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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Somali Affairs

Somali party voices concern over ‘missing’ $18m government funds

A Somali opposition party has expressed concerns over the recent report by the auditor general which blamed the federal government for not accounting for... More

Norway to provide $359m to Somalia to help clear debts

The government has proposed that Norway should provide a short-term bridging loan of NOK 3.135bn ($359M) to Somalia in 2020 to clear Somalia’s debt... More

Somali president arrives in Ethiopia for talks with PM Abiy Ahmed

Somali President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for an official visit after receiving an invitation from Ethiopian Prime... More

Ex-presidents arrive in Kismayo for Jubbaland leader’s inauguration

Former Somalia presidents Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud have arrived in the port city of Kismayo to attend Jubbaland leader Ahmed... More

Somali opposition leader arrives in Kismayo to attend Madobe’s inauguration

Prominent Somali opposition leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has arrived in the southern port city of Kismayo to attend the inauguration of Jubbaland regional state... More

Somali president appoints new army commanders

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has appointed a new deputy chief of staff of the armed forces and new commander of the ground forces. A... More

Somalia’s Puntland leader arrives in Kismayo to attend Madobe’s inauguration

The leader of Somalia's Puntland regional state, Said Abdullahi Deni, has arrived in the southern city of Kismayo to attend the inauguration of Jubbaland... More

Wadajir leader skeptical of progress on Somalia debt relief process

Outspoken opposition politician Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has questioned recent government claims that Somalia was making progress in its debt relief drive. Citing a report by... More

Somali president calls for unity in parliament address

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Wednesday opened the sixth session of the two Houses of Parliament after a two-month recess. He said Somalia was ready... More

Somalia’s Interior Ministry forms body to select Galmudug MPs

The Ministry of Interior of the Somali Federal Government on Tuesday announced the members of the Galmudug State Technical Committee, which is tasked with... More