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Somali Affairs

Somali president, Somaliland leader reportedly hold talks in Ethiopia

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and the leader of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland Musa Bihi Abdi have held talks in the Ethiopian capital,... More

Somali president holds talks with leaders of Canada, Norway and EU

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met the leaders of Norway, Canada and the European Union on the sidelines of the African Union in... More

Somalia’s Puntland executes two men over rape, murder of girl in 2019

The authorities in Puntland regional state today executed two men who were convicted of the rape and murder of Aisha Adan Ilyas in February... More

Somaliland leader in Ethiopia for an undisclosed visit

The president of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi is in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Bihi and a delegation he was leading... More

Somalia’s South West leader forms body to select state MPs

The president of South West State of Somalia, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed aka Laftagareen, has appointed a committee tasked with selecting members of the regional... More

Mandera leaders ask fugitive Somali official Janan to leave

Leaders from Kenya's Mandera County led by Governor Ali Roba have called for the expulsion of fugitive Jubbaland security minister Abdirashid Janan from their... More

Somali opposition leader, UN envoy discuss 2020 polls, tension in Gedo

Prominent Somali opposition leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame today held talks with the UN envoy to Somalia, James Swan. The Wadajir Party leader and the UN... More

Tension in Somali border town of Bula Hawo as rival forces face off

Tension is reportedly high in the Somali border town of Bula Hawo following reports that fugitive Jubbaland security minister, Abdirashid Janan, was amassing troops... More

Eight Somali children rescued from Al-Shabaab in Bakool Region

Somali soldiers today rescued eight children from Al-Shabaab in Bakool Region, according to a government official. The children are believed to have been kidnapped... More

Somali gov’t troops, Jubbaland forces briefly clash in Bulo Hawo, resulting in casualties

Soldiers from the Somali National Army and members of the Jubbaland state Dervish forces today briefly clashed in Bulo Hawo, Gedo Region, following days... More