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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Somali Affairs

Somali premier chairs security meeting in central town

  Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre today chaired a security meeting in the central town of Dusamareb, the capital of Galmudug state, where representatives... More

Qatar ‘backing’ Jubbaland presidential candidate to oust Madobe

Reliable sources have informed Somaliaffairs that the Government of Qatar is backing a candidate for the Jubbaland state's presidential election, Abdinasir Serar, to cause... More

Somali government takes over security of key central town

The Somali Federal Government has formally taken over the security of the central Somalia town of Dusamareb. The handover ceremony, overseen by the Galmudug reconciliation... More

Slain Somali governor to be buried on 3 August as country mourns

The body of the late Banadir Region Governor and Mogadishu mayor, Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman (Yarisow), who yesterday succumbed to injuries sustained in a... More

Somali MP links Jubbaland president to murder of traditional leader

A member of Somalia's federal parliament has accused the president of Jubbaland state, Ahmed Madobe, of being behind the killing a prominent Somali elder... More

Somali opposition leader pays tribute to late Mogadishu mayor

Wadajir Party Leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has paid tribute to Mogadishu mayor and Banadir governor, Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow, who died today in... More

Protest against Somali government held in southern city of Kismayo

A crowd of mostly women and youth today held a protest against the Federal Government in the southern Somalia port city of Kismayo. The protest... More

Somali premier meets Galmudug reconciliation body in Dusamareb

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre met today with members of the Galmudug reconciliation conference committee after their tour of various areas in the... More

Somalia’s Galmudug elders reject reconciliation meeting

The Galmudug reconciliation committee today hosted a meeting with the elders and intellectuals from Adado town. The two sides discussed issues related to the upcoming... More

Somali Parliament Speaker, Puntland leader discuss cooperation

The Speaker of the Somali Parliament, Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman, who arrived on Monday evening in Garowe with a delegation from the federal government... More