US FAA issues strongest aviation warnings for Ukraine, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia


By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome The US Federal Aviation Administration, in short FAA, has in their latest advisories and prohibition notices for US registered aircraft included Kenya as a potentially hostile region while Ethiopia is on the full prohibition list, after Somalia was already for a while on their no go board. All of Ukraine was added yesterday More...

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By MGoth On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Somaliland: Africa Utopia is Back First Names Announced for 2014 Festival

Following 2012′s sensational first edition, Africa Utopia is back in 2014 to look at what can be learnt and celebrated from Africa and the African Diaspora. Taking place from September 11 – 13, the weekend More...

By MGoth On Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Somalia:Somali delegation completes course on election management

Mogadishu 12 July 2014- A delegation from Somalia Federal Government, Civil Society and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), alongside other African and US participants completed two-week course in Ghana on More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Somalia: Beleaguered President sought relief in divisive clan federalism

Might explain the different July 11, 2014 In violation of the Provisional Constitution, the law on establishing local administrations (districts and regions before federal states), the recommendations of the “Vision More...

By MGoth On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Statement by the European Union Special Envoy, Michele Cervone d’Urso on attack targeted at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu, Somalia

10/07/2014 European Union Special Envoy, Michele Cervone d’Urso, condemned last night’s terrorist attack on Villa Somalia and expressed his sympathy with the victims and their families. The Somali security More...

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By MGoth On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Somalia:Reflections on my fallen colleague: Yusuf Keynan

  Yusuf Keynan, who was killed by a car bomb in June, is seen here speaking to internally displaced persons. (Abdukhader Ahmed) By Muhyadin Ahmed Roble/CPJ Guest Blogger My mother once sarcastically told me More...

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By MGoth On Sunday, July 6th, 2014
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Somalia:President Hassan Promise of “Break the Fast in Peace” fails to Materialize as Attacks on Mogadishu Surge

By Goth Mohamed Goth Pressure is mount on SFG President Hassan Sheik Mahmoud for  failing to keep his pledge increased security in Mogadishu during the holy month of Ramadan this after an upsurge of deadly terrorist More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Somalia: International community should look beyond the verbiage.

By Mohamed A. Hussein One of the most known member of the parliament, Mohamed Mohamud Hayd was reported to be killed in the center of city Mogadishu while heading to the parliament building on Thursday morning, More...

By MGoth On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Heinous Murder of Somali MP

Senseless assassination of Hon. Mohamed Mohamud Hayd Mogadishu, 3. July 2014 – One of the most experienced and steadfast Somali politicians of Somalia, Adm. (ret.) Mohamed Mohamud ‘Hayd’, a Member of the More...

By MGoth On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

EU Special Envoy to Somalia condemns the killing of Somali MP Mohammed Mohamud Hayd in Mogadishu

03/07/2014 The EU Special Envoy to Somalia, Michele Cervone d’Urso, condemns today’s brutal murder of the Somali Member of Federal Parliament, Honourable Mohammed Mohamud Hayd, in Mogadishu and extends More...