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Somali police commissioner Likely died of Poisoning : Reports

Waagacusub.net - The Somali Police Commissioner Brigadier General Mohammed Sheikh Hassan Ismail, who was rushed to Umah Hospital, right after minutes of drinking a cup of tea with his dinner at the Banadir Beach Restaurant, is likely died of poisoning, Waagacusub Media Reported on Thursday. Full Article 

PUT-UP JOB FOR COPENHAGEN CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA 30/10/2014 - 20:11:38

- Waagacusub.net - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014.

Eritrea dirty tricks: The sacking of the SEMG Expert

Waagacusub.net- Over the years SEMG has been unable to conclusively prove the State of Eritrea maintains a credible link to Al-Shabaab in violation of United Nations resolutions. Full Article

Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to 'death sentences

The briefing Forced returns to south and central Somalia, including to Al-Shabaab areas: a blatant violation of international law highlights the grave risks faced by civilians in Somalia. Full Article

Al-Shabaab as a regional and international threat

In 2014, Al-Shabaabís newfound operational tempo in Kenya continued with a series of symbolic attacks and attempted plots, including a partially constructed vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, successfully infiltrated from Somalia. The device was reportedly destined for a major attack in Mombasa Full Article

Muse Ganjab: Al-Shabaab facilitator or SEMG target?

First, why has HSM publicly disavowed Ganjab? According to media reports, HSM has denied that Ganjab was ever a presidential adviser in his government. If true, it's quite troubling and warrants further investigation not only by SEMG but we Somalis. Many Somalis, especially the "Mogadishu and Nairobi crowd" Full Article

UK imposing financial sanctions against Somalia has been amended so that an asset freeze

The following entries have been added to the consolidated list and are now subject to an asset freeze:  DIRIYE, Ahmed (Group ID: 13150)  SALMAN, Maalim (Group ID: 13147) What you must do Full Article

Editorials

Somali police commissioner Likely died of Poisoning : Reports

Waagacusub.net - The Somali Police Commissioner Brigadier General Mohammed Sheikh Hassan Ismail, who was rushed to Umah Hospital, right after minutes of drinking a cup of tea with his dinner at the Banadir Beach Restaurant, is likely died of poisoning, Waagacusub Media Reported on Thursday. Full Article

 

PUT-UP JOB FOR COPENHAGEN CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA

Waagacusub.net - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014. Full Article

 

Somalia: Intercepted a Container filled with Suicide Vests -Dahabshiil links

Waagacusub.net - Somali Security Forces intercepted container filled with suicide vests and explosive devices at Mogadishu seaport. Full Article

 

TURKEY'S INVOLVEMENT IN SOMALIA - ASSESMENT OF A STATE-BUILDING IN PROGRESS

Turkey's involvement in Somalia and its success, so far, is a novelty in Turkish foreign policy. Turkey's efforts in Somalia are significant for a number of reasons. First, they have played a role in Somalia's return to the international forum. Sec- ond, Ankara's policy in Somalia has had a positive spill over effect back in Turkey by immensely contributing to Turkey's domestic institutions. Full Article

 

Eritrea dirty tricks: The sacking of the SEMG Expert

Waagacusub.net- Over the years SEMG has been unable to conclusively prove the State of Eritrea maintains a credible link to Al-Shabaab in violation of United Nations resolutions. Full Article

 

Netherlands: Forced returns of Somalis to al-Shabaab areas can amount to 'death sentences

The briefing Forced returns to south and central Somalia, including to Al-Shabaab areas: a blatant violation of international law highlights the grave risks faced by civilians in Somalia. Full Article

 

Al-Shabaab as a regional and international threat

In 2014, Al-Shabaabís newfound operational tempo in Kenya continued with a series of symbolic attacks and attempted plots, including a partially constructed vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, successfully infiltrated from Somalia. The device was reportedly destined for a major attack in Mombasa Full Article

 

Muse Ganjab: Al-Shabaab facilitator or SEMG target?

First, why has HSM publicly disavowed Ganjab? According to media reports, HSM has denied that Ganjab was ever a presidential adviser in his government. If true, it's quite troubling and warrants further investigation not only by SEMG but we Somalis. Many Somalis, especially the "Mogadishu and Nairobi crowd" Full Article

 

UK imposing financial sanctions against Somalia has been amended so that an asset freeze

The following entries have been added to the consolidated list and are now subject to an asset freeze:  DIRIYE, Ahmed (Group ID: 13150)  SALMAN, Maalim (Group ID: 13147) What you must do Full Article

 

EAEF Condemns Plot to Annex Somali Offshore Territory

Waagacusub.info- The East African Energy Forum (EAEF), a Somali lobby group, has today condemned the Kenyan government of what it is calling "the slow elaborate annexation of Somali offshore territory." Full Article

 

Somali police commissioner Likely died of Poisoning : Reports

Waagacusub.net - The Somali Police Commissioner Brigadier General Mohammed Sheikh Hassan Ismail, who was rushed to Umah Hospital, right after minutes of drinking a cup of tea with his dinner at the Banadir Beach Restaurant, is likely died of poisoning, Waagacusub Media Reported on Thursday.

PUT-UP JOB FOR COPENHAGEN CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA

Waagacusub.net - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014.

Somalia: Intercepted a Container filled with Suicide Vests -Dahabshiil links

Waagacusub.net - Somali Security Forces intercepted container filled with suicide vests and explosive devices at Mogadishu seaport.

TURKEY'S INVOLVEMENT IN SOMALIA - ASSESMENT OF A STATE-BUILDING IN PROGRESS

Turkey's involvement in Somalia and its success, so far, is a novelty in Turkish foreign policy. Turkey's efforts in Somalia are significant for a number of reasons. First, they have played a role in Somalia's return to the international forum. Sec- ond, Ankara's policy in Somalia has had a positive spill over effect back in Turkey by immensely contributing to Turkey's domestic institutions.

Eritrea dirty tricks: The sacking of the SEMG Expert

Waagacusub.net- Over the years SEMG has been unable to conclusively prove the State of Eritrea maintains a credible link to Al-Shabaab in violation of United Nations resolutions.

Somali police commissioner Likely died of Poisoning : Reports

Waagacusub.net - The Somali Police Commissioner Brigadier General Mohammed Sheikh Hassan Ismail, who was rushed to Umah Hospital, right after minutes of drinking a cup of tea with his dinner at the Banadir Beach Restaurant, is likely died of poisoning, Waagacusub Media Reported on Thursday. Full Article

 

PUT-UP JOB FOR COPENHAGEN CONFERENCE ON SOMALIA

Waagacusub.net - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014. Full Article

 

Largest Circulated Somali Business Magazine Worldwide.

Dalsan Business Magazine is a monthly magazine published by Dalsan Media Group, a subsidiary of Somali-Canadian Business Council. Full Article

 

Somalia: Intercepted a Container filled with Suicide Vests -Dahabshiil links

Waagacusub.net - Somali Security Forces intercepted container filled with suicide vests and explosive devices at Mogadishu seaport. Full Article

 

TURKEY'S INVOLVEMENT IN SOMALIA - ASSESMENT OF A STATE-BUILDING IN PROGRESS

Turkey's involvement in Somalia and its success, so far, is a novelty in Turkish foreign policy. Turkey's efforts in Somalia are significant for a number of reasons. First, they have played a role in Somalia's return to the international forum. Sec- ond, Ankara's policy in Somalia has had a positive spill over effect back in Turkey by immensely contributing to Turkey's domestic institutions. Full Article

 

Somalia: Who is the New Leader of Shabaab?

Emir Mahad Omar Abdi-Kareem was born in Kellafo, Ogaden region of Ethiopia , his real age remains unknown but as his students from Kismayo told Wagaacusub Media his age is about 46. Full Article

 

U.S. confirms death of al Shabaab leader Godane in Somalia air strike

Waagacusub.net - The Pentagon confirmed on Friday that Ahmed Godane, a leader of the al Shabaab Islamist group, was killed in a U.S. air strike in Somalia this week, calling it a "major symbolic and operational loss" for the al Qaeda-affiliated organization. Full Article

 

Again Somalia relapses into hostilities and despair

Waagacusub.net - In addition to ongoing war against terrorist group Al Shabab, looming famine that would affect million people, and intense polarization engendered by the compulsory clan federalism, Somalia suffers many other ills. For background, I hypothesized in my HYPERLINK Full Article

 

Business as Usual For a Somali Minister that Makes Money for kidnapping Children

Waagacusub.net - Somali parents in Mugadisho do not send their children to school or any other place outside of their homes for fear of their children to fall into the trap of the National Security Minister, Mr. Khalif Ahmed Ereg. Full Article

 

Somalia: Cornel Hirale with armored entered in Kismayo

The military of Col. Barre Hirale, entered Kismayo, are now quartered in barracks inside the airport that, with the harbor, is the most important infrastructure system of southern Somalia. Full Article