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Friday, July 19, 2019

Somali Affairs

Central Somalia state in crisis amid row with moderate Islamist group

Galmudug state was established on 14 August 2006 as local administration in Mudug. However, 11 clans in Mudug and Galgadud regions agreed to unite... More

Somalia: 59 years on, it’s time to rise above sub-national identities

Providing new political vision that resuscitate the lost spirit of Somalinimo to eventually reunite the strength in the larger interest of the nation. As we... More

SJS condemns assault, threats and harassment against CGTN TV correspondent in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 2 July 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the physical assault and threats against TV journalist Abdulaziz Billow Ali and his... More

The International Crisis Group: Women and Al-Shabaab’s Insurgency

Somalia – The International Crisis Group (ICG) published on 27 June 2019 an analysis titled "Women and Al-Shabaab's Insurgency." The report details that women... More

Somalia transition plan on track as Amisom begins exit

On April 30 2018, the African Union Peace and Security Council endorsed the Somalia transition plan. Since then, the AU Mission in Somalia (Amisom)... More

Al-Shabaab attacks Somali army base in Lower Shabeelle

Afgoye, Somalia: Heavy fighting occurred last night between Somali forces and fighters from the militant group, Al-Shabaab, in the outskirts of Afgoye District, Lower... More

Somali Federal Government held talks with Norway

MOGADISHU--- Somali Federal government foreign affairs minister Mr. Abdulkadir Ahmed Kheir met Norway’s Regional director Ms. Tine Morch in Mogadishu today. Morch stated that she... More

Several people were killed in clan militia confrontation in Lower Shabelle 

Somalia--- Reports from Lower Shabelle state that two clan militias have confronted this morning. Several people have been lost there lives in that battle that... More

BREAKING: Heavy gunfire after two people were killed in Mogadishu

MOGADISH---Heavy gunfire is heard in parts of Mogadishu after the killing of two people by the Somali Federal Government police. The two who were auto... More

Five people killed in a raid in Banaadir Region

MOGADISHU---Reports received in Mogadishu stated that an attack in Banaadir region revealed presence of casualties. At least five people were killed and six others seriously... More