COVID-19 Saudi’s King Salman orders treatment for all, including visa violators

April 03, 2020 ( Awdinle Online) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered coronavirus treatment to be available for anyone in need of medical care, including people who have overstayed their visa in the Kingdom, Health Minister Tawfig al-Rabiah said on Monday. Al-Rabiah...

NISA accuses veteran journalist being a threat to national security

April 03, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - Somalia's intelligence agency on Thursday made some damning allegations against a respected journalist who co-authored one of the key books on Al-Shabaab and Islamic militancy in Somalia. Harun Maruf a journalist with VOA and author of "Inside Al-Shabaab, the...

Southwest State assembly of Somalia to Elected new Speaker

April 01, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - members of Southwest state regional parliament are scheduled to elect the speaker and deputy of the assembly on Wednesday. All preparations were put in place to ensure the voting process by 95 members of the regional parliament for house leadership. Five...

Somalia Send Doctors to Italy to fight for COVID-19

March 28, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - Somalia is sending medical staff to Italy to help in the response on coronavirus. According to officials from the Ministry of Information 20 doctors from Somali National University will depart the country soon to join the global response to...

Sudan defence minister dies of heart attack in South Sudan  Share

March 25, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - Sudan defence minister General Gamal al-Din Omar, has died of a heart attack while on an official visit to neighbouring South Sudan, according to the Sudanese officials. Omar was in South Sudan's capital, Juba, taking part in peace negotiations...

As it moves closer to Eritrea, Egypt eyes military base on Nora island

March 16, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - There have been unconfirmed reports that Egypt may be moving close to an agreement with Eritrea, with which ties have been warming in recent years, to host a new Egyptian naval base on Nora island. Cairo traditionally dismissed the idea...

Uganda’s president Museveni postpones 2021 elections due to Coronavirus

March 16, 2020 (Awdinle  Online) - The president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, has postponed the 2021 general elections to 2023 due to the outbreak of Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. President Museveni stated this in a press conference at the Uganda’s State House, adding that...

68% of Somali MPs, senior government officials and Somali diaspora lose $59m in Nairobi-based Ponzi scheme

March 15, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - Dozens of Somali MPs, traders and diaspora Somalis are counting loses running into millions of dollars after a get-rich-quick scheme went burst this month sinking with it close to $60 million as the people behind the racket have gone...

Suheib Mohamed making a successful run at Savannah State

March 15, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - To say Suheib Mohamed has come a long way is putting it mildly. And in many ways his journey is just beginning. Mohamed is a distance runner at Savannah State University who has experienced more in his 20 years...

Focus Friday: Do you know how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID-19?

March 13, 2020 (Awdinle Online) - As COVID-19 (coronavirus) reaches more than 110 countries, the World Bank Group is making available an initial package of up to $12 billion in immediate support to assist countries coping with the health and economic impacts of the global outbreak. This financing...