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HirShabelle and Galmudug elect seven to the Lower House

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HirShabelle and Galmudug elect seven to the Lower House

Jowhar, Cadaado, 29 November 2016 – Seven more candidates have been elected in the past two days to the House of the People in the ongoing electoral process in Galmudug and HirShabelle States. Two of the five candidates elected in Cadaado on Monday and Tuesday are women. They are Maryam Mohamed Hussein and Maryam Haji […]

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more MPs elected to the Lower House in balloting held in four states in Somalia

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more MPs elected to the Lower House in balloting held in four states in Somalia

South West state added five more MPs to the House of the People today, among them one woman, in elections held in the administrative capital, Baidoa. To date, South West state has filled 43 seats in the Lower House, out of an allocation of 69 seats, of which five have been won by women. The […]

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In Somalia, voting under way but democracy delayed

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In Somalia, voting under way but democracy delayed

With its security-sealed plastic boxes and cardboard polling booths, Somalia’s election – under way since last month and still ongoing – has the trappings of democracy, but few of the functions. Last week in the western city of Baidoa, 51 handpicked representatives of the Reer Aw Hassan clan took an hour to vote unanimously for […]

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Anti-Terrorism Commander: We are 4 Km away from central Mosul

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Anti-Terrorism Commander: We are 4 Km away from central Mosul

   Hayy al-Bakr area, one of the most important ISIS strongholds east of Mosul, and emphasized that these forces are only 4 kilometers away from the center of the city. Saadi also pointed out to the killing of tens of ISIS militants in the outskirt of the neighborhood, and revealed that the international coalition air […]

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Born in Dadaab, Kenya’s largest refugee camp, Abas beat the country’s minister of information.

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Born in Dadaab, Kenya’s largest refugee camp, Abas beat the country’s minister of information.

Abdullahi Sheikh Abas has become the first man born in a refugee camp to defeat a Somali minister to become a member of parliament.Twitter/Radio Diaspora Born in Kenya’s largest refugee camp, Abdullahi Sheikh Abas, 31, has made headlines after he defeated a prominent Somali official to become a member of parliament. These are the first […]

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Welcoming Kenya’s decision on Dadaab camp, UN urges flexibility on timeframes for Somali refugees

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Welcoming Kenya’s decision on Dadaab camp, UN urges flexibility on timeframes for Somali refugees

In mid-June, six buses carrying more than 387 people departed Dadaab camp in North-eastern Kenya travelled into Somalia. UNHCR assists returning refugees with cash grants, core relief items, food and other community-based support programs. Photo: UNHCR/Assadullah Nasrullah – The Office of the United Nations High Commissionson Refugees (UNHCR) welcomed today a statement today from theGovernment […]

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Amid tears and confessions, 3 more ISIL defendants are sentenced to prison

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Amid tears and confessions, 3 more ISIL defendants are sentenced to prison

Joles, David – Star Tribune Gallery: Following the sentencing of Hanad Musse to 10 years in prison and 20 years supervised release, supporters of Musse became emotional in a hallway inside the Federal Courthouse Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in Minneapolis, MN. None of the family members would give their names. late Tuesday afternoon, closing an […]

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Ruto’s shuttle diplomacy for Amina job to cost millions

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Ruto’s shuttle diplomacy for Amina job to cost millions

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, Deputy President William Ruto and Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara at the Presidential Palace in Abidjan on Tuesday last week / DPPS   has chartered a private plane for Deputy President William Ruto’s pan-African campaign for Foreign Affairs CS Amina Mohamed in a move reminiscent of the Sh100 million […]

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Minnesota elects first Somali-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar

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Minnesota elects first Somali-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar gives an acceptance speech on election night in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 8, 2016. Omar, a former refugee from Somalia, is the first Somali-American Muslim woman to hold public office. PHOTO Minnesota voters have elected the first Somali-American Muslim woman legislator in a state where the uneasy assimilation of large numbers of Somali refugees […]

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Somali migrants are ‘disaster’ for Minnesota, says Donald Trump

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Somali migrants are ‘disaster’ for Minnesota, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump speaks in Minneapolis, in an address in which he claimed local Somali migrants were joining Isis. Photograph: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Donald Trump on Sunday warned darkly of the danger posed by Somali migrants in Minneapolis, a deeply segregated city that has the largest Somali-American community in the US. FBI has found no criminal […]

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