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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Somali Affairs

Eritrea reportedly training secret Somali force

The Federal Government of Somalia transported 200 young men from the Aden Ade International Airport in Mogadishu to Eritrea yesterday morning. The information received by... More

AMISOM commander heads to Somalia’s Kismayo amid political tensions

AMISOM Force Commander General Youssouf is expected to travel to Kismayo to try ti resolve the political tensions over the Jubbaland elections in recent... More

Somali premier, Qatari foreign minister discuss ties, projects

The prime minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mr Hassan Ali Kheyre and Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdul-Rahman Al Thani held discussions... More

Puntland deputy leader rejects poll body appointed by state’s president

Puntland regional state's vice-president Ahmed Elmi Osman (Ahmed Karaash) has rejected the Puntland election commission appointed by the state's president Said Abdullahi Deni as... More

Somali forces conduct security operation in central region

Somali army commandos known as DANAB early on Sunday conducted security operations in Mudug region of north-central Somalia. The forces raided specific target areas and... More

UN envoy threatens to reject outcome of Jubbaland’s poll

The United Nations envoy to Somalia, James Swan, has urged the Jubbaland electoral commission to comply with the requirements of the international community which... More

Three wounded as roadside bombs hit two streets in Somali capital

Mogadishu, 17th August 2019: Two roadside bomb explosions targeted two busy streets in Mogadishu's Daynile District this morning, officials have confirmed. The first bomb targeted... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland parliament elects new speaker, deputies

The Jubbaland regional state parliament today re-elected Abdi Mohamed Abdirahman as speaker of the House. The state parliament also elected his two deputies. Abdi Mohamed... More

Somalia’s Galmudug reconciliation conference delayed for second time

The Galmudug reconciliation conference, which was scheduled to open in the central town of Dusamareb today, has been delayed for the second time. According to... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland presidential elections postponed yet again

The Jubbaland Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission yesterday gave a second chance to the unregistered presidential candidates and extended the candidacy registration timeline for... More