Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wardheer News

Peace activist killed by ‘stray bullet’ in Somalia

A prominent rights activist was shot dead in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, with security officials suggesting she had been hit by a stray bullet. Almaas Elman Ali, who came from a leading family of peace campaigners, was travelling by … Continued

DUBAI: Boeing lands services deals with Saudia, Ethiopian

BY: ALFRED CHUA Dubai – Boeing has inked two services agreements with Saudi Arabian Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines on the sidelines of the show. With Saudia, Boeing will provide digital navigation charting services, under an agreement that also includes Jeppesen Flitedeck Pro, its electronic flightbag … Continued

US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) – A Somali intelligence official says a U.S. drone strike has killed a senior officer with the al-Shabab extremist group. The official says the unidentified officer had maintained links with foreign extremist groups with the aim of … Continued

Ethiopia’s Sidama region vote in autonomy referendum

People in Ethiopia’s ethnic Sidama region voted on Wednesday in a referendum that could carve out a new federal state in a nation already struggling with community tensions. With heavy security on the streets, the mood on Wednesday in the … Continued

UAE, Ethiopia agree to accelerate defence cooperation

DUBAI, (WAM) — The UAE and Ethiopia have agreed to strengthen bilateral defence and military cooperation under a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, inked today on the sidelines of ongoing 16th Dubai Airshow. Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State … Continued

Somaliland police shut down Horn Cable TV, arrest its editor

Nairobi, The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland to immediately allow the privately owned Horn Cable TV to operate freely and to unconditionally release its chief editor, Abdiqaadir Saleban Aseyr, also known … Continued

Shut out and forgotten, refugees in Dadaab appeal for dignity

Dimming prospects of lasting solutions amid continued insecurity in Somalia and ever-shrinking resettlement slots have locked refugees in Kenya’s Dadaab camps in conditions of vulnerability and dependency. With severe mobility constraints and limited livelihood options, humanitarian assistance continues to be a … Continued

Drought-weary Mudug villagers get their first well

Residents of a drought-hit village in central Somalia’s Mudug region are enjoying access to clean, free water for the first time after the drilling of a new solar-powered well. Kin Jam’a Warsame, who migrated to Farhan a year ago after … Continued