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FIFA MA course for Somali referees begins in Mogadishu

Somalia’s elite football referees are attending a FIFA MA refereeing course organized by the Somali Football Federation under the auspice of the world football’s governing body [FIFA] The country’s minister for youth and sports, Honorable Khadija Mohamed Diriye, was honored to inaugurate the five-day course which has brought together some 30 referees including national and […]

September 26th, 2017 | Posted in english,sawirro,sports | Read More »

Six children survive deadly disease outbreak thanks to a community mobiliser

Burao, Somaliland, 18 September 2017– Amal had no idea what to do when her two year old daughter Rayan suddenly suffered from diarrhoea and vomiting. She prayed for her recovery, but the toddler died within 24 hours. Amal did not recognise the symptoms of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD)/Cholera which was sweeping through Somaliland. However she […]

September 25th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

New Trump travel ban targets Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) – The Trump administration announced details of the new permutation of the travel ban on Sunday night, saying it now limits travel from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. The Department of Homeland Security had  recommended the president sign off on new, more targeted restrictions on foreign nationals […]

September 25th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Why Yusuf Garaad doesn’t his job to look after…

This should not be the nutural order of things in Somalia. Gaas, he must know better that this is not under the heading of his business. However, the question is, why the minister of Foreign affairs, Mr. Yusuf Garaad doesn’t his job to look after the interests of Somalia in the world? Why, he doesn’t […]

September 24th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Maiden football league in Somalia’s Puntland State gets to conclusion

The maiden regional football league for the Puntland State of Somalia, has come to an end with Bari Football Club [BFC] crowned the winners of the league. A highly-colored ceremony to mark on the wind-up of the 9-team competition, the first official football league for the Northeastern State, took place in the commercial capital of […]

September 24th, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

First soccer league in Puntland yields positive results, says football official

The chairman of Puntland State football Association, Mustafa Abdirahman Hassan, said that football in his region has changed a lot in terms of increasing the quality and quantity of footballers in the region. In an interview with Somali Football Federation’s website somsoccer.com, the official said that the football league brought together some 9 teams who came […]

September 24th, 2017 | Posted in english,sports | Read More »

German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

BERLIN – A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group’s campaign against West German authorities has returned home. The dpa news agency reported that the Boeing 737 arrived Saturday in the German city of Friedrichshafen, where it will be reassembled and displayed at […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

SPEECH: The Federal Republic of Somalia permanent mission to the United Nations

It is an honour to address the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly. I bring you warm greetings and good wishes from our President, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, and the entire Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia. Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim Mr. President Mr. Secretary-General of the United Nations Honourable Delegates, […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

Somalia rebukes states for anti-Qatar move

Somalia’s government rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions yesterday for cutting ties with Qatar, saying it was determined to stay neutral in the Gulf nation’s dispute with other Arab states. The region of Galmudug issued a statement on Wednesday saying it stood with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in the regional row, following similar […]

September 23rd, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

UN Migration Agency, Japan Support Somalia’s Drought Committees’ Efforts to Improve Humanitarian Response

Mogadishu – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with the support of the Government of Japan, donated office equipment to Somalia’s newly formed Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management on 20 September. The donation forms part of IOM’s support to the Federal and State level Drought Committees, which will include training and staff secondments. […]

September 22nd, 2017 | Posted in english | Read More »

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