RIP: Several People Killed, Among Them Students After an Explosion Targeting United Nations Officers
Several people have passed away after a deadly explosion that targeted white soldiers that guard United Nations offices. Al-Shabaab militants targeted a convoy belonging to a local security firm that “guards the UN" in the city of Mogadishu. Sources said the attack was carried out by an unknown suicide bomber who was driving a car full of explosives.
The current President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo has broken the silence after the International Court of Justice ruling on the maritime dispute between Somalia and Kenya. The court ruled in favour of Somalia by splitting the disputed region of the ocean for the two nations
The Somalia based miscreants Al-shabaab have continuously proved to be a huge security menace in the volatile country despite efforts by regional and international security players to weed them out. Multiple media reports indicate that the government of the United States of America in cooperation with soldiers from the federal government of Somalia have launched a deadly attack against the notorious Terror group Al-shabaab.
Few days ago, the United States of America under president Joe Biden made a stunning decision after pulling out all US troops in Afghanistan following many years of their continued presence in the war torn nation. The aftermath of that decision saw the revered Taliban organization gain ground very fast to a point that the organization started taking control of key cities in Afghanistan.
"We Have Two Govts" Leader Forced to Apologize After He Recognized Al-Shabaab as an Alternative Govt
Somaliland traditional leader King Osman Burmadow on Tuesday apologized to the people of Somalia after he had given a controversial statement, suggesting Somalia has two governments, the federal government and al-Shabaab as another government. The statement attracted sharp reactions from government officials and victims who have suffered under al-Shabaab, forcing Osman to come out and issue a public apology.
Prime Minister Who Recently Visited Kenya & Held Talks With President Uhuru Accused of Land Grabbing
While it is in Kenya where cases of land grabbing are linked to top government officials, a similar scandal has rocked the office of Somalia's Prime Minister, who recently visited Kenya. Commander of the Somali coastguard Brigadier General Abdihamid Mohamed Dirir on Monday alleged that top government officials among them PM Mohamed Hussein Roble were planning to grab public land belonging to the coastguard near Mogadishu port.
Ground troops from Uganda's military have been sent to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to fight ADF rebels. A series of bombs in Uganda are being blamed on the ADF. Analysts, on the other hand, believe that allowing the Ugandan army into the DRC will exacerbate tensions with Rwanda.
Two men have been slapped with a 15-year-jail term each after they were found guilty of masquerading as Al-Shabaab militants to extort money from businesses and civilians. The two men, Mohamed Ali Abdi and Ahmed Yasin Haji have been found guilty by a Mogadishu court this Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021.
On Friday morning, Government soldiers were attacked, and a number of them injured after an offensive attack by Al-Shabaab militants in Shabelle, Southern part of Somalia. According to Somalia based VOA reporter— Harun Maruf, Al-Shabaab foiled an attack targeting Somalia National Army and a number of them were killed.
It is now official that the republic of Somalia is now heading into elections after president Mohamed Farmaajo bowed to pressure and announced the implementation of the September, 2020 agreement.The September 2020 agreement in Somalia politics simply implies to a meeting between president Farmaajo and other federal states leaders where the top leaders of Somalia agreed on the modalities to hold elections this year.
Photo: Reuters Scientists and doctors say that the best protection you can get yourself against COVID-19 right now is getting yourself vaccinated. However, the vaccines being rolled out now do not give 100 percent protection against COVID-19. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is possible for an individual to catch the virus after receiving their vaccine doses.
Voice of America (VOA) has recognized Kenyan genre Gengetone as the fast rising music in the continent since its introduction in late 2018. Gengetone has been recognized as a category of music that uses slang terminologies and is mostly common with the youth. According to Voice of America (VOA), Gengetone has attracted attention from within and from outside the African continent.
Fathi Bashagha was born on 1962 at Misrata. He had graduated from Misrata's aviation college in 1984 and the following year started training pilots specialising in jets. After working for almost a decade he quitted the Air Force in the early 1990s and later set up a commercial firm.
British Broadcasting Cooperation (BBC) is as operational business division responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.It is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day as well as online news coverage.
This week, the Taliban sent letters to several Afghan media outlets with instructions, including how the group wanted to be characterized in media coverage. Taliban letters were received. According to the letter, which was obtained by VOA, news organizations should refer to the Taliban by their official name and are prohibited from urging "our young people to leave the nation" and promoting religions other than Islam.
Several people who had turned up to be recruited in the military have been killed this Tuesday morning after a suicide bomber blew himself at the recruitment centre. It is being said at least 10 people died on the spot, although local reports say the number of fatalities could be higher.
A military vehicle blew up after a bomb attack in the past.News just in have confirmed that the Bay region Governor Ali Wardhere Dooyow has survived a suicide bombing.According to Harun Maruf, a Voice of Africa (VOA) Journalist, a suicide bomber attack a barber shop were the Governor had gone to have a hair cut.
Eric Omondi will go to bed today with a smile on his face. This is after he was featured on Voice of America media station where his story was captured as a news item. The celebrated but controversial comedian was quick to relay the information on his Instagram page.
Hundreds of motorists last night (Saturday) got stuck in traffic along various roads after police erected roadblocks without notice. The law enforcers reportedly decided to punish curfew flouters caught out past the curfew time. Among those affected was a couple racing against time to save their child's life. The pair got stuck while rushing the baby to Gertrude's Children's Hospital. Frustrated by the move, the couple argued how they had been stuck for over two hours. The 16-second clip has since gone viral
Photo courtesy//Source: Facebook/Gosiame Thamara Sithole New details have emerged of the South African woman who was alleged to give birth to 10 kids hence holding the world record. It has been reported that the South African government is yet to verify whether the claims of giving birth to ten kids are true as several news outlets indicated earlier on.