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A year later, Kenyans still don’t know what actually happened at Westgate

A year later, Kenyans still don’t know what actually happened at Westgate

DAILY NATION | September 22, 2014 | By RASNA WARAH | We do not know how to remember our dead. I am not talking of funerals, where bulls are slaughtered for mourners and where the sounds of wailing fill the air. In Summary The Westgate and Mpeketoni attacks were not just shocking in the scale […]

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Towns liberated from al-Shabaab slowly come back to life

SABAHI | By Fuad Ahmed in Mogadishu | September 22, 2014 | Traditional elders from the Hiran and Lower Shabelle towns of Bulo Marer and Jalalaqsi, which were liberated by allied forces in recent weeks, say life is slowly coming back to normal. Farah Abdi Ware, a prominent elder from Hiran region, said elders have […]

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‘Terrorists hit my marriage’ but it survived

DAILY NATION | September 22, 2014 | By NGARE KARIUKI The iconic picture of a four-year-old girl running through a corridor towards a rescuer at Westgate Mall during last year’s terrorist attack remains etched on the minds of many Kenyans. In Summary As the mother held and prayed over her three daughters — Portia, then […]

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Ra’iisul Wasaare-ku-xigeenka Xukuumadda Soomaaliya oo meesha ka saaray inuu jiro Khilaaf u dhexeeya Madaxda sare ee Qaranka

Muqdisho, 20, September, 2014 - Ra’iisul Wasaare-ku-xigeenka Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Ridwaan Xirsi Maxamed ayaa maanta shir-guddoomiyey kulan aan caadi ahayn oo uu yeeshay Golaha Wasiirada Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomalaiya, kaasi oo diiradda lagu saarayey horumarka laga sameeyey ammaanka iyo siyaasadda dalka. Shirkan aan caadiga ahayn ayaa waxaa ka soo qaybgalay Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaala Soomaaliya Mudane Xasan […]

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Mogadishu, 20 September 2014 – Wasiirka Warfaafinta Mudane Mustafa Sheikh Ali Dhuhulow oo maanta warbaahinta la hadlay ayaa siiyey warbixinta horumarka Dowladda ee usbuucii la soo dhaafay. Wasiirka ayaa ka hadlay arrimo ay ka mid yihiin; Dib u heshiisiinta ka socota Kismaayo, Dib u heshiisiinta ka socota Baydhabo, horumarka tirokoobka dadweynaha, horumarka waxbarashada dalka, shirka […]

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Weekly Press Conference on the Progress of the Government

Mogadishu, 20 September 2014 – The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues: reconciliation conferences in Kismayo and Baidoa; progress on the census initiative and in education; the London security event; […]

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QOL | LONDON | 19th September 2014 | His Excellency the Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, concluded a productive day of discussions and donor commitments at Lancaster House, London, on the rebuilding and support to the Somali National Army (SNA). A wide range of donors from the international community attended the meeting focussed […]

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Young diaspora Somalis rediscovering entrepreneurial roots

By Abdirahim Saeed | BBC News | Two siblings are on a quest to revive the entrepreneurial streak once associated with Somali communities abroad. Asli and Yassin Ciyow want to dispel the image that young diaspora Somalis are often unemployed, involved in gangs, or linked to Islamist militants. The duo, born to a Somali father and […]

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Sep 18, 2014 | By Somalicurrent |  By Mohamed M. Muse | United States said the strike inside Somalia on 01/9 had been targeted to Al-shabaab leader but reality is that they did not know whether he had been killed or not in the attack. However, around 4-5 days later US pentagon held press brief by […]

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Against the Odds, Finding Refuge in El Paso

By JULIÁN AGUILAR | SEPT. 18, 2014 | EL PASO — In a seafood restaurant where most of the wait staff and clientele preferred Spanish to English, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed mustered some dry wit that reflected how she was slowly adapting to her surroundings on the Texas-Mexico border. “I am becoming Mexican, no more Somalia,” she […]

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