Sunday, May 26, 2019

Somalia PM Says His Government Demanded US Aid Cut

Somalia's prime minister, Hassan ali-Khaire, said his government had demanded the U.S. briefly suspend aid to much of Somalia's armed forces in an effort...

US Defense Secretary Optimistic About Improving Somalia Accountability

PENTAGON — U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Friday that he was optimistic about improving Somali accountability concerning the distribution of American aid to...

Bollywood Film on Pirate Attack of Somalia Underway

Mumbai: Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has signed on director Vinil Mathew and screenwriter Sudip Sharma for a dramatic thriller inspired by true events surrounding a...

US Suspends Aid to Much of Somali Military

PENTAGON — The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension...

Somalia: Suicide bomber hits Mogadishu police academy

At least 10 people were killed in a suicide blast at a police academy in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, officials said. Dressed in a police...

U.S. commander orders new probe into Somalia raid

WASHINGTON – The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid...

Support programmes give Somali returnees a chance to rebuild

UNHCR equips refugees who wish to return to Somalia with the skills to help them start over. However, more needs to be done. Fadumo* furrows...

After Somalia airstrikes, future unclear for group facing deportation

A suspected airstrike carried out by the United States hit southern Somalia just days after a flight filled with 92 detainees from the United...

US drone strike removes ‘imminent threat’ to Somali capital

A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed “an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu” by the...

WHO prepositions over 30 tons of emergency medicines and medical supplies across Somalia

The World Health Organization (WHO) today supported the Somali Federal Ministry of Health with a shipment of over 32 tons of medicines and medical...

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