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Puntland Finance Minister presents 2018 budget to parliament

Puntland Finance Minister presents 2018 budget to parliament

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntand Finance Minister has presented 2018 budget to parliament on Monday. The 2018 Budget is estimated at $ 92,713, 364, Finance Minister Abdullahi Saeed Arshe said a fund expected from UN agencies was removed from the budget. The parliament will debate approval of the budget in the next few days, MPs told Puntland Mirror.

by December 4, 2017 0 comments English News
Aaska dadkii lagu dilay howlgalkii Bariire 25-kii Agoosto 2017. [Xigashada Sawirka: Reuters]

US: No civilians killed in August operation in Barire area

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) US on Wednesday denied allegations that its forces and Somali National Army had killed civilians in Barire area of Somalia on Aug. 25 this year, US Africa Command said in statement. “After a thorough assessment of the Somali National Army-led operation near Bariire, Somalia, on Aug. 25, 2017 and the associated allegations of civilian casualties, U.S. Special Operations[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments English News
Wadada laamiga ah ee u dhaxaysa Garoowe iyo Boosaaso. [Sawirka: Puntland Mirror]

Three killed in car accident near Garowe

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) At least three people died one other person injured in a car accident, medical sources told Puntland Mirror. The accident happened at midnight at tarmac road between Garowe and Lanta-hawada village. A vehicle of Nissan X-Trail was involved in the accident, the sources added. There have been a series of road accidents in Puntland, resulting in poor roads[Read More…]

by November 29, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Hoggaamiyaha maleeshiyada ISIS ee Puntland Cabdiqaadir Muumin.

U.S. military says conducted air strike against ISIS in Puntland

The U.S. military said on Monday it had carried out an air strike against Islamic State militants in northeast Somalia, killing one person. Islamic State has been gathering recruits in the region, although experts say the scale of its force is unclear and it remains a small player compared to the al Shabaab group. “In coordination with the Federal Government[Read More…]

by November 28, 2017 0 comments English News
Baabuurta gaashaaman ee ciidamada PSF. [Sawirka: facebook/psf]

PSF capture four suspected Al-Shabab members

Bosaso-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland Security Forces have captured four men who are believed to be Al-Shabab members for logistics, PSF said in a Facebook post. The PSF said they captured the men after the forces conducted a raid in the mountainous areas of Dadabo and El-deber of Bari region. PSF added that the men will face justice. The raid was the[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: Raysulwasaaraha Soomaaliya Xasan Cali Khayre.

Somali PM appoints defence minister, fires minister of religious affairs

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre has appointed Ahmed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman as defence minister, state-owned SONNA news agency reported on Sunday, citing information minister Abdirahman Omar Osman. The PM also sacked the minister of religious affairs Iman Abdulahi Ali, according to SONNA. Last month, Somali defence minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed has resigned from his post. The dismissal[Read More…]

by November 26, 2017 0 comments English News
Sawirka: dekada magaalada Berbera.

UAE starts its military base in Somaliland

Divers Marine Contracting LLC started construction of a United Arab Emirates naval base in a semi-autonomous region of northern Somalia. The closely held Sharjah-based engineering group began work on the project after being awarded the $90 million contract in April, Managing Director Abdulla Darwish said in an interview in Dubai. The facility, being built near the regional port of Berbera,[Read More…]

by November 23, 2017 0 comments English News
Muse Bihi Abdi wins Somaliland presidential election

Muse Bihi Abdi wins Somaliland presidential election

Hargeisa-(Puntland Mirror) Muse Bihi Abdi from Kulmiye ruling party has been declared the winner of Somaliland presidential election. Muse received 55.19% of the vote, while his closest competitor Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi Iro garnered 40.73%, Electoral Commission announced on Tuesday in Hargeisa. Iro, a candidate from Wadani political party said Monday that his party will not accept the results, noting the election was[Read More…]

by November 21, 2017 0 comments English News
A red carpet was rolled out to welcome President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali of Puntland as he reached Addis Ababa this afternoon. [File: Presidency Press Office]

Puntland President receives warm welcome in Addis Ababa

Addis Aababa-(Puntland Mirror) President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali of Puntland has received war welcome in Addis Ababa as he reached there this afternoon. President Abdiweli was welcomed by Ethiopia Foreign Minister Workneg Gobeyehu upon arrival at Addis Ababa International Airport.  The President of Puntland today traveled to Ethiopia after he received an official invitation from Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. Before[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 0 comments English News
Madaxweyne Cabdiweli oo wariyeyaasha kula hadlaya garoonka diyaaradaha kumeelgaarka ah ee Kanooko oo kuyaala Garoowe. [Sawirka: Xafiiska Warfaafinta Madaxtooyada]

Puntland President travels to Ethiopia

Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has traveled to Ethiopia on Monday. Speaking to reporters at Conoco temporary airfield in Garowe, President Ali said he will hold talks with the Ethiopia officials during his visit to Addis Ababa, focusing on many areas such as security, trade and regional developments. Some of the cabinet have accompanied President’s trip to Ethiopia.

by November 20, 2017 0 comments English News
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