AU mission seeks to integrate militia into Somalia force

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Friday that it has started the biometric registration of the Darwish militia in Jubbaland state,...

President Farmajo suspends parliament session amid deadlock

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has intervened in the current political crisis in the country and suspended Saturday's parliament session. The suspended session for Saturday...

First deputy speaker calls for tight security at the parliament building

Abdiweli Ibrahim Mudey, the first deputy speaker of the Lower House chamber of the Federal Parliament of Somalia has issued a statement on the...

More than 200 MPs accuse Jawari of violating the Constitution

The proponents of the impeachment motion against the embattled speaker of the Lower house Mohamed Osman Jawari numbering 223 MPs have released a new statement. The...

Japan pledges aid projects for drought-effected people in Somalia

With below average rains experienced across the region, some locations in the Horn of Africa are expected to continue to drive humanitarian needs...

UN condemns Aid worker killed in Mogadishu car bombing

The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock has condemned the murder of an aid worker in Mogadishu car bombing. "The humanitarian community...

Somali PM meets with UN envoy Michael Keating in Mogadishu

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire met with the United Nations envoy for Somalia Michael Keating in Mogadishu on Wednesday, March 28. Keating and Khaire discussed...

East Africa bloc calls for inclusive power sharing in central Somalia

East Africa's bloc on Thursday appealed to warring parties in central Somalia to embrace inclusive power-sharing arrangements to embrace peace after reaching the deal...

Canadian says Somalia kidnapping inflicted emotional scars

Former Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout says she has crippling flashbacks and sometimes wakes up screaming due to her kidnapping ordeal in Somalia. At a...

Pakistan, Somalia agree to enhance mutual cooperation

Pakistan and Somalia on Thursday agreed to enhance mutual cooperation and boost bilateral relations. The understanding was reached in a meeting between the National Security...