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Failed Initiatives befoul Somalia’s future

by Mr. Mohamud M Uluso | October 20, 2014 | QOL | Despite unprecedented level of foreign interventions particularly since 2000, Somalia lingers as a failed state which is threat to the international peace and security. The installation of permanent federal government in 2012 and the victories over terrorist group Al Shabab did not change Somalia’s […]

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Somalia: victim of foreign aid and conspiracy

How has foreign aid been used to put down Somalia since the early 1990s? In Summary In one instance, Warah interviewed a Somali Whistleblower Abdirizak Fartaag, a former head of Public Finance Management Unit, who narrated how senior politicians in former President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed often diverted donor funds from the Central Bank to their […]

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Bujumbura, October 16, 2014 1. At the invitation of His Excellency Engineer Prosper Bazombanza, First Vice President of the Republic of Burundi, His Excellency Dr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, paid an official visit to the Republic of Burundi from the 15th October to the 16th October 2014. […]

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‘Default’ a hostage thriller that demands little attention

Fear-mongering deflates the Somali pirates hostage thriller ‘Default’ by Simon Brand “Default” tosses plenty of buzzworthy ideas into the mix, but at its heart it’s a run-of-the-mill hostage thriller, spruced up as found footage with Somali pirates. Four Somalis hijack a charter plane in Seychelles and hold hostage an American crew doing some “60 Minutes”-style […]

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Dawladda Kolombiya oo shaacisay in Ruux Sierre Leone soo maray, iskaba da inuu u dhashaye wax walaba ha ahaadee uusan cagaha soo dhigi karin xuduudkeeda:

Colombia | October 16, 2014 | Dawladda Kolombia (Colombia) Laatiin Ameerika ayaa shalay 15 Oktober 2014 shaaca ka qaaday in kolkii uu Machadka Caafimaadka ee Qaranka Kolombiya (Instituto Nacional de Salud ) uu Talooyin caafimaad oo KAHORTAGA EBOLA ee uu usoo jeedisay Wazaaradda Arrimaha Dibadda, aan fiirinay ayaa Dawladdu Kolombiya aqbashay Talooyinkaas, gaartayna Go’aankan: Laga […]

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A new booklet on apostasy in Islam has rattled extremist Somali clerics

A booklet titled Xadka Riddada Maxaa ka Run Ah? published in Nairobi, is a scholarly treatise dealing with the contentious issue of apostasy in Islam and what punishment, if any, is prescribed by Islam. DAILY NATION | By GUULEYSTE ALI | October 17, 2014  | It’s not often that we hear of a battle of […]

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Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for café bombings

SABAHI | By Fuad Ahmed in Mogadishu | October 17, 2014 | Five civilians were killed and 14 others injured Wednesday (October 15th) when a car bomb detonated in front of Panorama Café in Mogadishu’s Hamar Weyne district, the second such attack carried out by the militant group in three days. Al-Shabaab spokesperson Abidaziz Abu […]

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UN claims Al-Shabaab freely exports charcoal from KDF controlled Kismayu Port

Al-Shabaab is shipping large quantities of charcoal from a port in Somalia controlled by the Kenya Defence Forces. In Summary The report estimates charcoal worth at least $250 million (Sh22 billion) were shipped to the international market from Somalia in 2013 and 2014. Operations at the port of Kismayo are jointly supervised by the KDF […]

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Census: Foreign-born Africans Most Educated Immigrants in the U.S.

New York (TADIAS) – October 16, 2014 | According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest American Community Survey 41% of the African-born population in the United States obtained bachelor’s degrees or higher between 2008 and 2012 compared with 28% of the overall foreign-born U.S. population. The study, which was released this month, indicates a rapid […]

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Cedar Riverside girls basketball designs own culturally-appropriate uniforms

MINNEAPOLIS | QOL | October 15, 2014 | by Maury Glover |  The Cedar Riverside Community School girls’ basketball team is asking for parents’ opinions about their new uniforms. The girls designed the options themselves to be both religiously appropriate according to Somali culture, with a little help from the University of Minnesota. Parents were […]

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