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US airstrike hits militants bases in Galmudug in support of Somali army – official

Mogadishu, Somalia  - US airtstrike on Friday targeted Al-Shabab militants stationed between Qay’ad village  and Harardhere town in central Somalia’s Galmudug state, statement from... More

Somali Prime Minister instructs Security agencies to stop blocking MPs from traveling to their...

Somalia security agencies have been instructed to stop blocking outgoing lawmakers from vising to their constituencies days after reports claimed that number MPs were... More

AMISOM military honours Chief of Staff Brig. Gen. Ogik with AU medal

Mogadishu, Somalia - The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, has awarded a service medal to Brig. Gen. Bob Ogik, the Military Chief of... More

USAID contributes $15 million to the UK-supported Adolescent Girls Education in Somalia

USAID announced last week  a new $15 million contribution to the UK-supported Adolescent Girls Education in Somalia (AGES) programme, according to a statement released... More

Somali journalist Hanad Ali Guled survives beating, knife attack by unidentified assailants

Nairobi, kenya — Somali authorities should investigate the recent attack on journalist and press freedom advocate Hanad Ali Guled and hold those responsible to... More

Somali government destroys billboards of a prominent presidential candidate inside the airport

Somali government early this week destroyed bill boards owned by a prominent presidential candidate Dahir Gelle inside Mogadishu’s Aden Adde airport following orders by the outgoing president... More

Central Somalia town of Hobyo gets its first High School to boost education

Hobyo, Somalia (Somali Affairs/Horn Observer) Hundreds of primary leavers in Central Somalia town of Hobyo have reason to smile as the first secondary school... More

First batch of Somali women police unit to train in Turkey

First batch of Somali Women police flew to Turkey for training on Monday, in a bit to strengthen the Somalia’s security sector in women’s... More

AMISOM Kenya contingent supports women in Kismayo

Kismayo, Somalia – Female soldiers of Kenyan Defence Forces, KDF, serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, on Saturday donated foodstuffs and... More

Somali National team accuses SFF over corruption and nepotism

Somali Football Federation (SFF) has turned its back on the welfare of country's national team with eight of international players detained at transit airports... More

Journalists lack access to information about government’s response to Covid19 and vaccines in Somalia...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 03 July 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is concerned about the denial of journalists’ access to information by the health authorities... More

Death toll of Mogadishu’s café attack rises to 18

The death of the Friday’s suicide bomb attack at café in Somali capital, which was claimed by the Somali militant group AL-Shabab, has risen... More

Reducing greenhouse emissions is key for Somalia’s growing buildings amid worsening climate change

MOGADISHU - In Somalia, building infrastructure has increased and has become booming in recent years. This is due to the revival of the country's... More