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Wasiirka Arrimaha Gudaha Soomaaliya Cabdi Faarax Siciid Juxa. [Xigashada Sawirka: SONNA]

Somali Interior Minister to visit Beled Hawo amid tension over Kenya’s building wall

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali Interior Minister Abdi Farah Saeed Juha will visit Beled Hawo town in Gedo region this week, state-run news agency SONNA said on Monday. During his visit in Beled Hawo, the minister is expected to meet the residents, according to SONNA. Juha’s visit comes amid tension between the Beled Haawo residents and Kenya over construction wall, which Kenya[Read More…]

by January 1, 2018 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Maleeshiyada Al-Shabaab.

At least four Al-Shabab militants killed in US airstrike near Mogadishu

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) At least four Al-Shabab militants were killed in US airstrike near Mogadishu, US Africa Command said in a statement on Thursday. The attack occurred on Wednesday evening about 25 km west of Mogadishu, according to US Africa Command. A car packed with explosives was also destroyed in the airstrike, the statement from US Africa Command added. On Wednesday,[Read More…]

by December 28, 2017 0 comments English News
Maleeshiyada Al-Shabaab. [Xigashada Sawirka: AP]

U.S. says airstrike kills 13 Al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) U.S. military said it launched an airstrike against Al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia, U.S. Africa Command said in a statement on Wednesday. The attack occurred earlier this week, and at least 13 militants were killed in that airstrike, according to U.S. Africa Command. The latest attack was one of series airstrikes against Al-Shabab militants, carried out by U.S.[Read More…]

by December 27, 2017 0 comments English News
File: The late Mohamed Yousuf Adan.

Puntland army officer gunned down in Galkayo town

Galkayo-(Puntland Mirror) A Puntland army officer has been gunned down in Galkayo town last night, government officials told Puntland Mirror. Mohamed Yousuf Adan, a senior officer of Puntland Darawish forces, was shot by men armed with pistols while he was heading to his home in the north of Galkayo. The assassins, who were unknown, have escaped from the scene. There[Read More…]

by December 27, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: dekada magaalada Berbera.

Somaliland postpone construction of UAE military base in Berbera: local media

Hargeisa-(Puntland Mirror) Somaliland has postponed the construction of UAE military base in Berbera, Geeska Afrika newspaper in Hargeisa reported on Tuesday, citing sources. Somaliland Foreign Minister Sa’ad Ali Shire has sent a letter to UAE, revealing they would postpone all the activities of the construction. Shire told in his letter that Somaliland government is reviewing the agreement of the base,[Read More…]

by December 26, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Nin reer guuraa ah oo qori AK-47 ah sita.

At least 15 killed in clan clashes on the border between Nugaal and Sool regions

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) At least 15 people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when clan militias clashed in rural area along the border of Nugal and Sool regions, resident said. The fighting between militants from Omar Mohamoud sub-clan and Dhul-bahante started in the areas of Cagaare and Qorilay last week, a resident Jama Hassan Hersi told Puntland Mirror on[Read More…]

by December 24, 2017 0 comments English News
Detained politician released from prison in Mogadishu, a day after appeared in court

Detained politician released from prison in Mogadishu, a day after appeared in court

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Former Somali presidential candidate Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame was released from prison in Mogadishu on Thursday midnight, according to sources. The release came two day after Somali government forces have arrested Abdirahman in Mogadishu, following a raid against his residence, which killed at least four of his bodyguards. He was injured lightly during the raid. Abdirahman was arrested for[Read More…]

by December 21, 2017 0 comments English News
Somali government forces arrest former presidential candidate in Mogadishu

Somali government forces arrest former presidential candidate in Mogadishu

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali government forces have arrested former presidential candidate Abdirahman Abdi Shakur in Mogadishu on Monday, officials said. In a Facebook post, Somali lawmaker Ahmed Fiqi said at least four of Shakur guards were killed during the raid. Shakur was also injured in the raid, Fiqi added. Abdirahman Abdi shakur, one of the Somalia’s familiar politicians, is a leader[Read More…]

by December 18, 2017 0 comments English News
Raysulwasaaraha Soomaaliya Xasan Cali Khayre. [Xigashada Sawirka: Getty Images]

Somali PM: My government will not tolerate corruption

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire said his government will not tolerate corruption. “My government is determined not to tolerate any form of corruption and is geared towards eradicating such malpractice.” He said in a tweet on Saturday. Khaire promised in a number of occasions that his government will crackdown on corruption. His last comment came at the[Read More…]

by December 9, 2017 0 comments English News
Madaxweyne Farmaajo iyo wefdigiisa oo gaaray Sharmal Shiikh.
 [Sawirka: Facebook/villasomalia]

Somali President arrives Sharma El Sheikh for COMESA conference

Sharma El Sheikh-(Puntland Mirror) President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of Somalia arrived in Sharma El Sheikh, Egypt on Thursday. Farmajo will attend conference of The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), discussing investment and development issues on eastern and southern Africa. Several countries in the COMESA are expected to attend the conference, which will last for three days.

by December 8, 2017 0 comments English News
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