More than one hundred Somali immigrants voluntarily repatriated from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday that 124 illegal Somali immigrants were voluntarily repatriated from Libya's capital Tripoli. The repatriation took place...

Southwest state president steps resigns

Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden has resigned as leader of southwest regional administration ahead of the presidential election slated for next week. In a statement, Mr....

Mogadishu mayor asks AMISOM to probe into civilian killings

Mogadishu Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has called on leaders of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to launch an investigation into the deaths of...

Ilhan Omar becomes first Somali-American elected to U.S. House

Minnesota’s first Somali-American state representative has again made history: She is now the country’s first Somali-American elected to Congress. State Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat,...

Turkish defense minister expected to arrive in Mogadishu

A high-level delegation led by Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, his deputy and Armed Forces Chief Yassar Guler are expected in the Somali capital...

UNSOM Condemns Unprovoked Shooting on UN Convoy in Galmudug State

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) condemns the obstruction and attack on a convoy of UN vehicles that occurred along the road...

Ban fish from Tanzania and Somalia, traders tell Uhuru

Fishermen in Lamu County want President Uhuru Kenyatta to ban the sale of fish in Kenya by their counterparts from Somalia and Tanzania. The call...

Interior Minister urged Southwest leaders to hold on-time election

The federal government of Somalia ordered South West authorities to hold the presidential elections in its scheduled time. A statement from the ministry of interior...

Southwest election commission members resign head of the polls

More than 15 Members who are part of the South West State election coordination committee have resigned on Monday. The members include the chair and...

Somali military court sentences soldiers to death for killing

Somali Military Court has on  Monday sentenced two members of armed forces to death for murder. Mohamed Hashi Wasuge and Abdirizack Mohamed  Jimale were found...