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Somalia Lawmakers Lodge Vote of No Confidence in President

Written on:August 13, 2015
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Somali presidentMore than 90 lawmakers in Somalia lodged a vote of no confidence in President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, accusing him of violating the constitution, two members of parliament said. A motion has been lodged with the office of the parliamentary speaker and needs a Supreme Court ruling on its legality before it can be discussed in the assembly, Abdiweli Mohamed Qanyare, a lawmaker, said by phone.

International partners look forward to further political progress following the High-Level Partnership Forum.

Written on:August 8, 2015
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Mogadishu, 3 August 2015 –  The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the United States of America and the United Kingdom welcome the commitments made at the High-Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) in Mogadishu. Thirty-two delegations attended this landmark event, making it the largest international conference to take place in Somalia in decades. view full post »

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New UK Ambassador acknowledges Khatumo State’s rightful place in Somalia

Written on:July 22, 2015
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In a recent interview with Somali Universal TV, the new British Ambassador to Somalia, Harriet Mathews has acknowledged Khatumo State’s rightful place in the local State formation plans currently underway in the country. The following is an excerpt from the interview:   Universal TV: There are people who live in that region who do not want to be independent. They need to have a voice. Those people [ Khatumo] often accuse Somaliland of being oppressive, for…

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Khatumo Soccer team advances to the final round of Toronto’s Somali Youth Soccer Championships

Written on:July 4, 2015
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In a cool summer breeze afternoon in Toronto’s North Etobicoke neighbourhood, Khatumo youth Soccer team displayed their football skills overpowering their opponents in the semifinals of the annual Toronto Somali Youth Soccer Championships. Hundreds of Somali Community fans gather every summer in various local stadiums to cheer for their local teams. “It is a special historic feeling for me to be here this afternoon” said Abdighani Robeye, “Khatumo Community in Toronto can…

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WikiLeaks: Saudi interest in Khatumo Administration amid Somalia’s local State formation struggles.

Written on:June 27, 2015
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In a recently released report by WikiLeaks, Authorities in Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Office exchange documents and information about the plight of the people of Sool Sanaag and Cayn (SSC) regions. Although not formally explored yet, Oil rich Khatumo State of Somalia lies between Puntland and Somaliland regions in North Somalia. Khatumo State (Somali: Khaatumo, Arabic: ولاية خاتمة‎), officially the Khatumo State of Somalia (Somali: Maamul Goboleedka Khaatumo ee Soomaaliya), is a region in northern Somalia. Centered on the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn or SSC provinces, its leaders declared…

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USA reports: Somalila​nd Faction’s Human Rights Violations In Regions of Khatumo State of Somalia.

Written on:June 27, 2015
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Somaliland security forces regularly suppressed supporters of the self-declared Khatumo state in its eastern regions of Sool and Sanaag during the year. The use of force resulted in numerous casualties and internal displacement of persons. In one such intervention on August 28, Somaliland security forces launched a military offensive against the political group in Sardheer town, Sool region, reportedly killing nine and forcing other political supporters to flee to Ethiopia. view…

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Khatumo Somali Community Welcomes Minister Jengeli to Toronto, Canada.

Written on:June 21, 2015
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In a traditional Ramadan Iftar and dinner in Etobicoke, Ontario, Khatumo Community in Toronto welcomed the Somali Federal Minister of Transportation and Aviation Ali Ahmed Jama (Jengeli ). in his opening remarks, the Minister highlighted the importance of civic participation in the political and economic rebuilding of Somalia. “The international community along with regional stakeholders are committed to supporting a United Federation of Somali States” Said the Minister.  ( See…

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