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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for the deadly blast in Galkayo

Al Shabaab said it is behind a suicide blast in Galkayo city, the regional capital of Mudug province in central Somalia which killed at...

Somalia journalists mark 2018 World Press Freedom Day across the country

 National Union of Somali Journalists and its affiliate regional member organizations with in-kind support from the United Nations Support Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) organized...

Puntland president appoints new ministers

Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" has on Saturday appointed new ministers amid corruption allegations in his administration. Dahir Haji Khalif was named as the...

Troops step up efforts to counter IED attacks on convoys

Following increased Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks Amisom troops are being trained on how to detect the device that recently claimed lives of seven...

Somali president sacks supreme court chief, appoints successor

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Sunday sacked the country’s Chief Justice Hassan Ibrahim Idle Suleiman. Suleiman has held the position since May 2016. In a...

Somalia eyes December date for new constitution

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo hopes to deliver a new constitution by the end of this year, but this could prove a major undertaking. Though...

MPs call for explanation over confidential Denmark-Somalia deal after extortion allegation

Denmark has an undisclosed agreement with Somalia to return individuals to the Northeast African country, according to reports. The agreement provides for up to 12...

Shabaab ‘brides’ speak for the first time since arrest three years ago

Two women accused of being members of Al-Shabaab have told a Mombasa court how they ended up in police cells before being charged with...

AU Special Representative holds talks with Somalia’s Senate leadership

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, today held talks with members of Somalia’s...

New Zealand humanitarian assistance for Somalia

New Zealand has approved $5.2 million in humanitarian funding to address significant humanitarian needs in South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. The ongoing conflict in South...