News In English

Rights Based Approach to Review of Constitutional Issues in Somalia

0 Visits: 224 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 10:43:35
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) commends the Federal Government of Somalia for having welcomed rights-based approach to the determination and review of constitutional issues in Somalia. This will ensure that the new constitution guarantees human rights and civil liberties such as freedom…

Read More »

Female journalists undergo training on gender-based violence

0 Visits: 161 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 10:31:31
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in cooperation with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) conducted a Training Workshop for Women Journalists on Gender-based Violence and Human Rights in Mogadishu from 27-28 November 2018 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Read More »

Somali security forces nab suspect behind hotel bombing

0 Visits: 164 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 02:25:39
Waagacusub.com- Somali security forces on Thursday arrested al-Shabab militant, a key suspect behind the bombing of Sahafi hotel in Mogadishu on Nov. 9 that left at least 50 people dead, officials said. The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said that the militant will be arraigned in…

Read More »

Somali govt airlifts troops into Baidoa ahead of regional election

0 Visits: 118 | Saturday December 01, 2018 - 02:24:05
Waagacusub.com- Somali government has deployed over one hundred soldiers in the southwestern town of Baidoa ahead the region holds the much-awaited regional presidential election which some have criticized as sham.

Read More »

Outbreak Update: Cholera in Somalia

0 Visits: 208 | Friday November 30, 2018 - 02:41:19
Waagacusub.com- The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 27 new suspected cases of cholera, with one death, reported in Banadir region for epidemiological week 46 (12 to 18 November) of 2018. Of these new cases, 44% (12) are female while 44% (12) are children below five years of age. During this…

Read More »

Somali Parliament Apologizes for 'Wrong Report' on Missing US $40 Million

0 Visits: 132 | Friday November 30, 2018 - 02:38:15
Waagacusub.com- The Somali parliament have eaten their words and apologized to the finance ministry for the 'mistake by house finance committee' that over USD 40million was missing the country's accounts. What really happened in Somalia?

Read More »

Al-Shabaab releases kidnapped Kenyan hostages

0 Visits: 142 | Friday November 30, 2018 - 02:36:46
Waagacusub.com- Al-Shabaab fighters have today released two Kenyan hostages which they kidnapped from Qorfa xarar village in Wajir town of the northeastern province on November 22nd. North Eastern Provincial Commissioner, Mohamed Birik told reporters that the abducted hostages come back to their home…

Read More »

Is Eritrea about to send troops to Somalia once more?

0 Visits: 348 | Thursday November 29, 2018 - 23:06:28
Waagacusub.com- Reports are beginning to circulate that as part the deal President Isaias struck with Somalia in Ethiopia, he is preparing to deploy troops to support the government in Mogadishu.

Read More »

Update on Oil and Gas Exploration Activities in Kenya

0 Visits: 336 | Thursday November 29, 2018 - 02:13:02
Kenya has a total of 63 exploration blocks demarcated across its four (4) sedimentary basins; Tertiary Rift Basin, Anza Basin, Mandera Basin, Lamu (Onshore & Offshore) Basin. Currently, there are 19 oil and gas companies operating in Kenya as shown in the table below: Operator Block(s) 1. A-Z Petroleum…

Read More »

US military's Africa commander makes unannounced Mogadishu visit

0 Visits: 145 | Thursday November 29, 2018 - 02:11:03
Waagacusub.com- The U.S. commander for troops in Africa, Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, arrived in the Somali capital Wednesday on an unannounced visit for meetings with Somali leaders on how the multipronged efforts aimed at defeating militants in the country are progressing. During the hours-long visit,…

Read More »

Armed gang shot dead a school headmaster in Afgoye town

0 Visits: 148 | Wednesday November 28, 2018 - 02:07:02
Waagacusub.com- Armed gang have early Tuesday gun down a school headmaster at Afgoye in Lower Shabelle region. Witnesses confirmed that armed gunmen with pistols have shot a number of bullets to the school headmaster at his normal duty station as the deceased was identified as Abdalla.

Read More »

Al-Shabaab agent slapped with 15 year jail term

0 Visits: 190 | Wednesday November 28, 2018 - 02:05:27
Waagacusub.com- A military court in Mogadishu has today sentenced a man to 15 years for belonging to Al-Shabaab militant group and planning killings in the city. The court found Ali Mohamed guilty of planning targeted killings of civilians and government officials.

Read More »

Suspected attackers captured as bombs, complex attack kill over 28 in Somalia

0 Visits: 821 | Tuesday November 27, 2018 - 02:36:12
Waagacusub.com- A suicide car bomb blast followed a major attack by gunmen on an Islamic shrine in central Somalia killed at least 18 people and wounded 20 others, officials say Monday, in one of the largest attacks by the Al-Qaeda linked group fighting Somali government and African Union troops in…

Read More »

MPs accuse govt' of blocking Budget Report debate

0 Visits: 123 | Tuesday November 27, 2018 - 02:33:38
A section of MPs have accused the government of frustrating the independent functioning of parliament noting government functionaries sought to block the publication and debate of the 2018 Budget report which deputy speaker Mahad Awad declared it null midway debate Saturday.

Read More »

At least 8 killed, 15 injured in bomb attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 153 | Tuesday November 27, 2018 - 02:31:58
Waagacusub.com- At least 8 people have died and 15 others killed in a car bomb explosion that ripped a market in Wadajir district in Mogadishu. Goobjoog News correspondent at the scene in Kawa-Godey area says the bomb destroyed the market killing several people and wounding others.

Read More »

Somalia PM Hassan Khaire: Portrait of a con artist

0 Visits: 952 | Monday November 26, 2018 - 03:31:53
Waagacusub.com - A narcissist who always demanded a praise from his underlings. Failure to do so meant midnight sacking letters for an unspecified corruption.

Read More »

The Day Somalia Taught America How To Respect Africa

0 Visits: 228 | Monday November 26, 2018 - 02:36:40
Waagacusub.com- In 1991, President Mohammed Siad Barre was overthrown by the armed opposition in Somalia. A new round of civil confrontation broke out in the country, leading to devastation and terrible famine; at least 300 thousand people were killed.

Read More »

Militants kill 10 Somali soldiers in ambush north of the capital

0 Visits: 147 | Sunday November 25, 2018 - 02:25:52
Waagacusub.com- Heavily armed suspected al-Shabab fighters ambushed Somali troops travelling in the north of the Somali capital on Saturday afternoon, killing 10 soldiers by shooting them and detonating bombs along a major high way, officials said.

Read More »

Ugandan military chief visits Somalia to shore up transition plan

0 Visits: 154 | Sunday November 25, 2018 - 02:23:39
Waagacusub.com- MOGADISHU, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Ugandan military chief is visiting Somalia to review progress made in the transitioning of national security responsibilities to the Somali national security forces by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince Wants to Meet With Erdogan, Turkish Diplomat Says

0 Visits: 274 | Saturday November 24, 2018 - 13:18:20
Waagacusub.com- Turkey's top diplomat says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has requested to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.

Read More »

Waagacusub TV
Loading...