Wednesday 18 September, 2019
Edition: Somali,English
Xaqiiqa Times – Online Magazine
Category Archives: Local News

Mogadishu, 14 November 2018. The Government of Somalia has launched a new initiative to meet its obligations under three key international conventions on climate change, biodiversity and desertification, which were agreed to during the 1992...

At Lido beach, beach-goers and young footballers criss-cross the beautiful white sands in a chaotic manner. Not far away, the waves of the Indian ocean crush the walls of the nearby expensive restaurants and embassies. Armed soldiers and private...

Article 99 (d) of the Provisional Constitution of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) tasks the Executive Branch to prepare the annual fiscal budget and final accounts. The Legislative Branch reviews and amends the proposed budget before...

Political infighting, external meddling, Al-Shabaab threat and limited government resources are key drivers for Somalia’s instability, HIPS director Abdirashid Hashi told the US Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee....

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti, Ethiopia, Italy, Kenya, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom and United States congratulate the Federal...

  Mogadishu – The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), in conjunction with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN, the European Union and other key international partners, have established a Transition Core Group, which...

With low levels of rain expected for the fifth consecutive rainy season, the United Nations is appealing for $1.6 billion to provide life-saving aid to 5.4 million people affected by the ongoing drought in Somalia. “The number of Somalis on...

LONDON — Refugee, strawberry-picker, economist, U.N. whistleblower and tech CEO: Ismail Ahmed has worn many hats on his long journey to running a firm with an annual turnover of $60 million. Along the rocky road to success, the cheerful 57-year-old has survived the ravages of war-torn Somalia and ostracization after calling out corrupt practices. He...

  Mogadishu – What’s a 27-year-old Sri Lankan woman doing in the middle of Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, a city rebuilding after many years of chaos and civil war? In the case of Jayathma Wickramanayake, she’s doing her job. Ms....

Mogadishu, 19 December 2017 – The incoming Contingent Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig Paul Lokech, took over office today at a ceremony held in the...