New statement from Ḥarakat #alShabāb al-Mujāhidīn: “Meles #Zenawi : Turning a New Page” #Somalia

(note: links and blog contents are for research and educational purposes only, links are not to endorse sites or contents)   بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful   Mogadishu (21/08/2012) – The death of the Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi brings to a conclusion a dark chapter…

Money missing from #Somalia’s coffers,regardless, President asks the diaspora to cough up the cash.

According to a world bank report released recently, a total of  $130 million is unaccounted for the years of 2009 and 2010, and it doesn’t come as a surprise. The nascent  Transitional Federal Government (TFG), were previously accused by former chief of Somalia’s public finance unit turned whistle blower Abdirizak Fartaag, in a leaked report…

man speaks out against his portrayal in the press as #alShabaab’s leader Ahmed Godane

For years now, whenever a Somali news article’s subject was sheikh Mukhtar abu zubeyr AKA Ahmed Abdi Godane , a picture of thin middle aged Somali man, wearing a pair photo-chromic glasses with sparse facial hair looking into the distance is attached, the purported picture, as that of the leader of one of Al Qaeda’s…