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Friday, July 19, 2019

Somali Journalists train 2-week course on Documentary Video Storytelling in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 18 July, 2019 –  Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) in partnership with Somali Digital Media Academy (SODMA) on Thursday 18 July, 2019, opened... More

Jubbaland polls body announces requirements for presidential candidates

Somalia's Jubbaland state electoral commission on Thursday morning officially announced the requirements and qualifications for the candidates running for the state presidency next month. The... More

Somali government appoints reconciliation body for Galmudug

The interior minister of the Federal Government of Somalia, Mohamed Abdi Sabriye, last night appointed a committee for the upcoming reconciliation conference of Galmudug... More

Journalists in Somalia’s Jubbaland gather to pay tribute to slain colleagues

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 17 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) expresses solidarity and stands firmly with fellow journalists in Kismayo who on Tuesday 16... More

Somali party accuses government of promoting killer security officers

A Somali opposition leader has accused the government of promoting killer security officers instead of holding them responsible for the crimes they committed in... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland election: A battle between federalists and centrists

The Somali federal member state of Jubbaland, a state that hosts most of the Somali clans in its regions, will hold elections in the coming two months.... More

Central Somalia state in crisis amid row with moderate Islamist group

Galmudug state was established on 14 August 2006 as local administration in Mudug. However, 11 clans in Mudug and Galgadud regions agreed to unite... More

Mogadishu terror attack: Who was Shawaqar Ibrahim Abdalla?

On Saturday, a regular working day in Somalia, members of the militant group Al-Shabaab stormed in a government building that hosts two ministries of... More

Somalia’s Galmudug Region postpones elections

DHUSAMAREB, SOMALIA — Galmadug postponed elections that were supposed to be held at the end of this year. The leadership of the region declared... More

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives in Somalia for State visit

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrived in Somalia on Saturday for an official visit in which he will hold talks with... More

As AMISOM leaves Somalia next year, will Kenyan forces vacate Jubbaland?

On October 16, 2011, two battalions of the Kenyan army, numbering 2,400 troops, crossed the border into southern Somalia. While the ostensible catalyst for the... More

Somali teen constructs a fighter jet

ADADO—A young man from Adado City in central Somalia has constructed a small fighter jet and displayed it in the city on Sunday. The... More

Farmajo is making several foreign trips, just what he hated the most

The president of Somalia is under spot for frequent foreign visits despite previously criticising his predecessor for the same. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo severally criticised... More