Tag archive for ‘Defense’
Veteran Somali politician Mohamed Osman Jawari looks on August 26, 2012 in Mogadishu during his candidacy, before being elected as the speaker of Somalia's new parliament.
By Sahra Farah On Friday, December 28th, 2012

Lawmakers in Somalia reject 2013 budget bill

The Somali Parliament has rejected the country’s budget after a series of debates. The budget has already sparked intense debates among members of parliament and was postponed on several occasions. Parliament More...

Stuart Denyer, the public diplomacy officer for the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti, speaks to graduates and attendees at the Horsed Private School of English, English Language Course graduation Sept. 10, 2012, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The U.S. Embassy-sponsored course is facilitated five nights per week through a partnership between the EDG, school instructors and U.S. Embassy.
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

DJIBOUTI: Graduation held to honor English-speaking students

CAMP LEMONNIER -– A graduation was held at the Horsed Private School of English, Sept. 10, 2012, in Djibouti City, Djibouti, to honor 17 Djiboutian students who completed the four-year English Language Course. “Today’s More...

A Somalia-bound Ugandan attack helicopter is pictured at Mount Kenya
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Enough is enough; it is time to withdraw from Somalia

A Somalia-bound Ugandan attack helicopter is pictured at Mount Kenya, August 13, 2012. REUTERS/Peter Greste When last year’s verbal war broke out between State House and the Governor of the Bank of Uganda over More...

Somaliland students enter Defense Engineering College - Ethiopia
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

IN PICTURES: 40 Ethiopian and Somaliland cadets graduate together from military college

ADDIS ABABA — 40 cadets from Ethiopia and Somaliland this week graduated together from a military college in Africa’s second most populous nation. The service men owned special military engineering skills More...

Ethiopia and Somaliland military ties continue
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 1st, 2012

SOMALILAND: 12 military cadets graduate from Ethiopian military institute

ADDIS ABABA — Twelve cadets with special military engineering skills will join the Somaliland national armed forces this week after graduating from a defense college in neighbouring Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Somaliland to increase defense budget

HARGEISA — Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury Ali Hassan Mohamed revealed on Thursday that the country’s national budget has surpassed the US$90 million target which has increased by 70% since 2010. More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Somali defence minister resigns

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — Somalia’s defence minister, who is leading the fight against Islamist insurgents, has resigned from the embattled transitional government. Yusuf Mohammed Siad, a close More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, February 12th, 2010

Kenya Wants Israel’s Help Against Jihadists

JERUSALEM (Somalilandpress) — The Minister for Public Security, Yitzchak Aharonovich, met his Kenyan counterpart Prof. George Saitoti in Jerusalem Thursday, and the two discussed their countries’ security More...