Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Wardheer News

Independent journalist shot dead in Galkayo

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the heinous murder of independent journalist Jamal Farah Adan by unidentified gunmen in Galkayo, central Somalia region of Mudug on Monday 01 March 2021. Mr. Adan’s death records as the first journalist killed … Continued

Ethiopia’s Tigray region: War behind a ‘steel wall’

Ethiopia has claimed that an Amnesty report painting a dark picture of the Tigray crisis supports misinformation. Yet the country has tried to keep international journalists far from witnesses and out of the region.  Silja Fröhlich The stream of worrying … Continued

Hearing Kenya-Somalia case on Zoom insecure

Covid-19 pandemic has stretched its virulent hands over all aspects of life, threatening to wring the productivity out of anything that doesn’t employ the necessary steps to adapt and evolve to the “new normal”. The International Court of Justice is … Continued

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Blinken says US concerned about atrocities

The US has condemned reported atrocities in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit northern region of Tigray, urging the African Union to help resolve the “deteriorating situation.” “We are deeply concerned by the worsening humanitarian crisis,” Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said. An Amnesty … Continued

9 al-Shabaab terrorists dead in SW Somalia

Mohammed Dhaysane  MOGADISHU, Somalia, At least nine al-Shabaab terrorists were killed in Somalia Sunday when the al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group mounted an attack Sunday morning on an army base in the country’s southwest. Mohamed Mukhtar, the district deputy commissioner in the … Continued

Summit delays Somalia application to join EAC

KEVIN CHERUIYOT The Federal Republic of Somalia will have to wait longer before sharing the table with other East Africa Community countries. During the virtual 21st Ordinary Summit of the East African Community Heads of States held on Saturday, the … Continued

Ethnic cleansing being committed in Tigray: report

Ethiopia officials, militias ‘deliberately and efficiently rendering Western Tigray ethnically homogeneous,’ says US report Servet Günerigök WASHINGTON, Ethiopian officials and militia fighters are carrying out a systematic ethnic cleansing operation in the state of Tigray, according to a confidential US … Continued

Somalia issues its first mobile money licence to Hormuud Telecom

NAIROBI, (Reuters) – Somalia’s central bank awarded on Saturday the country’s first mobile money licence to Mogadishu-based Hormuud Telecom Somalia Inc, a move aimed at formalising the country’s digital payments system and integrating it with the global financial system. Hormuud … Continued

Prosecutor drops probe into racial abuse of Somali newsreader

Although the comment on an Instagram post was completely inappropriate, the offence was minor, the prosecutor says. Prosecutors have closed a case and will not be pressing charges over online racial abuse aimed at human rights activist and Yle’s Somali-language … Continued

Turkish Red Crescent donates 10 ventilators to Somalia

Aid will help Horn of Africa country fight coronavirus pandemic, says health official Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia The Turkish Red Crescent has donated 10 ventilators to the Somali Health Ministry, the Turkish embassy in the capital Mogadishu said on Friday. … Continued