AU officials cheer recovering ATMIS soldiers in Nairobi hospitals

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). High-level officials from the African Union Headquarters and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), have visited injured soldiers from...

Somalia U17 football team ready for CECAFA tournament in Addis Ababa

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Somalia U17 football team  is set to leave for Addisa Abababa this week ahead of the Council for East and Central...

Hirshabelle state fires Health Minister in mini cabinet reshuffle

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The deputy Vice President of Hirshabelle state Yussuf Ahmed Hagar Dabageed has fired the Minister of Health Dr. Zakaria Mohamed Ahmed. Dr....

President Hassan Sheikh jets back from 77th Session of the UN General Assembly

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Monday arrived back in the country, after a successful participation in the 77th session of the...

Somalia Vows To Heighten Al-Shabaab War

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Somali government has vowed to intensify operations against al-Shabaab fighters and liberate towns and villages under the group’s control in southern...

Somalia applauds Somali Security Forces and ATMIS on recent military operations in Hiraan and...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) have recently conducted successful operations in Abooreey, Yasooman, Booco and Sindhaqo in Hiiraan and Galguduud...

Deputy Foreign Minister discusses with the Chinese ambassador ways to enhance cooperation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Isaak Mohamud Mursal, received today in Mogadishu the Ambassador of the...

UK Announces New Support For People Facing Famine In Somalia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The UK Development Minister Vicky Ford has announced a new package of support for people affected by the worst drought in...

International companies scramble for the multi million business in Eastleigh

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The ever growing trade in Eastleigh is attracting international companies as everyone wants to get share of the multi million business...

Ahmad Juma Al Rumaithi Confirmed as UAE Ambassador to Somalia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has appointed a new ambassador to Somalia on Wednesday.The new envoy was part of a number...

Somali army applauded for ‘largest’ security operation in five years against Al-Shabaab

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). United States command in Africa known as AFRICOM applauded the ‘largest’ security operation in five years against Al-Shabaab terror group by...

President Mohamud Asks Int´l Partners To Help Somalia Avert Looming Famine & Defeat Scourge...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud delivered his inaugural speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday, September 22.In his speech,...

The Netherlands Adds US$2.1 million to UNFPA’s Somali Youth Empowerment Project

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Kingdom of the Netherlands has provided UNFPA Somalia with US$2.1 million to support the “Accelerated Socio-economic Empowerment of Youth in...

Mayor Madaale warns peddlers involved in drug trafficking in Mogadishu

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Police in Mogadishu have today seized bhang and other abused substances during raids conducted in the capital.The operation was led by...

PM Hamze Barre chairs cabinet meeting offers commitment to anti-Shabab Operations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hamze Abdi Barre, on Thursday chaired a weekly cabinet meeting in the...

Somali Government signs UPEACE Charter, opening new opportunities for Somalis

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dr Juan Carlos, Global Dean of Upeace having a chat with Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at UN’s General Assembly, 20th...

Security operations in Mogadishu enhanced after crime soars

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The government will conduct serious security operations at Wadajir District in Mogadishu to end the insecurity that has left at least...

4,000 students sit fierce exam for a place at Somali National University

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Nearly 4,000 students have been registered to sit for an exam that will allocate them an opportunity to pursue further education...

Somali Defence Minister visits Hiraan region to coordinate security support for Liberated areas

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Minister of Defense of the federal government of Somalia has visited troops and allied local communities in Parts of Hiraan...

Somali Military Infantry Commander says Operations in Hiraan targeting al-Shabab a big success

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Somalia on Wednesday declared Operation ‘Waagberi II’ in parts of central and southern Somalia a success despite the persistent threats posed...

Jubaland President Ahmed Madobe hosts UN envoy to Somalia, discuss Humanitarian, Political Developments In...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Humanitarian, security and political developments, including the formation of district councils, were among the issues covered in discussions today by top...

Somalia And Saudi Arabia agree to enhance Cooperation

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abshir Omar Jama, met with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah...

MP Mohamed Borow dies after short illness in Mogadishu

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lower House lawmaker Mohamed Mursal Borow passed away last night in the capital Mogadishu after a short illness, his family confirmed...

Ten Youths Belonging To a Criminal Gang Arrested In Mogadishu

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ten youths belonging to an organized criminal group dubbed ‘Ciyaal’ have been arrested by police officers on patrol in the Karaan...