Salman Rushdie, author of the book “The Satanic Verses” was stabbed

Salman Rushdie, the British writer whose writings led to him being targeted for assassination in Iran and living in hiding, was attacked in a theater in West New York where he was giving a speech.   Videos posted on social media show people running to help Salman at the Chautauqua Institute. Police confirmed that the… Continue reading Salman Rushdie, author of the book “The Satanic Verses” was stabbed

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The latest news on the preliminary results of the Kenya election

The preliminary results of the Kenyan presidential election showed tough competition between the two main candidates for the position of outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta. The elections are an important test for the stability of East Africa’s largest economy after two of the last three elections have been marred by violence over allegations of corruption. Preliminary… Continue reading The latest news on the preliminary results of the Kenya election

Al-Shabaab executed 6 people in Jilib district of Middle Jubba region

Al-Shabaab fighters today shot men in a public square in the Jilib district of the Middle Jubba region, which the group accused of being spies working for the intelligence agencies of the governments of the United States, Kenya, and Somalia. Al-Shabaab announced that they were responsible for various attacks targeting the group, which took place… Continue reading Al-Shabaab executed 6 people in Jilib district of Middle Jubba region

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President Hassan went on his 8th foreign trip + Purpose

The president of Somalia, Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, left for Uganda today, and the president and his delegation were seen off at Aden Adde airport by central government officials. The official visit of the president came at the invitation of his counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, and will last for three days. Villa Somalia, which reported on… Continue reading President Hassan went on his 8th foreign trip + Purpose

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Erdoğan made a promise to Hassan Sheikh after a telephone conversation

The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a promise to the President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud after a telephone conversation. Erdogan emphasized that Turkey will continue to stand by the Somali people and support the peace and stability of Somalia. For his part, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud thanked Erdoğan for always standing… Continue reading Erdoğan made a promise to Hassan Sheikh after a telephone conversation

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African Union expresses support for Hassan Sheikh, praises Farmajo for two things

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has congratulated Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on his election as the new President of Somalia. He praised outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo for his good work during his tenure and for accepting the election results. He particularly commended all Somalis, including members of parliament who presented… Continue reading African Union expresses support for Hassan Sheikh, praises Farmajo for two things

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Celebrations begin in Mogadishu & violent clashes erupted.

Following the election of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the new President of Somalia tonight, heavy gunfire erupted in Mogadishu in celebration of the occasion. Residents of Mogadishu took to the streets to celebrate Somalia’s new president, ending nearly six years of Farmajo’s presidency. The situation in the city is tense the airwaves are heavily covered… Continue reading Celebrations begin in Mogadishu & violent clashes erupted.

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Farmajo and Hassan Sheikh in the final round & voting continues

Voting for the final round of Somalia’s presidential election in Mogadishu has begun. According to the speaker of the parliament, the two candidates are Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo who were the most popular candidates in the second round. The two candidates will split by one more vote and the candidate with more… Continue reading Farmajo and Hassan Sheikh in the final round & voting continues

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Four candidates advance to second round of Somali’s presidential election and voting continues.

Voting for the second round of Somalia’s presidential election has just begun at the Aficio Tent in Mogadishu According to the speaker of the parliament, the four candidates who received the most votes in the last round will compete in this round. 1-Said Abdullahi Deni 65 votes 2-Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo 59 votes 3-Hassan Sheikh Mohamud… Continue reading Four candidates advance to second round of Somali’s presidential election and voting continues.

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