SOMALIA: Puntland is ready to take pivotal role in rebuilding Somali National army says President Abdiweli

SOMALIA: Puntland is ready to take pivotal role in rebuilding Somali National army says President Abdiweli

Amid Somalia is facing parlous challenges including acute droughts and recurring conflicts, the President of Puntland gave out his government’s determination to take a pivotal role in re-erecting an inclusive Somali National Army, VP Reports. While speaking to the press in Galkaio’s Abdullahi Yusuf International Airport shortly after arriving from Mogadishu, President Abdiweli spoke on his […]

SOMALIA: Somalia increasingly descending into political storming as thousands die of hunger

SOMALIA: Somalia increasingly descending into political storming as thousands die of hunger

As Somalia descends into unending political unrest and extremist groups propel into higher heights, the country’s poor people increase to starve to death, Villa Puntland Reports. Hundreds of thousands of people, most of them women and children continue to flee their homes amid severe droughts due to no rain falls in the country. United Nations […]

Ten Facts About Hunger in Somalia

Ten Facts About Hunger in Somalia

Situated on the Horn of Africa and plagued by a history of instability, Somalia has fallen victim to crisis after crisis. Clan warfare, droughts, famines, and the presence of terror group al-Shabab have left much of the country vulnerable and without food. Here are 10 facts about hunger in Somalia: Most recently, hunger in Somalia […]

SOMALIA:United Nations Condemns increased attacks against civilians in Somalia

SOMALIA:United Nations Condemns increased attacks against civilians in Somalia

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia, Michael Keating strongly condemned the recent spate of terrorist incidents that have caused carnage among Somali communities. In the past ten days, at least a dozen attacks have been claimed by or attributed to Al-Shabaab and resulted in 28 civilian deaths and 31 injured. These […]

SOMALIA: Puntland President delegation reaches far drought-hit villages in Bari region, delivers aid supplies

SOMALIA: Puntland President delegation reaches far drought-hit villages in Bari region, delivers aid supplies

Amid devastating droughts in Somalia, the President of Puntland H.E Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas reaches remote drought-hit villages in Bari region as part of his campaign to reach out to the people affected by the droughts, Villa Puntland Reports. The President along with a large delegation including senior government officials from the cabinet and the […]

SOMALIA: Puntland minister for Women calls outgoing Somalia President to focus much on rape victims in Mogadishu

SOMALIA: Puntland minister for Women calls outgoing Somalia President to focus much on rape victims in Mogadishu

  Anisa Haji Mumin, Puntland minister for Women and family affairs welcomed Somalia President’s pledge to provide medical assistance to the recent rape victim in Galdogob, Mudug region, but underlined that the outgoing President should focus much on the rape victims in Mogdishu, Villa Puntland Reports. In press statement released from Villa Somalia, the outgoing […]

SOMALIA: Puntland President arrives in Qandala

SOMALIA: Puntland President arrives in Qandala

The President of Puntland has visited Qandala, strategic coastal town in Bari province which has been recently recovered from IS militants, Villa Puntland Reports. H.E Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas along with a large delegation including senior government officials cordially welcomed in the historic seaside town by hundreds of local residents. Militants loyal to the notorious […]

SOMALIA: Weekly Progress report of Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs

SOMALIA: Weekly Progress report of Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs

Wasaaradda Horumarinta Haweenka iyo Arrimaha Qoyska Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs (MOWDAFA) Department of Regional Coordination Ministry Weekly Report December 29, 2016-January 04, 2017 Introduction: Ministry of Women Development and Family Affairs began reflecting on year 2016 and its main accomplishments; the ministry went through various phases and segments in order to accomplish […]

SOMALIA: Khatuma leader calls to open talks with Puntland without condition

SOMALIA: Khatuma leader calls to open talks with Puntland without condition

Khatuma leader Ali Khalif Galaydh has called to open talks with Puntland government while addressing the press, Villa Puntland Reports. Galayr has said that he is willing to start talks with the Somalia’s northern semi-autonomous of Puntland without condition. “We are calling to open talks with Puntland without condition if Puntland is willing too,” said […]

SOMALIA: U.S government hands over non-lethal equipment Ugandan troops in Somalia

SOMALIA: U.S government hands over non-lethal equipment Ugandan troops in Somalia

The US government, through the department of state, has handed over non-lethal equipment to support the Ugandan military contingent in Somalia. The equipment support is worth billions of Ugandan shillings, according to a statement by Maj. Robert Kamara, the Uganda contingent spokesperson. The lot includes two dozers, four motor graders, four Compact rollers and four […]

SOMALIA: Saudi Arabia to recruit 10,000 Somalis

SOMALIA: Saudi Arabia to recruit 10,000 Somalis

Manama: The general understandings of the convention regulating the recruitment of Somali citizens to work Saudi Arabia have been completed, a Somali diplomatic source said. “The Somali labour minister will visit the kingdom soon to finalise the recruitment agreement that will see more than 10,000 Somalis move to work in Saudi Arabia in the first […]

SOMALIA: The weekly progresses of the ministry of Women Development & Family Affairs

SOMALIA: The weekly progresses of the ministry of Women Development & Family Affairs

Wasaaradda Horumarinta Haweenka iyo Arrimaha Qoyska Ministry of Women Development & Family Affairs (MOWDAFA) Department of Regional Coordination Ministry’s Weekly Report: December 16-21, 2016 Summary: For this and last week, the ministry was busy preparing for, putting together the Retreat an accountability event which is held at the end of the year by the President […]

SOMALIA: Puntland government calls on the public to take part “The Fight against Terrorists”

SOMALIA: Puntland government calls on the public to take part “The Fight against Terrorists”

Puntland government had called on the public to take part in the ongoing warfare against terrorist groups amid anti-terror sweep operations across the state, Villa Puntland Reports. Abdilkadir Shire Farah, Puntland police commissioner made the appeal, urging the people of Puntland to closely cooperate with the police in capturing terrorists after the state witnessed a […]

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