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Somali Finance Minister Abdirahman Duale Beyle holding press conference in Mogadishu on Sunday. [Image Credit: SONNA]

Somalia needs $41 million to print banknotes, Finance Minister says

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali Finance Minister said Somali shilling notes will soon be published. “To print the banknotes the cost of printing would be $41 million,” Abdirahman Duale Beyle said in a press conference in Mogadishu on Sunday. Beyle said Somalia has not been able to pay the amount of money needed, but it is making efforts to get.

by April 29, 2018 0 comments English News
Sida ay sheegtay Qaramada Midoobay, 8.2 milyan oo geed ayaa dhuxul ahaan loo jaray gudaha Soomaaliya intii u dhaxeysay 2011 iyo 2017. [Sawirka]

Somalia to host conference on illegal charcoal trade

Somalia will next month host a two-day international conference aimed at stopping illegal charcoal trade in the Horn of Africa nation, organizers said Saturday. The May 7-8 conference, which will bring together Somali environment experts and international donor partners, will discuss ways of stopping the illegal trade, unsustainable production and use of charcoal in the country, said the UN Mission[Read More…]

by April 29, 2018 0 comments English News
Qarax ismiidaamin ah oo afar askari ku dilay magaalada Gaalkacyo. [Sawirka]

Suicide bomber kills four army officers in Galkayo

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a military camp in the Somali town of Galkayo on Saturday, killing four officers, officials said, an attack claimed by the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab group. The dead included a military commander and two colonels, the town’s mayor, Hirsi Yusuf Barre, told Reuters. The camp houses a force made up of soldiers from[Read More…]

by April 28, 2018 0 comments English News
Baarlamaanka Soomaaliya. [Sawirka]

Somalia’s parliament speaker election to take place on April 30

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The voting of Somalia’s parliament speaker will take place on April 30, organizing committee of the election said in a statement on Sunday. Several candidates are in the running, including Defense Minister Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman.  Any candidate of the cabinet ministers who are standing for the speaker should resign before his registration, the committee said. Earlier this month,[Read More…]

by April 22, 2018 0 comments English News
Madaxweynaha Puntland Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali. [Sawirka]

President Abdiweli travels to UAE

Bosaso-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland President has traveled to UAE on Saturday. Before travelling to UAE, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali told reporters that the aim of his trip is to strengthen the relationship between Puntland and UAE. His visit comes amid a diplomatic dispute between the Somali federal government in Mogadishu and the UAE.

by April 21, 2018 0 comments English News
Tobonaan qof, oo ay kamidyihiin masuliyiin katirsan dowladda iyo odayaasha dhaqanka ayaa isugu tagay qolka shirarka dowladda hoose si ay goobjoog uga noqdaan munaasabada xil-wareejinta. [Xigashada Sawirka: Facebook/Mohamed Siad Yousuf]

Garowe’s acting mayor takes office

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Acting mayor of Garowe Ahmed Mohamed Duale has taken office on Wednesday. Dozens of people, including, government officials and traditional leaders were attended in the handover ceremony at municipality conference hall. Mr Ahmed, a young man, who was humanitarian worker, was named acting mayor on April 5, following sacking of Garowe local council. Meanwhile, selection of the new[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments English News
Madaxweynaha dowladda Puntland Cabdiweli Maxamed Cali. [Xigashada Sawirka: Xafiiska Warfaafinta Madaxtooyada]

UAE will continue PMPF support, Puntland President says

Bosaso-(Puntland Mirror) UAE will continue its support to Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF), president said. Speaking at press conference in Bosaso on Monday, Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said UAE will continue training and giving wages to PMPF forces. Puntland President has denied that UAE suspended support for PMPF. He thanked UAE for its support to the forces. President Ali described[Read More…]

by April 16, 2018 0 comments English News
Ciidanka PMPF ayaa kamid ah ciidamada ugu tababarka iyo qalabka fiican Soomaaaliya. [Sawirka]

Puntland Minister denies that UAE suspended support for PMPF forces

  Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) The UAE did not suspend its support to Puntland’s PMPF forces, Puntland Minister said. A Puntland minister, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Puntland Mirror that the news saying UAE suspended support to PMPF is untrue. The official added that the Puntland will soon comment. On Saturday, some of UAE trainers in Puntland have returned to their[Read More…]

by April 15, 2018 0 comments English News
Saraakiisha katirsan Imaaraatka Carabta oo ay weheliyaan saaraakiil Puntland ah xerada ciidanka PMPF ee Boosaaso. [Sawirka]

UAE urge army officials to leave Puntland: Radio Daljir

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) UAE government urged its army officials in Puntland to leave there soon, local FM, Radio Daljir reported on Saturday morning, citing officials within Puntland Maritime Police Forces (PMPF). The exact reason behind the move is not clear yet. UAE began supporting PMPF forces in 2011 under the administration of President AbdirahmanFaroole.

by April 14, 2018 0 comments English News
Magaalo xeebeedka Baraawe. [Sawirka]

Bomb kills up to five during football match in Barawe coastal town

A bomb killed up to five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an explosion has targeted a stadium. The blast went off in the port town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region, when residents were watching a football match on Thursday afternoon, police said, adding that al[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments English News
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