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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Somali Affairs

Somali soldier shoots dead another Rickshaw driver

A Somali government soldier has shot dead a Rickshaw driver in the capital Mogadishu. The driver has been identified as a young man named Ismail... More

Burundi boosts AU Somalia operations with combat vehicles

The Burundian contingent under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has acquired a fleet of armoured personnel carriers to reinforce ongoing counter-terror operations... More

Puntland parliament Speaker removed in impeachment vote

Puntland parliament members have voted out the Speaker of the assembly, Abdihakim Mohamed Ahmed, on Thursday 7 November. Of the 53 members present for the... More

Somali FM and UN coordinator discuss humanitarian efforts

The Minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation, Ahmed Isse Awad, received the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Resident and Humanitarian... More

Somali opposition alliance donates $200,000 to flood victims

Somali opposition political parties under the Forum for National Parties on 5 November donated $200,000 in support of flood-affected victims in the country. The parties... More

Somali PM and Danish FM hold talks in Mogadishu

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre held talks with Danish Foreign Minister, Jeppe Sebastian Kofod in Mogadishu on Wednesday 6 November. The two leaders discussed... More

US Africa commander pays unannounced visit to Somalia

U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Chargé de Affairs to Embassy Mogadishu, Brian Néubert, discussed U.S. and Somalia security... More

I had warned Ahlu Sunna not to trust government, Somali opposition leader says

Prominent opposition leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warssame has warned those supporting President Farmajo’s government and celebrating the defeat of Ahlu Sunnah group by government troops... More

World Bank opens new office in Somali capital

The World Bank has opened a new office in Somalia on Sunday. The inauguration ceremony, which was led by visiting World Bank Vice-President, Hafez Ghanem,... More

Somali premier, World Bank deputy chief discuss debt relief in Mogadishu

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre on Monday held talks with the Vice-President of the World Bank, Hafiz Ghanim, in the capital, Mogadishu. Ghanim arrived... More