Wednesday, February 01, 2023
Wardheer News

Somalia gathers neighbours to pore over Al-Shabaab menace

Somalia is gathering neighbouring countries in a bid to work on a concerted policy against Al-Shabaab militants, the first such meeting under President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Kenya’s President William Ruto, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Djibouti’s Ismael Ghuelleh were … Continued

Ethiopia bans 15 foreign media outlets 

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Ethiopian authorities suspended 15 foreign media outlets which have been operating in the country’s Somali regional state for allegedly operating without license. The regional journalists’ association however says the actions was taken in retaliation to the medias reports … Continued

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Travel to Somalia

Press ReleaseUS Embassy, Somalia Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, is traveling to Mogadishu, Somalia today to review the humanitarian, economic, and security situation.  Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will meet with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to discuss the … Continued

Al-Shabab’s Grip on Somalia Loosening

Mohamed Olad Hassan  MINNEAPOLIS — In Somalia, al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab has been on a gradual retreat for months, and this could be the beginning of their end, experts told VOA. In a televised speech in August 2022, Somali President Hassan … Continued

Clerics in Somalia Vow to Counter Al-Shabab

Ahmed Mohamed MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — More than 300 Muslim clerics meeting in Somalia’s capital this week have declared their support for the government’s war against the Islamist militant group al-Shabab. The clerics issued their declaration following a four-day conference of Muslim … Continued