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Dadaab refugee’s worry about transition to Somalia

Dadab Refugee Camp

Dadaab (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – The Kenyan government’s recent decision to close Dadaab camp and return all Somali refugees living there home caused huge international outrage and concern. Just over a week ago, after negotiations between the Somali and Kenyan Presidents in Nairobi, a communique was released stating that the Somali government wants refugees returned home but in an ... Read More »

Former Mogadishu mayor says the government fail to create sustainable progress


Mogadishu (MCRS) 20 June 2016 –  The former mayor of Mogadishu has said that the leaders of Somali government have failed to lead the nation towards the sustainable progress that Somalia to reached prosperity. Mohamud Ahmed Noor Tarsan accused the government leaders of turning their backs on national interest and starting ploughing the political field for their second term return. ... Read More »

MP Abdi Hosh Jibril: The appointment of electoral commission is against the constitution

MP Abdi Hosh

Mogadishu (MCRS) 20 june 2016 – Somali Federal MP Abdi Hosh Jibril says that the recent appointment of federal level electoral commission by Somali president is illegal and unacceptable. The MP, in an interview with Goobjoog news said, that the appointment of commission could ruin this year’s general election prospective. “In my opinion the way that commission was appointed was ... Read More »

Mogadishu Police Foil Motorcycle Bomb Attack

Somali Police

Mogadishu (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – Somalia security forces foiled a plot to carry out bomb attacks on motorcycles in the capital city of Mogadishu on Sunday. National Security Ministry spokesman Abdimalik Moallim told the local media that an explosion in the botched attempt killed an assailant on his motorbike near Mogadishu’s Hero Germany area. He said, the would-be suicide ... Read More »

Somali Security Forces Arrest 5 Al-Shabaab Militants

Security Operation in Suko Hoolaha

Mogadishu (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – At least five Al-Shabaab militants were captured in a security operation by National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) in Suka-holaha neighborhood north the capital Mogadishu, officials said Sunday. Abdikamil Mo’allim Shukri, Ministry of Internal Security spokesman told reporters that the security forces had targeted the militants during the operation conducted on Saturday night: “NISA ... Read More »

National Consultative Forum Is Postponed

Baidoa meeting postponed

Baidoa (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – The Speaker of Southwest state assembly, Abdikadir Shariif Sheikhuna Maye has announced the postponement of the National Consultative Forum which was due to be held on 20th June in Baidoa town. He clarified that the conference will now kick off on 22nd of this month. The postponement is said to have been caused by ... Read More »

UAE Ambassador Meets Somali Foreign Minister


Mogadishu (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – Ambassador of the UAE to Somalia, Mohammed Ahmed Al Othman, has met with Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdusalam Omer, at the UAE Embassy. The pair discussed ways of promoting the strong bilateral relations between the UAE and Somalia in various areas. The Somali minister stressed that relations with the UAE ... Read More »

KDF battles Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

KDF battles Alshabab

Hosingow (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – Fierce fighting between Kenyan military and Al Shabaab fighters took place in Hosingow area in Lower Jubba region of southern Somalia on Sunday, reports said. The Kenyan army has engaged in a “fierce” battle with Al-Shabaab fighters, according to local residents who said they could heard gunfire and sound of blasts as result of ... Read More »

New Inland intermodal terminal to support main Mogadishu sea port opened in Mogadishu

Hassan opens New Terminal

Mogadishu (MCRS) 20 June 2016 – Small dry inland port which is designed to speed the flow of cargos and imports coming through Mogadishu main sea port opened today at the presence of Somali president. Somali President Hassan sheikh Mahamoud, Federal ministries and businessmen attended the opening ceremony of the new dry land port terminal. The terminal directly connects to ... Read More »