Xogta Shabakada About Us

Welcome to your trustworthy super high way to Somali Regional State of Ethiopia

CakaaraNews is a free impartial Ethiopian Somali Web Portal, intended for the people in the Somali State of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa and the world at large as well as other interested individuals and organizations. It is designed to provide reliable up to date news reports, studies and analysis on current issues and problems of concern to the Ethiopian Somali people encompassing political, social and cultural fields.

Accordingly, CakaaraNews's main mission is to produce and print for wider dissemination, articles and commentaries of high journalistic standard that are fair, objective and free from extremism, bias or external influence.

Our Vision

We aspire to be the leading impartial, neutral, free and fair news service provider of the 21st century Somali State of Ethiopia.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inform, entertain, motivate and connect Ethiopian Somalis in transforming our nation towards prosperity and democracy. We stand for and promote to progressive values of our society.

CakaaraNews Online is leading news site for news and information in the Somali State and Ethiopian community around the world. It is owned by Jarar Media Incorporated and it is professionally staffed. Since its establishment, CakaaraNews has provided latest headlines in news, politics, society, programs about Somali State in Ethiopia, to a growing audience inside and outside Somali State.

CakaaraNews is deeply committed to broadcast the Somali State news around the world and specializes in publishing objective and timely news from direct sources inside Somali State in Ethiopia. CakaaraNews is updated on a minute-by-minute basis and offers our global audience all the latest developments in Somali State on a bilingual platform English, Somali.

CakaaraNews does not support any particular political movement or party, and we also do not believe the modern political context can easily be divided up into either a right wing or a left wing. Even though the owner and contributors obviously hold personal views, which can be evident at times in the image captions, this is not deliberate and CakaaraNews aim to bring you the news as it happened.

CakaaraNews gladly accepts any contribution of articles news and information about Somali State in particular, and in Ethiopia in general.

Terms and Conditions

If you continue to browse and use CakaaraNews, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy, govern the relationship with you in relation to CakaaraNews.

The term “CakaaraNews”, “us”, or “we” refers to the www.cakaaranews.com website. The term “owner” refers the Jarar Media Incorporated. The term “you” or “your” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Your relation with CakaaraNews is subject to the following terms of use:

  • These Terms and Conditions are for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we, nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on CakaaraNews for any particular purpose. We acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors, to the fullest extent permitted by law
  • Your use of any information or materials on CakaaraNews is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through CakaaraNews meet your specific requirements.
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  • You may create a link to CakaaraNews from another website or document without CakaaraNews’s prior written consent.

Copyright Notice

CakaaraNews and its content is copyright of “Jarar Media Incorporated” – Copyright © 2009 CakaaraNews Inc. All Rights Reserved

  • Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how “CakaaraNews” uses and protects any information that you give “CakaaraNews” when you use this website.

  • “CakaaraNews” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
  • “CakaaraNews” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from July 17th, 2009.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to Other Websites

CakaaraNews may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Website Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by “CakaaraNews” and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from, or loss of data, or gain profit arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

Through this website, you are able to link to other websites, which are not under the control of “CakaaraNews”. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the owner takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

The editorial Board takes this opportunity to extend warm compliments to all associates and readers of CakaaraNews and invite them to submit their views, comments and analysis on issues of special concern to the people of our region. We urge them all to use CakaaraNews as an appropriate forum for exchange of information, debate, discussion and interaction.

We hope you will find the information provided helpful. Please note that this site is a work-in-progress and feel free to communicate your ideas on how it can be improved.


CakaaraNews Editorial Board