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  • Bahrain Specialised Hospital opened in Mogadishu

    by - Nov 8, 2014
    Mogadishu (Bahrain News Agency) – Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has lauded His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s honourable stances towards humanitarian and charitable work, and directives to extend a lifeline to the...
  • Somali parliamentarians table a motion of no confidence against the country’s PM

    by - Nov 7, 2014
    MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, NOVEMBER 7th, 2014 ( Somali Agenda)- More than 140 parliamentarians loyal to Somalia’s beleaguered president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Thursday tabled a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed in yet another...
  • High powered UN delegation visits Jowhar

    by - Nov 6, 2014
    High powered United Nation’s delegation on Wednesday visited Jowhar, the regional capital of Middle Shabelle. The delegation compromised by representatives of various UN agencies such as the UNICEF, UNDP, UNDSS and the WFP. The delegation aims...
  • The European Union throws its support behind Somali Prime Minister

    by - Nov 6, 2014
    MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, NOVEMBER, 2014 (Somali Agenda)- Tension between Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed threatens to spillover to the parliament as political gridlock descends upon Mogadishu. Members of Somalia’s Federal Parliament loyal to...
  • Anger and Resentment against Somalia’s Government as floods rage in Middle Shabelle Region

    by - Nov 5, 2014
    MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, November 5th, 2014 ( Somali Agenda)- A year after the Shabelle River broke its banks, people in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle Province are again overwhelmed as fresh floods continue to cause widespread destruction washing away villages. In the district...
  • Opposition to the recently signed Garowe Agreement Grows

    by - Nov 4, 2014
    MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, November 4th, 2014 (Somali Agenda)- Somalia Agenda has received a copy of the final communique of the “Declaration of Opposition to the current proposed configuration of Somali Federal States”. This document represents the united...
  • Pressure piles on Somalia’s embattled President

    by - Nov 3, 2014
      MOGADISHU, SOMALIA November 3, 2014 (Somali Agenda)-Somalia’s beleaguered President Hassan Shiekh Mohamud on Sunday Night chaired a high-level meeting comprising the country’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed and Speaker of the Federal Parliament Mohamed Osman...
  • FEDERATING BANADIR

    by - Nov 3, 2014
    EDITORIAL The issue of federalism in Somalia is quite contentious and littered with all sorts of arguments. Nevertheless, federalization is inherently inevitable and has been prescribed in the current provisional constitution as the mode of governance...
  • SOMALI PRESIDENT EXTENDS AMNESTY TO AL-SHABAB FIGHTERS

    by - Oct 29, 2014
    The president of Somalia says his country will again offer amnesty to al-Shabab fighters who denounce the terrorist organization and its ideology. Speaking earlier this week in Mogadishu, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the new amnesty would...
  • CONTACT GROUP ON PIRACY OFF THE COAST OF SOMALIA MEETS IN DUBAI

    by - Oct 29, 2014
    The United States joined over 80 countries, international organizations, and companies in Dubai on October 28 for the 17th Plenary of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of...