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President Hassan Sheikh arrives in Jordan for international conference

President Hassan Sheikh arrives in Jordan for international conference

Wacaal Media – Aqaba President of the Federal republic of Somalia Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived at the Jordanian town of Aqaba to attend an international conference on security. The conference brings together heads of states and government from Africa and several Arab countries to chart how to fight […]

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Puntland MP shot dead in Mogadishu

AUN Xil. Aden Yare

  Wacaal media – Mogadishu Unknown gunmen today killed a member of Puntland’s Parliament Mr. Adan Haji Hussein alias Adan Yare in Mogadishu’s Taleeh neighbourhood. The MP was reportedly in Mogadishu for Medical treatment. He was shot dead at a place not far from the former Digfeer hospital (renamed Ordugan) […]

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Puntland president Dr. Abdiweli reaches Ethiopian town of Bahar Daar to attend Tana Forum conference

Puntland president Dr. Abdiweli reaches Ethiopian town of Bahar Daar to attend Tana Forum conference

  Wacaal Media – Garowe President of the semi-autonomous state of Punltand Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gas and a delegation he was leading who were on official visit to Ethiopia has today in Bahar-Daar ahead of an annual conference to be held there. Former and sitting presidents, diplomats, professional and […]

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Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for last night’s attack on Bossaso police station

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for last night’s attack on Bossaso police station

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Somali terror group Al-Shabaab has claimed to have carried out an attack on Bossaso police station. Pro- Al-Shabaab media reported that a squad from the militia carried out the attack which they said caused a lot of damages. An official who spoke for the militia […]

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Al-Shabaab attacks Bossasso police station, injures commander

Al-Shabaab attacks Bossasso police station, injures commander

  Wacaal Media – Bossasso Armed members of Somali militia Al-Shabaab last night attacked Boosaso police station injuring its commander. The injured officer was said to be in stable codition. Confirming the incident in an interview with the VOA’s Somali service, Easter region Police commander Major General Abdihakim Yussuf Hussein […]

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Somalia condemns the vicious attacks being perpetuated against its citizens in South Africa

Somalia condemns the vicious attacks being perpetuated against its citizens in South Africa

Muqdisho, Wacaal Media 17th April 2015 Press Statement on South Africa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia condemns the vicious attacks being perpetuated against its citizens and the looting of their property and businesses. Somalia and its people are shocked to witness such treatment being […]

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Ahlu Suna announces withdrawal from Adaado conference

Ahlu Suna announces withdrawal from Adaado conference

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Ahlu Suna’s third in command Sheikh Ibrahin Sheikh Hassan Guureye has told local media in Mogadishu that they have withdrawn from the Adaado conference on the formation of a regional government for regions in Central Somalia. He cited several reasons amongst them unresolved disputes and […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Selection of delegates that will vote in President of new regional government to begin tomorrow

Selection of delegates that will vote in President of new regional government to begin tomorrow

Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Following the official opening of the conference to form a regional government for Mudug and Galmudug regions in Adado yesterday, traditional elders are tomorrow set to name delegates who will then vote in the region’s incoming President. One of the traditional leaders participating in the function […]

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More refugees fleeing Yemen conflict reach Bossaso

More refugees fleeing Yemen conflict reach Bossaso

  Wacaal Media – Bossaso Up to 500 Somalia and Yemeni refugees fleeing the conflict in their home country arrived in Boosaso yesterday afternoon. The refugees reportedly left Mukalla sea port in Hadramout region in southern Yemen on their own and without support form any government or refugee agency. Puntland […]

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Kenya will not forcefully return refugees, Senate speaker says

Kenya will not forcefully return refugees, Senate speaker says

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Speaker of the Senate in Kenya Mr. Ekwe Ethuro has taken issue with the government over its recent ultimatum to the UN to close down Dadaab refugee camps in threee months. Speaking to the media, Mr. Ethuro said that Kenya is a signatory to international […]

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Floods halt operations at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde international airport

Floods halt operations at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde international airport

Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Following a heavy rainfall in Mogadishu today that resulted in flooding of several areas, operations at the Aden Adde international have been paralyzed. Sources told Wacaal.com that all flights in out of the ariport have been cancelled. Most of the terminals and runways were said to […]

April 16, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Much awaited conference opens its doors in Adaado

Much awaited conference opens its doors in Adaado

Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Reports reaching our Mogadishu Newsdesk indicate that the much awaited conference on the formation of a regional government for the central regions of the country has today kicked off in Adaado. The conference was shrouded with a lot of confusion and disagreements but its beginning is […]

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Baasto among sworn in Jubbaland MPs

Qofka Dhexe waa ee Cimaamada Shaarka Cad iyo Koofida sita waa Baasto.

Wacaal Media – Kismayu One of the senior officials who once fought forces allied to President Ahmed Madoobe of Jubbaland Mr. Iftin Hassan Baasto was among the region’s members of parliament sworn in yesterday. More than 80 people died and many others were injured as property worth millions were destroyed […]

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Curfew imposed on North Eastern Kenya set to expire today

Curfew imposed on North Eastern Kenya set to expire today

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi The curfew imposed by the Kenyan government on the North Eastern counties of Garissa, Mandera and Wajir is set to expire today. Coast region’s Tana river county which also borders North eastern was affected by the curfew. The 6 – 6 curfew was imposed by […]

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Communication lines in Galgaduud region go offline

Communication lines in Galgaduud region go offline

Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Reports reaching Wacaal media’s Mogadishu newsroom indicate that communication lines in Galgaduud region have this morning gone offline with no official communication from affected companies. The communication blackout comes at a time when the country’s top leaders led by President Hassan Sheikh and different delegations are […]

April 16, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Court sentences members of Al-Shabaab to 5-10 years in prison

Court sentences members of Al-Shabaab to 5-10 years in prison

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu A military court in Mogadishu has today sentenced 7 members of Al-Shabaab that were arrested in recent operations to 5-10 years in jail. The 7 were convicted of several counts of terror related crimes. Their names are as follows. Abdirahman Ahmed Afrah Abdiraxmaan Muktar Aamir […]

April 15, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Breaking: Jubbaland parliament’s swearing in ceremony currently going on in Kismayu

Breaking: Jubbaland parliament’s swearing in ceremony currently going on in Kismayu

  Wacaal Media – Kismayu A swearing in ceremony is currently underway in Kismayu for the recently selected parliamentarians. Up to 75 members selected from all the regions that form Jubbaland namely lower and middle juba regions as well as Gedo region are expected to take the oath of office. […]

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Interior minister drafts plan to fight Al-shabaab

Interior minister drafts plan to fight Al-shabaab

Wacaal Media – Mogadishu The ministry of Internal security of the Federal government of Somalia has submitted to the cabinet a raft of proposals aimed at stopping Al-Shabaab’s terror attacks in the country. Minister Abdirizack Omar Mohamed said that he was looking forward to the cabinet’s approval in order to […]

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Nicholas Kay arrives in Adaado

Nicholas Kay arrives in Adaado

  Wacaal Media – Adaado The UN’s special envoy to Somalia Mr. Nicholas Kay and a delegation he was heading has today arrived in Adaado. The delegation was treated to a warm reception on arrival at Adado airport. Delegates have been trooping in to Adaado for the last few days […]

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Kenya gives Al-Shabaab recruits 10 days amnesty

Kenya gives Al-Shabaab recruits 10 days amnesty

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi The Kenyan government has granted an amnesty to all its citizens recruited by Al-Shabaab should they surrender and denounce the militia within the next 10 days. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery told radicalized youth to visit his ministry’s offices in Nairoibi, Mombasa and Garissa. Nkaissery […]

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At least 10 dead in attack on Somalia’s Ministry of higher education compund

At least 10 dead in attack on Somalia’s Ministry of higher education compund

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Up to eight civilians and two soldiers lost their lives after armed men stormed Somalia’s Ministry of culture and higher education in Mogadishu. The armed men first blew up a section of the perimeter wall using a vehicle laden with explosives and thereafter engaged security […]

April 14, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

President Hassan Sheikh arrives in Adaado ahead of conference

President Hassan Sheikh arrives in Adaado ahead of conference

    Wacaal Media – Mogadishu President of the Federal republic of Somalia Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has today arrived in Adaado, galgaduud region. The president and his delegation were welcomed in style in Adaado by senior officials of his government, the regional administration, traditional elders and the general public. […]

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UNHCR’s Kenya representative faults Dadaab closure order

UNHCR’s Kenya representative faults Dadaab closure order

    Wacaal Media – Nairobi The UNHCR’s country representative in Kenya Mr. Raouf Nazou has taken issue with the Kenyan government following its three months ultimatum to close down Dadaaab refugee camp. Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto gave the directive two days ago after officials blamed the huge presence […]

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UNHCR statement on the future of Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camps

Nairobi Wacaal Media Briefing Notes, 14 April 2015 This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 14 April 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Government of Kenya […]

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President Hassan Sheikh expected in Adaado today ahead of much awaited conference

President Hassan Sheikh expected in Adaado today ahead of much awaited conference

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu President of the Federal republic of Somalia Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and a delegation he is heading are today expected in Adaado, headquarters of Himan and Heeb administration. Adaado is abuzz with activity as it prepares to host the conference on the formation of regional […]

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IDPs in Baladweyne, Hiraan region facing humanitarian crisis

IDPs in Baladweyne, Hiraan region facing humanitarian crisis

  Wacaal Media – Baladweyne Reports reaching our Baladweyne newsroom indicate that IDPs in the town and its surrounding areas face a grim future as their living conditions have been deteriorating. The town’s deputy director of social services Sheikh Hussein Osman Ali said that most of the IDPs especially those […]

April 14, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Intellectuals from Gedo region accuse Kenya of high handedness in its operations in the region

Intellectuals from Gedo region accuse Kenya of high handedness in its operations in the region

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Intellectuals from Gedo region of Southern Somalia are up in arms against Kenyan forces who form part of AMISOM. They complain about frequent and blind aerial bombardments that in most cases cause a lot of civilian casualties in the region although Kenya says it targets […]

April 14, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Preparations in top gear as Adaado braces for conference

Preparations in top gear as Adaado braces for conference

Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Preparations for the conference on the formation of a regional administration for Somalia’s central regions are in top gear in Adaado. Conference, accommodation and recreational facilities have been put in place ahead of the much awaited kickoff of the conference in the area. From pedestrians, vehicles, […]

April 13, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Somalia’s Interior Minister carries out inspection tour on conference facilities

Somalia’s Interior Minister carries out inspection tour on conference facilities

  Wacaal Media – Adado Somalia’s Interior Minister Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed Hussein (Odowaa) who is in Adaado undertook an inspection tour on the venue where the conference on the formation of a regional administration for the central regions of the country will be held. Accompanied by President of the Himan […]

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Video: Dadaab refugees express fear of returning to Somalia

Courtesy of K24TV.

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End of an era as woman whose photo appears on the 1000 Somali shilling dies

End of an era as woman whose photo appears on the 1000 Somali shilling dies

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu One of the women whose photos appear in the 1000 Somali Shilling has died in Mogadishu. The late Hawo Nur Hirabe was struggling with illness for quite some time now and was in a Mogadishu hospital until her death. Her death marks the end of […]

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Suspected members of Al-Shabaab hijack French NGO staff in Gedo

Suspected members of Al-Shabaab hijack French NGO staff in Gedo

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Reports from Gedo region indicate that up to four staff members of an International NGO serving in the area were hijacked between Garilley and Faafahdun by suspected members of Al-Shabaab. French owned NGO Soladirto was in the last few days giving financial stipends to local […]

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Pomp and color as Somalia marks 55th Anniversary of its armed forces

Pomp and color as Somalia marks 55th Anniversary of its armed forces

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu A colorful event to mark the 55th anniversary of the Somali armed forces was yesterday held in the defense ministry’s headquarters. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud led the nation in congratulating the forces. The event was also attended by ministers, their assistants, members of the diplomatic […]

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Somalia’s Defense Minister congratulates country’s armed forces as they mark 55th Anniversary

Somalia’s Defense Minister congratulates country’s armed forces as they mark 55th Anniversary

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Somalia’s minister of Defense Gen. Abdikadir Sheikh Ali Dini has sent his congratulatory messages to the country’s armed forces on this auspicious day to mark the 55th anniversary since their formation. “First and foremost, I would like to congratulate members of our armed forces and […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

University of Nairobi Students sustain injuries in stampede following terror scare

University of Nairobi Students sustain injuries in stampede following terror scare

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Up to 130 students from the University of Nairobi’s Kikuyu were this morning injured in a stampede resulting from a terror scare. The students ran for their dear lives after a mistaking a loud bang from a power transformer that exploded for a terrorist attack […]

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Kenya asks UNHCR to close down Dadaab refugee camps in three months

Kenya asks UNHCR to close down Dadaab refugee camps in three months

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Kenya wants the Dadaab refugee camps closed down immediately and refugees taken back to their country. Deputy President William Ruto yesterday gave the UNHCR a three months ultimatum saying the camps posed a security threat to the country. Ruto’s orders come at a time when […]

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Major roads in Mogadishu sealed off as the country marks Armed forces day

Major roads in Mogadishu sealed off as the country marks Armed forces day

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Security forces in Mogadishu have closed most of the roads in the capital city ahead of today’s celebration to mark the country’s armed forces day. The roads were declared a no go zone for both private and public means of transports and also pedestrians. The […]

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Puntland hosts Premier Sharmarke to a colorful welcoming party

Puntland hosts Premier Sharmarke to a colorful welcoming party

  Wacaal Media – Garowe Prime Minister of the Federal republic of Somalia Mr. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke who was on official visit in Puntland was last night hosted to welcoming party at the presidential palace in Garowe. Patriotic poems, songs and dance filled the air in the colorful event that […]

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Kenya summons blacklisted entities for interrogation

Kenya summons blacklisted entities for interrogation

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi The Kenyan government has released a press statement on the 13 hawalas and 73 other entities whose accounts were frozen recently. Those who are in the list were advised to present themselves for further interrogation at the Anti – terrorism center in Nairobi’s South C […]

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Kenyan police shoots dead two members of Al-Shabaab

Kenyan police shoots dead two members of Al-Shabaab

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Kenya’s CID police division says they killed two people believed to be members of Al-Shabaab in a shootout in the coastal town of Kwale. Officials say they killed the youthful members after raiding their house in Dyani adding that they recovered two pistols and 16 […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Somalis badly burned in South Africa anti-foreigner violence

Somalis badly burned in South Africa anti-foreigner violence

  Johannesburg (AFP) Two Somali nationals suffered serious burns when their shop in a South African township was set alight by a mob, police said Saturday, as violence against foreign immigrants spread. The men were in the shop in Umlazi, south of Durban, when it was petrol bombed on Friday […]

April 11, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Premier Sharmarke attending meeting to chart future of Somalia in Garowe

Premier Sharmarke attending meeting to chart future of Somalia in Garowe

  Wacaal Media – Garoowe Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke who arrived in Garowe yesterday is today expected to attend a meeting to be held at Puntland’s ministry of Health headquarters. Reports reaching our Garowe news desk indicate that the meeting will last for two days and will be attended […]

April 11, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

President Madoobe arrives in Kenya in a trip that was not announced

President Madoobe arrives in Kenya in a trip that was not announced

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi President of the Jubbaland administration Mr. Ahmed Madoobe has arrived in Nairobi early last night in trip that was not officially announced before. An official who was in the president’s delegation whom we cannot name because he is not authorized to speak the press has […]

April 11, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Senior Al-Shabaab official arrested in Mogadishu

Senior Al-Shabaab official arrested in Mogadishu

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu A senior member of Al-Shabaab was on Friday arrested in Mogadishu’s Bakaara market officials say. He was on the radar of Somalia’s intelligence for quite some time leading to his arrest. Ministry of internal security spokesman Mr. Mohamed Yussuf confirmed the arrest adding the captured […]

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Conference for State building of central regions fails to start as Interior Minister heads to Adado

Conference for State building of central regions fails to start as Interior Minister heads to Adado

Wacaal Media – Adaado The much awaited conference on the formation of a regional administration for the central regions of Somalia has not kicked off today as scheduled. Himan and Heeb officials say they will soon communicate the official date the conference will begin. Delegates have been trooping to Adaado […]

April 11, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

NUSOJ condemns assassination attempt against Somali Photographer in Mogadishu

NUSOJ condemns assassination attempt against Somali Photographer in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists condemns in the strongest terms possible the assassination attempt against a Somali journalist in Mogadishu’s Hodan district on Friday afternoon around 5:00pm local time, the latest in a string of violence against the media professionals in Somalia. Armed gunmen believed to be Shabab members […]

April 11, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Photos: Garowe welcomes in style Prime Minister Sharmarke

Photos: Garowe welcomes in style Prime Minister Sharmarke

April 10, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

15 aid agencies urge Kenya to allow Somali money transfers

15 aid agencies urge Kenya to allow Somali money transfers

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Aid agencies warned on Friday that Kenya’s shutting down of money transfer services to Somalia over suspected links to Al-Shabaab will hit the poorest hardest and jeopordise their operations. Kenya on Wednesday froze key transfer companies vital for impoverished Somalia, as part of a crackdown […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

UN set to complement AMISOM and Somali National army efforts by contributing forces

UN set to complement AMISOM and Somali National army efforts by contributing forces

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu African Union’s representative and head of AMISOM Mr. Maman Sidikou has announced that effective May this year, changes will be made to the AU’s operations in Somalia that will see AMISOM, the UN and Somalia’s National forces work together. Mr. Sidikou said that the UN […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Premier Sharmarke expected in Garowe today

Premier Sharmarke expected in Garowe today

    Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Prime Minister of the Federal republic of Somalia Mr. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke is today scheduled to visit Garowe, headquarters of the Semi-autonomous state of Puntland. Sources told Wacaal.com that the Premie is expected to attend meetings regarding the formation of regional administration for […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Effects of Hawala closure felt in Kenya

Effects of Hawala closure felt in Kenya

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi News making headlines in Kenya inlcude the closure of Somali owned money transfer companies and how it has affected the Somali community living in the country. The Kenyan government this week released a list of 86 entities whose accounts were frozen for the involvement in […]

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Somalia places bounties on Most wanted terrorists

Somalia places bounties on Most wanted terrorists

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Somalia has placed bounties on 13 most wanted terrorists in the country after Kenya did the same last week. Mastermind of the Garissa University attack and Kenyan national Mohamed Mohamud (Gamadere) was in the list with a $100,000 bounty on his head. Kenya has offered […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Puntland’s former first lady laid to rest in Garowe

Puntland’s former first lady laid to rest in Garowe

  Wacaal Media – Garowe Puntland’s former first lady the late Mrs. Amina Abiib was today laid to rest in Garowe in a funeral attended by thousands of mourners led by President Abdiweli Gas of Puntland. Amina was shot dead by her son Omar Abdirahman early yesterday in unclear circumstances. […]

April 9, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Former Puntland First lady shot dead by son in Garowe

Former Puntland First lady shot dead by son in Garowe

  Wacaal Media – Garowe The wife of former Puntland President Dr. Abdirahman Mohamed (Faroole) was today killed Garowe. Amina Abiib Elmi was reportedly killed by a son of the former President named Omar Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud. The assailant was immediately arrested by local police and is currently held at […]

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Saudi-led coalition cannot use our Airspace, land and sea, says Somaliland

Saudi-led coalition cannot use our Airspace, land and sea, says Somaliland

  Wacaal Media – Hargeisa Somalilland has said that the Saudi-led coalition forces can not use its Airspace, sea and land in the raids on Houthis in Yemen. This follows after the Federal government of Somalia gave the Coalition forces the permission to use Somalias sea and land territories in […]

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Somalia’s Finance minister holds discussion with his colleagues from several Arab countries.

Somalia’s Finance minister holds discussion with his colleagues from several Arab countries.

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu The Minister for Finance of the Federal republic of Somalia Mr. Mohamed Adan Ibarhim (Farkeeti) who is in Kuwait to attend the annual Arab league finance ministers conference has held several side meetings with his counterparts from several Arab countries. The two sides discussed how […]

April 9, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Some major Mogadishu roads closed today

Some major Mogadishu roads closed today

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu Security officer in Mogadishu have sealed off several major roads in the area this morning but gave no reasons. The closed roads inlcude Taleeh junction, Makka – Al – Mukarrama, a section of 21st October and surrounding areas of KM4. Both private and public means […]

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Press statement by closed Money transfer companies in Kenya

Press statement by closed Money transfer companies in Kenya

  Wacaal Media – Naiorbi

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President Mohamud arrives in Dhusamareb in his third visit to the area

President Mohamud arrives in Dhusamareb in his third visit to the area

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu President of the federal republic of Somalia Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his delegation have arrived in Dhuusamareeb, headquarters of Galgaduud region. The delegation was received with pomp and color by officials of the town’s administration, traditional elders and political leaders from the region. President […]

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Here is the list of 86 blacklisted by Kenya on suspicion of aiding terror activities

Here is the list of 86 blacklisted by Kenya on suspicion of aiding terror activities

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Here is the list of those blacklisted by Kenyan authorities following the deadly terror attack on Garissa University College. They include prominent personalities, Businesses, businessmen and religious leaders.

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Somalia’s Minister for Planning Mr. Aynte jets in Kismayu for talks with Jubbaland leaders

Somalia’s Minister for Planning Mr. Aynte jets in Kismayu for talks with Jubbaland leaders

  Wacaal Media – Kismayu Somalias Minister of planning & international cooperation Mr. Abdirahman Aynte has arrived at Jubbaland headquarters Kismayu On arrival, he was received by several ministers of the Jubbaland adminastration who later whisked him to the office of the president for further meetings. Minister Aynte and his […]

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

President Hassan Sheikh expected in Dhuusamareb today

President Hassan Sheikh expected in Dhuusamareb today

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu President of the federal republic of Somalia Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is today expected in Dhuusamareeb, headquarters of Galgaduud region. Reports indicate his visit is in connection with the process of creating a regional administration for Mudug and Galgadud regions. Preparations for the same in […]

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Video: Suspects in Garissa University College attack produced in court

Video: Suspects in Garissa University College attack produced in court

  Wacaal media – Nairobi Amid mounting calls for justice, five terror suspects, said to be involved in the Garissa terror attack, were arraigned before court. The five Kenyans were mentioned alongside a Tanzanian national, Rashid Charles Mbere Sero, who was not present in court as he was being held […]

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Kenya closes down 13 money transfer companies (Hawalas)

Kenya closes down 13 money transfer companies (Hawalas)

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Following the deadly terrorist attack in Garissa University College, the Kenyan government has implemented a raft measures including closing down 13 Somali money transfer services (hawalas). The list as follows: Amal Express Money Transfer Ltd P.O. Box 3165 – 00100 Nairobi +254723281122/254722878597 Amal Plaza, 2nd […]

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Elders walk out on Jubbaland parliament formation conference

Elders walk out on Jubbaland parliament formation conference

  Wacaal Media – Kismayu Some of the traditional leaders attending a conference on the formation of Jubbaland’s parliament that was going on in Kismayu have thronged out citing several grievances. One of the leaders who spoke to press Mr. Abdullahi Hussein Abdi said that the main grievance was about […]

April 8, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

It is difficult to bust terror plots by Al-Shabaab says Kenyan V.P Ruto

It is difficult to bust terror plots by Al-Shabaab says Kenyan V.P Ruto

  Wacaal Media – Nairobi Kenyan Deputy President Mr. William Ruto has said that Al-Shabaab’s continued attacks in his country was due to the fact that it was not easy to bust their terror plans. Ruto said that it has proved difficult for Kenyan security agencies to pre-empt terror plots […]

April 7, 2015 | Posted in English News| Read More »

Gedo Intellectuals decry Kenyan airstrikes in the region

Gedo Intellectuals decry Kenyan airstrikes in the region

  Wacaal Media – Kismayu Professionals and intellectuals from Gedo region have taken issue with the aerial and ground offensive carried out by Kenyan forces and war planes in the region over the last few days. Speaking to the local media, Sirad Nuru who is a member of the group […]

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Somalia allows Saudi-led coalition to use its air space and sea

Somalia allows Saudi-led coalition to use its air space and sea

  Wacaal Media – Mogadishu The federal government of Somalia has allowed the Saudi-led coalition to use its air space and sea in the attacks against Yemeni Houthi rebels. Speaking to the BBC, Somalia’s foreign affairs Minister Mr. Abdisalan Omar Hadliye said that they have taken a clear stance on […]

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