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Somalia announces 47 new Covid-19 infections, cases surpass 2,000

Somalia has announced 47 new Covid-19 cases and one death inthe last 24 hours. The minister of health and social care, Fowziya Abikar Nur, announced... More

Somali government soldier kills young man in Mogadishu

A Somali government soldier this morning shot and killed a young man at the Sinai intersection in the capital, Mogadishu. The young man named Mohamed... More

Somalia revokes flight licenses of two Kenyan airlines

The Somali federal government has revoked the flight licenses of two Kenyan airlines, effectively banning them from undertaking any flights in Somalia, media sources... More

Somali opposition leader urges president to address nation over delay of case with Kenya

Leader of the opposition Wadajir Party, Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame, has called on President Mohamed Abdullahi farmajo to address the nation over the recent delay... More

Somalia’s Covid-19 cases near 2,000 as death toll rises to 78

Somalia has recorded 60 new Covid-19 cases and five more deaths, bringing the total cases in the country to 1,976 and the death toll... More

Is Somali gov’t hiding something on delay of case with Kenya at ICJ?

On 19 May, the Federal Government of Somalia announced that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) had postponed public hearings on the maritime border case with Kenya,... More

Somali media under siege from both government and militants

Journalists in Somalia, one of the world's worst places to be a media worker, face relentless harassment and intimidation from local state and non-state... More

Why Somali gov’t is unmoved by the Jubbaland leader’s reconciliation efforts

The Somali Federal Government remains silent on the reconciliation between Jubbaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islam, aka Ahmed Madobe, and his main rivals in the... More

Somalis’ built up frustrations at risk of erupting

The recent protests in the capital Mogadishu were, perhaps, the first expression of years of built up frustration by the public. The Somali people, especially... More

COVID-19 impact on mental health in Somalia

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a disturbing negative impact on physical and mental health across the world, and Somalia is not excluded from the... More

Recklessness of current Somali leaders risk sparking new civil war

Last year’s Kuumade community meeting in Kismayo, the Habargidir one that was held in Hobyo, the Mudullod consultative meeting that opened in Mogadishu, the... More

Somalia: Fear of public unrest over unconstitutional, impractical electoral law

The sudden policy change of the International Community in abandoning the support of democratic system of governance for building the Federal Republic of Somalia... More

Government still has chance to form inclusive Galmudug administration

In recent days, there have been growing complaints from political stakeholders of Somalia’s Galmudug regional state over the formation of a new administration for... More