Somalia farmers get Sh3.2 billion boost for fight against food insecurity
  • Author: Vincent Ombati
  • Date: 2024-06-24 18:40:30

Somalia farmers get Sh3.2 billion boost for fight against food insecurity

The TRANSFORM project has seen Somalia receive Sh3.2 billion in funding to rehabilitate the Jowhar Canal irrigation infrastructure which will be critical in promoting smart agriculture for smallholder farmers in the area.

Three Somali fishermen found in Maldives after missing for 3 months
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-24 14:57:52

Three Somali fishermen found in Maldives after missing for 3 months

Both Somalia and Maldivian authorities are also working together to reunite the fishermen with their families in Mogadishu soon.

Heavy rainfall claims lives and causes widespread damage in Mogadishu
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-24 13:01:16

Heavy rainfall claims lives and causes widespread damage in Mogadishu

The rains caused the deaths of two children, injured one person, and displaced 325 others.

Journalist’s memoir reveals story of Somalia’s resilience
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-06-24 07:51:33

Journalist’s memoir reveals story of Somalia’s resilience

Mogadishu has been undergoing an economic renaissance few would have imagined five years ago.

Tatu City woos Somali business leaders with investment opportunities
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-23 18:38:11

Tatu City woos Somali business leaders with investment opportunities

Highlighting the city's infrastructure and amenities, CEO Stephen Jennings told The Eastleigh Voice that they were ready to welcome the Somali community

How Nasra Yusuf rose to prominence on Kenya’s comedy scene
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-22 14:22:48

How Nasra Yusuf rose to prominence on Kenya’s comedy scene

Her comedic talent was evident in high school when her classmates nicknamed her "Eric Omondi" due to her jokes and comedic flair.

Heat wave kills more than 1,000 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-22 12:35:44

Heat wave kills more than 1,000 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

It is feared that the death toll could be higher, as more than half of the victims were unregistered worshippers who performed the pilgrimage in extreme heat.

AU council endorses Somalia request for slowed withdrawal of ATMIS troops
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-22 10:16:15

AU council endorses Somalia request for slowed withdrawal of ATMIS troops

The council expressed concerns that the full implementation of phase three drawdown could lead to capability gaps that may have significant implications for the security of Somalia and the wider region.

Burundi soldiers hand over military base in Jowhar to Somali Forces
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-21 07:09:53

Burundi soldiers hand over military base in Jowhar to Somali Forces

The African Union peacekeeping mission said the transfer of the military facility is according to plans in Phase Three of ATMIS's drawdown efforts, aimed at enhancing local security capacity.

EAC delegates adopt integration roadmap for Somalia, recommend approval
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-06-20 20:35:47

EAC delegates adopt integration roadmap for Somalia, recommend approval

This roadmap aligns Somalia's legal framework with established regional standards and ensures robust participation in EAC programs and activities.

Somali police enforce strict license plate regulation to curb insecurity
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-18 21:36:25

Somali police enforce strict license plate regulation to curb insecurity

The police emphasised the importance of vehicle identification in maintaining public safety and combating crime in the city, grappling with insecurity from organised groups and other perpetrators.

Opinion: Somalis’ economic dominance rhetoric only serves to weaken our unity as a nation
  • Author: Mohammed Doyo
  • Date: 2024-06-16 20:00:07

Opinion: Somalis’ economic dominance rhetoric only serves to weaken our unity as a nation

The claims suggesting that the success of the Somali community threatens the prosperity of other communities are misguided and detrimental to the nation's progress

Disquiet over plan to turn Mogadishu cemetery into a naval base
  • Author: Yassin Juma
  • Date: 2024-06-16 16:47:39

Disquiet over plan to turn Mogadishu cemetery into a naval base

The planned marine base is part of a 10-year maritime defence pact between Somalia and Turkey signed in February

ATMIS begins third phase of troop drawdown from Somalia, hands over Bariire base
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-15 23:22:16

ATMIS begins third phase of troop drawdown from Somalia, hands over Bariire base

The third phase of the troop drawdown follows the successful completion of the first two phases, finalised in June 2023 and January 2024, respectively.

Somali police enhance professionalism with new operating procedures supported by ATMIS
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-15 23:07:25

Somali police enhance professionalism with new operating procedures supported by ATMIS

The discussions addressed serious crimes like homicide, trafficking in persons, smuggling of migrants, firearms and ammunition trafficking, illicit narcotics trafficking, piracy, financial crimes, and extortion.

Fallen SNA commander Major Mohamed Nuur praised for exemplary leadership
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-15 21:36:35

Fallen SNA commander Major Mohamed Nuur praised for exemplary leadership

Speaker Adan said the commander's ultimate death in the line of duty is a testament to his patriotism and commitment to the defense of his country.

Sofapaka duo exit club, join Mogadishu City FC
  • Author: Rama Mohammed
  • Date: 2024-06-14 13:48:35

Sofapaka duo exit club, join Mogadishu City FC

Paul Odhiambo and Jacob Addis have joined the team on two-year contracts each

Somalia President opens to talks with Al-Shabaab
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-06-14 11:27:37

Somalia President opens to talks with Al-Shabaab

At the Oslo Forum 2024 in Norway, President Hassan expressed his willingness to engage in dialogue with the rebels.

Private universities praised for preserving educational fabric of Somalis
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-12 23:03:53

Private universities praised for preserving educational fabric of Somalis

The speaker commended parents, teachers and the management of the university for their unremitting efforts to ensure students excelled.

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