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Somali Affairs

Horn of Africa leaders issue communique after tripartite summit in Asmara

The leaders of Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia today held a tripartite summit in Asmara during which they discussed cooperation between their countries in various... More

Somali president leaves for Asmara to meet Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has left for the Eritrean capital, Asmara, to attend a tripartite summit with the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Upon... More

Government still has chance to form inclusive Galmudug administration

In recent days, there have been growing complaints from political stakeholders of Somalia’s Galmudug regional state over the formation of a new administration for... More

Amisom commander visited troops in southern Somalia 22 Jan

Mogadishu, 24 January—The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Lt. Gen. Tigabu Yilma on Wednesday (22 January) visited troops on... More

Students in Puntland must partake in national high school exams, minister says

High school graduates from the Puntland state of Somalia will not be given national examination certificates if they do not participate in the exam... More

Al-Shabaab seizes area in central Somalia after clashes with vigilante group

The militant group Al-Shabaab has taken control of Far Libah area, about 45 kilometres from Beledwenye, capital of Hiiraan region, central Somalia. The militants seized... More

Galmudug presidential candidates set conditions to partake in elections

Four candidates of Galmudug regional state's presidential election, who boycotted the process a few days ago citing interference by the federal government, have set... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland leader, US envoy discuss range of issues in Nairobi

The president of Somalia's Jubbaland regional state, Ahmed Mohmaed Islam aka Ahmed Madobe, met on Thursday with the US Ambassador to Somalia, Donald Yamomoto,... More

Somali opposition leader calls for inclusive polls amid turmoil in Galmudug

Prominent Somali opposition leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has called for an inclusive political process in Galmudug regional state amid political turmoil in the region... More

Somali opposition leader says gov’t ‘failed’ in Galmudug

Wadajir party leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has denounced the federal government’s leadership of the electoral process in Galmudug. In a statement posted on his Facebook... More