Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Wardheer News

Veteran Somali singer dies

Veteran Somali female singer Khadija Abdullahi. PHOTO | ABDULKADIR KHALIF | NATION By ABDULKADIR KHALIF Veteran Somali female singer Khadija Abdullahi alias Dalays has died in Toronto, Canada. “She has been ill for a while and died at a hospital … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabab Demanding Children

Residents Threatened to Hand Over Boys, Girls Children learning to read the Quran at the Gaabow Islamic school in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, August 2013. Parents and teachers told Human Rights Watch that Al-Shabab militants threatened and on occasion abducted teachers … Continued

NUSOJ condemns the arbitrary arrest of a journalist in Galkayo

Press Release. Mogadishu- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns – in the strongest terms possible – the arrest of a Somali journalist on Friday, 12 January, 2018 in Galkayo. 
The arrest of Hanad Abdi Farah who is the Director of radio … Continued

Kenya must act on those destabilising Somalia

Residents walk at the scene of a blast on October 29, 2017, a day after two car bombs exploded in Mogadishu, Somalia. PHOTO | MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB | AFP  By JUNET MOHAMED There is no question that Kenya and Somalia are two countries that … Continued

Cost of the war in Somalia

By Vincent Achuka President Uhuru Kenyatta and KDF soldier when he visited their Dhobley camp in Somalia [File| Standard] We may never know the human or financial cost of the war in Somalia. The Kenyan government, which at the end … Continued

Turkey, Somalia sign economic partnership pact

By Duygu Yener and Mustafa Calkaya ANKARA  Turkey and Somalia on Friday signed a pact to boost their strategic economic partnership. “We wish to deepen relations with Somalia. Turkey’s investment in Somalia stands at over $100 million,” Turkish Deputy Prime … Continued