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Oil-Rich Somali Region Set to Elect New President

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Oil-Rich Somali Region Set to Elect New President

By Mohamed Mulla Monday January 7, 2019 Lawmakers will elect a new president Tuesday in the semi-autonomous Somali region of Puntland, which is battling factions of al-Qaeda and Islamic State. More than 20 candidates are taking part in the vote, including Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gas, 53, who has ruled the Horn of Africa region since […]

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Security Council regrets Somalia’s expulsion of UN envoy

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Security Council regrets Somalia’s expulsion of UN envoy

Sunday January 6, 2019 The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia’s decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate. The council issued a statement Saturday, a day after a closed-door discussion about Somalia’s move to kick Nicholas Haysom out. The statement conveys gratitude to the longtime […]

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Somalia

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Somalia

04 January 2019 Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Somalia Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General The Secretary-General deeply regrets the decision of the Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia to declare the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Nicholas […]

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STATEMENT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA, MR. NICHOLAS HAYSOM, TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL ON 3 JANUARY 2019

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STATEMENT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA, MR. NICHOLAS HAYSOM, TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL ON 3 JANUARY 2019

3 Jan 2019 STATEMENT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR SOMALIA, MR. NICHOLAS HAYSOM, TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL ON 3 JANUARY 2019 Thank you Mr. President, I arrived in Somalia on 3 October and have been well received by prominent officials of the Federal Government and of the regional states. I have […]

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Press Release: We welcome the letter of the Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General for Somalia

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Press Release: We welcome the letter of the Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General for Somalia

Press Release: We welcome the letter of the Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General for Somalia

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3 injured in mortar attack on UN compound in Somalia

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3 injured in mortar attack on UN compound in Somalia

Tuesday January 1, 2019 Two United Nations staff members and a contractor were injured on Tuesday after seven mortars landed inside the UN compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Nicholas Haysom, special representative of the UN secretary-general for Somalia, confirmed that none of the injuries is life-threatening and condemned the indirect fire attack. “Today’s indirect […]

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Press Release on UN Letter and Call for Clarity on US Position

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Press Release on UN Letter and Call for Clarity on US Position

Press Release on UN Letter and Call for Clarity on US Position Puntlandes.com  

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PRESS RELEASE: Illegal Appointment of Supreme Court Judges

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PRESS RELEASE: Illegal Appointment of Supreme Court Judges

PRESS RELEASE: Illegal Appointment of Supreme Court Judges Puntlandes.com

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Request for clarification on the role of the Ethiopian forces in the detention of Robow: an incident which has incited the ongoing violence in Baidoa.

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Request for clarification on the role of the Ethiopian forces in the detention of Robow: an incident which has incited the ongoing violence in Baidoa.

Request for clarification on the role of the Ethiopian forces in the detention of Robow: an incident which has incited the ongoing violence in Baidoa.

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Digil and Mrifle Social group in Baidoa: The press release of Mr. Francisco Madeira AU Somalia representative is adding insult to injuries

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Digil and Mrifle Social group in Baidoa: The press release of Mr. Francisco Madeira AU Somalia representative is adding insult to injuries

Digil and Mrifle Social group in Baidoa: The press release of Mr. Francisco Madeira AU Somalia representative is adding insult to injuries

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