Somalia: Middle Shabelle Region - Radio Jowhar Given 24 Hour Ultimatum to Vacate Its Premises
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned about the decision of the Middle Shabelle Governor to evict Radio Jowhar from its premises within24 hours, a decision deemed as unfair, leaving the only radio station in the region to close and calls for the decision to be reversed and urged the Somali Ministry of Information of the Federal government of Somalia to make an urgent intervention into the matter.
Nigeria has surpassed terror-ridden countries like Somalia, Iraq, making it the country with the highest casualty rate from terrorism -related attacks, a UK-based risk consultancy Maplecroft said yesterday in a report.
Somalia: Fighting and Explosion Occur in Mogadishu
Heavy clashes broke out between Somali Government forces and Al Shabaab militants in Mogadishu's Arafat and Eymiska neighborhoods of Yaqshid distract. The deadly battle occurred after Al Qeada linked Al Shabaab militants launched a surprise attacks against on bases manned by Somali Government forces in Yaqshid district.
Seattle Somalis Worry Arrests Could Hinder How They Send Home Money
A Somali immigrant living in Kent was arrested Wednesday on charges of fundraising for the Somali insurgent group Al-Shabaab. Her arrest could cast more suspicion on the system Somalis use to send money home.
Kenya, along with China, Libya and Egypt, has seen the highest rise in terrorist attacks in recent years, according to data released by Maplecroft’s Terrorism and Security Dashboard (MTSD). Areas in the southeast coastal region of Lamu County have been the worst affected, with at least 100 people killed so far. Many businesses have suffered as a result of the violence, and the security of local people has been compromised.
Three years after the last severe food crisis that affected Somalia, rising numbers of the population are once again suffering acute problems and even more are at risk. Mohamed Sheikh Ali, who coordinates ICRC efforts to develop food production and relief efforts in the country describes the situation.
3 arrested, 2 sought in case involving Shabab terrorist group
Three people have been arrested and two are being sought on charges of providing material support to Shabab, the militant group waging a terrorist campaign in Somalia, the Justice Department said Wednesday.