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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Somalia mulls integration of pro-gov’t militia into security force

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Friday it has kicked off a two-day training on biometric registration for Somalia government staff to...

Kenya deploys additional troops along the border with Somalia

The government has finalized plans to recruit additional Kenya Police Reservists to be posted at 60 border points along the Kenya/Somalia border. Speaking to KNA...

Somali President meets with his Sudanese counterpart in Khartoum

The official talks between the Sudanese and Somali sides started here on Wednesday at the Republican Palace, with President Omar Bashir heading the Sudan...

Eleven Somali migrants evacuated from Libya arrive in Mogadishu

The Somali government and the UN refugee agency on Saturday evacuated 11 migrants from Libya who had been held in areas controlled by militia. Deputy...

Farmajo meets with mediation committee from speaker Jawari

The President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo met with parliament members loyal to speaker Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawaari on Saturday in Mogadishu, a source close...

Bomb blast kills at least one in Bosaso, northeast of Somalia

A wheelbarrow exploded outside a police station in Bossaso, a port city in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland, on Tuesday, killing the lone man...

Galmudug MPs file motion against Parliament speaker

The lawmakers of Somalia's central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug said they have tabled a no confidence motion against the speaker, Ali Ga'al Asir. Speaking to...

Somaliland opens trade office in Dubai, to Support UAE Investment

Somaliland opened on Monday a trade office in Dubai as the country works to boost its trade ties with the UAE. The trade office will...

Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali Foreign Ministers arrive in Djibouti

Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali Foreign Affairs Ministers, Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, Osman Saleh and Ahmed Isse Awad, respectively, traveled to Djibouti to advance dialogue between...

Al Shabaab raids Somali army bases near Kenyan border

Heavily armed Al Shabaab militants have launched an overnight attack on military bases belonging to Somali government forces and their allied KDF troops near...