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Somali Affairs

Somali labor minister, World Bank discuss social protections

  Somali Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Sadik Hirsi Warfa on Tuesday (30 October) held a meeting with World Bank Deputy President Havez Ghanem... More

Somalia ‘reneging’ on pledge to give Ahlu Sunnah 35 seats in Galmudug parliament

The Somali Minister of Interior, Federalism and Reconciliation has confirmed that the federal government and the armed Sufi group Ahlu Sunnah wal Jama’ah had... More

Former Somali district commissioner handed life sentence for killing deputy

A military court in Mogadishu on Monday sentenced two suspects in connection with a bomb attack on the late Mahas deputy district commissioner,... More

Meeting discusses ways to end use of Improvised Explosive Devises in Somalia

Stakeholders in Somalia’s security sector on Sunday concluded a meeting in Mogadishu on the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The two-day counter-IED seminar... More

Group accuses federal government of violations amid tensions in Galmudug

The leaders of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'ah on Tuesday presented a copy of the agreement they reached with the federal government in June, when... More

Somali premier, UN official discuss prevention of child recruitment

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre yesterday welcomed the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba de Potgieter,... More

Somali leader signs into law Revenue Management Bill

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has signed into law the Revenue Management Bill as part of the country’s efforts to improve revenue management and... More

Blast kills cleaner in Somali capital

An improvised explosive device (IED) killed a cleaner at the Taleh junction in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Monday morning. Eyewitnesses have confirmed that the... More

Somali PM to arrive in Dusamareb as tensions flare up in Galmudug

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre is expected to visit Dusamareb town in Galmudug state, amid political tensions between the Sufi group, Ahlu Sunnah... More

Boat carrying officials, troops sinks in Somalia’s Shabelle river

Reports from Beledweyne town in Hiiran region say that a boat carrying government officials has sunk in the Shabelle river. The officials were carrying out... More