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Statement from Office of The President

22 November 2014 – The President of Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted bus passengers in Kenya’s north. Gunmen ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi, killing at least 20 passengers and hijacking a dozen more. The President extends his deep condolences […]

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Mogadishu, November 22, 2014 | The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the ‘one Somalia’ delegation yesterdat returned to Mogadishu after attending the High Level Partnership Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark. Reflecting on the two-day meeting which was called to affirm progress against the milestones set out in the New […]

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Weekly Press Conference on the Progress of the Government

Mogadishu, 15 November 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: progress on New Deal; the approval of the 2015 budget; the election of the President of South West […]

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President Silanyo: Somaliland’s next dictator in the making

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana November 21, 2014 | Wardheer News | By Abdi Hussein Daud | Certain democratically elected leaders transform gradually into dictators. History has repeatedly attested the blueprints for turning a democratic system into dictatorship. Such blueprints have been employed recurrently in different shapes […]

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Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” John C. Maxwell November 20, 2014 | Hummingbird Spotlight | This man must be very time conscious is the thought that cross my mind. After confirming our interview he is keen to confirm on the morning of the material day “if we […]

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Somaliland migrants dying for a life in Europe

EuroNews | by Naomi Lloyd | Researcher & cameraman Abdi Bidhan Dahir, freelance journalist in Hargeisa Every year, thousands of migrants risk their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Africa into Europe. In Somaliland, although the region has escaped much of the conflict and chaos that plagues neighbouring Somalia, many young people are desperate to leave […]

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International ministers ‘press for progress’ in Somalia

Delegates review moves towards New Deal Somali Compact in North African state November 20, 2014 | By Tommy Hansen COPENHAGEN Fifty-six international delegations comprised of more than 300 people have gathered in Copenhagen to review progress on the New Deal Somali Compact aimed at building reconciliation in the beleaguered North African state. The High Level Partnership Forum […]

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SABAHI | November 20, 2014 |  International donors gathered at the two-day High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia in Copenhagen issued a communiqué Thursday (November 20th) praising Somalia’s political and security progress and outlining priorities for future efforts. The 56 delegations noted that President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s government has charted many successes since the 2013 […]

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The UN gave millions to Somalia. Where did it go?

By George Russell | November 19, 2014 | FoxNews.com | EXCLUSIVE: The United Nations for years handed out tens of millions of dollars to non-government organizations involved in humanitarian work in strife-battered Somalia with “no assurance” that the money was used for the intended purposes,” according to a report by the U.N.’s own internal auditing watchdog. […]

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Stability and Sustainability: Interview with Dr Hawa Abdi

November 20, 2014 | QOL | It is a calm and cool afternoon in Nairobi, Kenya, when I catch up with Dr Hawa Abdi over Skype. After working hard in Mogadishu’s difficult circumstances with her two physician daughters Deqo and Amina Mohamed, she sometimes comes to Nairobi to rest and relax. Speaking over a passable […]

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