Thursday, December 3, 2020
Somali Football Federation will soon take over the Mogadishu Stadium, marking the federation’s leading role in resisting al-Shabaab’s austere lifestyle. In a sign of improved security in Somalia, African Union (AU) troops will return Mogadishu Stadium, the most abused sports...
Somalis chat at a beach-side restaurant earlier this month. After two decades of civil war, Somali's capital, Mogadishu, is beginning to recover (Feisal Omar/Reuters/Landov). There is a remarkable change going on in Mogadishu, Somalia — often dubbed the world's most...
The Italian foreign minister has made a surprise visit to Somalia in an effort to renew ties, news agencies have reported. Giulio Terzi's visit to the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday is the first high-level visit from an official from Rome in two decades. Welcoming Terzi, Somalia's...
A cook at Lido Seafood Restaurant prepares fresh fish and lobsters. As security conditions improve in Mogadishu, Somali businessmen and returning expatriates have opened modern restaurants offering lobster and various kinds of fresh fish at the Lido and Jazira...
Nairobi, October 22, 2012-Somali authorities must investigate the shooting of a journalist for a national broadcaster, identify the motive, and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.   Two gunmen shot Mohamed Mohamud Turyare, reporter and...
Charcoal-powered coffee machine - living in a recovering failed state like Somalia means being innovative At The Village Restaurant, a popular open-air hangout for Mogadishu's returning diaspora community, a charcoal-powered Italian espresso machine brews Somalia's best cappuccino. Wi-fi internet beams throughout...
Nairobi- Somali pirates are still holding 11 foreign vessels for ransom with 167 crew members as hostages as of Sep 30 even as the number of ships signaling attacks by Somali pirates has fallen to its lowest since 2009, a global...
MOGADISHU -- The Somali Football federation officials asked the African Union peacekeepers in Somalia (AMISOM) to vacate the country's largest football facility Stadium Mogadishu during an official visit to the site on Monday. Somali Football Federation president Ali Said Guled...
MOGADISHU -- Somalia's Banadir State government on Tuesday unveiled plans to renovate one of East Africa's largest open air markets after two decades of closure. Mohamed Yusuf Osman, Spokesman of Banadir government, told local media in the Somali capital, Mogadishu,...
August 2012 saw Somalia’s first parliament since 1991 inaugurate in Mogadishu, bringing the war torn country one step closer to pivotal change. With its newly elected parliament, potential for change has never been higher. This change is assisted by Somalia’s vast...