divided Cabinet, with some executives leaning towards his deputy, James...

Kiambu county governor suspended

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu, who— alongside his wife and other county officials— is facing corruption charges over irregular award of tenders worth Sh588 million, has walked to temporary freedom after spending 48 hours in the cell. However, he did not walk back to his corner office in Kiambu town on Tuesday after the Anti-Corruption Court in Milimani, Nairobi, ordered him...

WAR DEG DEG: Madaxtooyada Soomaaliya Oo ay ku hoobteen Hobiyayaal kala cararay ka dhashey…

Muqdisho (CaasimadaTimes)-warar dheeraad ah ayaa kasoo baxaya hoobiyayaal duhurnimadii maanta ku dhacay Degmadda Warta-nabadda ee gobolka banaadir. Hoobiyaayasha ayaa ku kala dhacay meelo aan ka fogayn madaxtooyada Soomaaliya oo ay ka mid yihiin iskuulka 15-ka May, iyo dhismayaal ay deggan yihiin siyaasiyiin. Goobjoogayaal ayaa CaasimadaTimes u sheegay in jugta hoobiyaasha laga maqlay Degmaddda Warta-nabadda ee gobolka banaadir. Ilaa hadda lama xaqiijin karo...

Dowladda Qatar oo Heshiis Halis ku ah Kiiska Bada la gashey Kenya warar sheegaya in…

Doha (CaasimadaTimes)-Shirkadda Batroolka ee aylleedahay  dowladda Qatar (Qatar Petroleum) ayaa ku dhawaaqday heshiis ay la gashay Shirkaddaha Eni iyo Total, si ay saami ugu yeelato 25% sahminta shidaalka saddex Baloog oo ku yaala Xeebaha Kenya. Qoraal Twitter-ka ku shaacisay Shirkadda Qatar Petroleum ayaa lagu sheegay in 25% ay ka heshay Shirkadaha Eni iyo Total oo kala ah (13.75% Shirkadda ENI...

Ilhan Omar: I’m going to unmask the system of oppression in US

Washington, DC - An event in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, billed as the first national gathering of Muslims in politics in United States history, began with a resounding a rebuke of racism and Islamophobia emanating from the White House, and a call for Muslims to become beacons of civic participation. The conference comes after more than a week of racist...

Somali forces arrest 3 al-Shabab militants in southern town..

Somali forces have apprehended three al-Shabab militants in a security operation conducted on Sunday in Kismayo town, southern Somalia, an official said on Monday. Somali National Army (SNA)'s Division 11th commander Mohamed Hassan Badal said the arrests were made after the forces got reliable intelligence on the militants' presence on the road outside of Kismayo city. "The militants sneaked in a...

Joint Press Statement: International Partners Visit Galmudug.

A delegation of Somalia’s regional and international partners visited Dhusamareeb on 22 July 2019, to be updated on developments in the Federal Member State of Galmudug and to attend a ceremony marking initial steps in integration of some local security forces into the Somali National Army. The delegation included representatives of the African Union, Djibouti, Ethiopia, the European Union, the...

Graft purge leaves Treasury in crisis with leadership vacuum

The arrest of two top officials at the National Treasury has left the most powerful government ministry in a crisis, as the corruption purge claims its highest casualties in the Jubilee administration yet. President Kenyatta said in his last State of the Nation address that he would ask any government officials charged with corruption to step aside. If he lives by...

president uhuru to name the acting Treasury CS after rotich arrest

the president is set announce the acting Treasury CS after the arrest of the former cs henry rotich over the alleged Kimwarer and Arror dam scandals. The President is also expected to name an acting Treasury PS in line with his declaration during the State of the Nation address in April. Addressing Parliament, Uhuru said that all government officers will cease holding...

car bomb explodes near airport in moqdisho, somalia

At least 17 people have been killed and dozens wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, according to security officials. The al-Shabab armed group claimed responsibility for Monday's attack near a busy security checkpoint outside the Afrik Hotel. "A suicide bomber drove the rigged car into a security checkpoint ... at the highway road...

Kenyan finance minister henry rotich arrested on corruption charges over mega dam project

 Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested on Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams. Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji had ordered the arrest and prosecution of Rotich and 27 other top officials on charges of fraud, abuse of office and financial misconduct in the latest scandal...

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BREAKING NEWS: Somalia bans direct flights to Kismayu from Kenya

Somalia has ordered all aircraft originating from Kenya to land in Mogadishu as the diplomatic row over boundary between the neighbours escalate. Mogadishu will vet...