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Somalia , Monday 23 April 2018

News Somalia: Somalia Finance Minister Says Country Passes Trust Factor

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/somalia-imf-word-bank/4360063.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Somalia's finance minister said the country is winning in its effort to get the trust of international financial institutions and could receive debt relief as early as next year. Abdirahman Duale Beileh, who participated in the spring meeting of the ...

News Somalia: Somalia warns Dubai Ports World against violating its sovereignty

News channel or source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/somalia-warns-dubai-ports-world-violating-sovereignty-180422065840609.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Somalia's foreign minister said Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its contract with the breakaway region of Somaliland and work with federal authorities so the East African country's sovereignty is not violated. "We are asking DP ...

News Somalia: Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/disaster/ff-2018-000041-som
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The Gu rains continued to spread in many parts of the country over last week. A few places are however yet to receive the much awaited rains though not late at this time of the year. The rains are expected to spread further in terms of space and quantity ...

News Somalia: DP World Should Rethink Port Deals in Somalia-Foreign Minister

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/04/20/business/20reuters-somalia-emirates.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MOGADISHU — Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its contract with the breakaway region of Somaliland and work with federal authorities so Somalia's sovereignty is not violated.

News Somalia: Somalia: Magistrate Orders Arrest of Two ATPU Officers for Frustrating Court

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804220009.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

The suspects are accused that on March 26, 2015, they organised a meeting in Nairobi County to plan on how to cross into Somalia to support Al-Shabaab. Another charge states that they conspired with another woman, Ms Ummulkheir Sadri, and others abroad to ...

News Somalia: Al-Qaeda Raids in Somalia Scuttle Africa's Plan to Withdraw

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-17/al-qaeda-attacks-in-somalia-scuttle-africa-s-plan-to-withdraw
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

African troops battling an al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia for the past decade stand little chance of withdrawing by their deadline in two years as the government remains fragile and a spike in militant violence has drawn in U.S. forces. The longest-running ...

News Somalia: We’re stuck in Somalia, says Army chief

News channel or source: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/We-re-stuck-Somalia-Army-chief/688334-4493940-dt07w5z/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Uganda was first to deploy in Somalia in March 2007 and still has the largest number of soldiers in the 22,000-strong African Union Peacekeeping Mission (Amisom). Asked if his meant that the UPDF is stuck in Somalia, Gen Muhoozi spoke of a “mismatch ...

News Somalia: Somalia's Puntland region asks UAE to stay as Gulf split deepens

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-somalias-puntland-region-asks-uae-to-stay-as-gulf-split-deepens-2018-4
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

BOSASO, Somalia (Reuters) - Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region urged the United Arab Emirates not to close its security operations in the country after a dispute with the central government, saying the Gulf power was a key ally in the fight against ...

News Somalia: WHO seminar brings Somalia closer to universal health coverage

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/who-seminar-brings-somalia-closer-universal-health-coverage
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

20 April 2018 – WHO concluded a special one-day seminar on enhancing universal health coverage for Somali people, with commitment from all parties to develop a roadmap in the coming months. Universal health coverage means ensuring that everyone ...

News Somalia: Somalia: AMISOM and Partners Agree On Measures to Tackle Effectively the Threat of IEDs

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200254.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

A two-day conference on Improvised Explosive devices (IEDs), ended yesterday in Mogadishu, with a call to partners to help Somalia develop a capacity to tackle the potent threat. The Bi-annual conference acknowledged that the indiscriminate use of IEDs by ...