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Somali Affairs

Former Somali chief of staff Gutale seeks Galmudug presidency

At a well-organized ceremony held on 17 September and attended by legislators from the two houses of parliament, politicians, youths, academics and elders, Somali... More

Somali opposition leader says Galmudug political stakeholders ‘sidelined’

Outspoken Somali opposition leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has faulted a statement issued at the end of the Galmudug state reconciliation conference, which was concluded... More

AU commander visits Djibouti, Ethiopian forces in Somalia

The deputy force commander in charge of operations and plans at the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Maj-Gen Nakibus Lakara, has urged Djiboutian... More

Somali president attends closing ceremony of Galmudug reconciliation conference

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who arrived in the central town od Dusamareb on Monday officially closed the Galmudug Reconciliation Conference last evening. President Farmajo,... More

AU commander urges troops to secure main supply routes in Somalia

The deputy force commander in charge of operations and plans at the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Maj-Gen Nakibus Lakara, has said AMISOM... More

Kuwait bans Somalia charcoal trade over terror financing

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Kuwait has brought to the attention of the concerned officials in the ministry to tighten control over... More

Twelve Burundian soldiers killed in southern Somalia Al-Shabaab attack

An unspecified number of Burundian peacekeepers were killed on Saturday when a military convoy was ambushed by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab in the... More

Somali president heads to Dusamareb to close Galmudug reconciliation conference

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is expected to travel to the central town of Dusamareb, the capital of Galmudug regional state, tomorrow, where the... More

UN calls for ‘sustained funding’ for humanitarian response in Somalia

The UN Under-Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, is visiting Somalia together with the World Bank Group’s Senior Vice-President for... More

Al-Shabaab militants attack four military bases in southern Somalia

Al-Shabaab militants on Saturday night attacked four bases of the Somali army in Lower Shabelle region, Southern Somalia. Fighters from the militant group attacked Somali... More