Somalia attending ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

Somalia attending ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

Thuesday, October 30, 2018(HNN) A delegation led by Somalia’s Post, Telecom and Technology minister is attending the 20th Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which kicked off at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, UAE. The Plenipotentiary Conference is the highest decision-making body of ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for […]

Obama burns Trump over iPhone story

Obama burns Trump over iPhone story

Saturday October, 27, 2018(HNN) Recently, the New York Times reported that Donald Trump won’t give up his iPhones despite the fact he’s been told that Chinese and Russian spies are eavesdropping on him. Yeah, we’re talking about the same Donald Trump who smiles as crowds chant “lock her up” and regularly criticizes Hillary Clinton for […]

Mandera aims to build 2000 houses in 4 years

Mandera aims to build 2000 houses in 4 years

Saturday October, 27, 2018(HNN) Mandera county has rolled out a housing programme to put up 2000 houses for the most vulnerable, governor Ali Roba has said. The programme started two years ago as a way to help those adversely affected by the tribal clashes. In an interview with the Star newspaper in Mandera town, Roba […]

KDF Kill 24 Al Shabaab Militants in Bilis Qooqani

KDF Kill 24 Al Shabaab Militants in Bilis Qooqani

Saturday October, 27, 2018(HNN) 24 Al Shabaab fighters were killed by a squad of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in Bilis Qooqani, in the southern part of Somalia. The attack happened at around midnight when a group of militants ambushed a KDF camp near the town. The close quarter battle that lasted for more than 30 […]

Mustafa Mohammed Omar: My Somali & Ethiopian Identities Are Intertwined

Mustafa Mohammed Omar: My Somali & Ethiopian Identities Are Intertwined

Saturday October, 27, 2018(HNN) Mustafa Mohammed Omar was appointed as president of Somali regional state in August of this year following what appeared to be Somali regional state sponsored unprecedented violence which targeted certain ethnic groups in the region. Musfafa himself lost his brother, as he said in an interview with ESAT in the past, […]

Somali officials meet with UN experts on urbanization issues

Somali officials meet with UN experts on urbanization issues

Saturday October, 27, 2018(HNN) Somali local government officials and United Nations experts have met to brainstorm on lasting solutions to the challenges brought about by rapid urbanization in the country. Somalia is among the fastest urbanizing countries in the world, this is acting as pull factors of the movements from rural to urban areas and […]

Saudi Arabia’s Shifting Narrative on Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing

Saudi Arabia’s Shifting Narrative on Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing

Saturday October, 27, 2018(HNN)What is strange about Riyadh’s version of events is how poorly it concealed what happened to the journalist. First they said he left unharmed. Then that he had disappeared. Then that he died accidentally in a fistfight. Now, Saudi authorities say that Jamal Khashoggi was killed—and that his death was premeditated. The […]

Minister closes Conference for ICT professionals

Minister closes Conference for ICT professionals

Monday, October, 22, 2018(HNN) Minister for Post, Telecom and Technology, H. E. Abdi Ashur Hassan, has officially closed the third conference for Somali Network Operators Group (SomNOG 3), which brought together decision makers and professionals from private sector, academia, and government. Abdiqani Jama, ICT Regulations Expert; Dr Abdirisaq Dalmar, Vice President for Somali Research & […]

Southwest Assembly speaker forms the state’s electoral body

Southwest Assembly speaker forms the state’s electoral body

Sunday, October, 21, 2018(HNN) Southwest Regional Assembly Speaker Abdikadir Sharif Shekhuna Maye has formed the state’s presidential electoral committee ahead of next month elections. In a statement, Mr. Maye announced a list of 27 individuals who will the state’s electoral commission to preside over the presidential elections currently scheduled for the 7th of November. Several […]

We’ll intensify war on terror attacks, Mandera leader say

We’ll intensify war on terror attacks, Mandera leader say

Sunday, October, 21, 2018:- Political leaders from Mandera have pledged to work with the national government to fix the terrorism menace that has negatively affected the county. Speaking on Saturday during Mashujaa Day celebrations, the leaders agreed to unite in eliminating terrorism, saying that it has halted their development agenda. “Today we are faced with […]

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