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Somali Affairs

Somalia calls on African Union to replace John Mahama

Diplomatic sources in the Somali foreign ministry said the Somali government has demanded that the African Union replace the newly appointed High Representative for... More

Somalia: Police commanders among six killed in Mogadishu blast

Several police officers killed in a suicide bombing in Waberi district last night have been buried in Mogadishu, police officials confirmed. Burial was held at... More

Somalia: Radio Mustaqbal files lawsuit against senior government officials

Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and Somali Media Association (SOMA) jointly announce their support for Radio Mustaqbal’s filing a lawsuit against the Director of the National Intelligence... More

Somalia: More than ten children killed in torrential rains in Mogadishu

Dozens of children have died in torrential rains in recent days in Mogadishu, families and witnesses confirmed. On Sunday, a family living in an IDP... More

AMISOM Burundian troops, Battle Groups 55 and 56 end their tour of duty in...

Mogadishu, May 8, 2021 - The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, yesterday recognized the contributions of Burundi troops to restoring peace in Somalia.... More

AU names former Ghanaian President as its High Representative for Somalia

The African Union Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has appointed former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama as his High Representative to Somalia. A statement from Faki's... More

Somalia: Military forces begin withdrawing from Mogadishu

The withdrawal of the opposing factions within Somali forces officially begun Thursday in Mogadishu, Somali PM said. The factions of the Somali military were pulled... More

Somalia reinstates its diplomatic relation with Kenya

The Somali government has announced that it is normalizing diplomatic relations with neighboring Kenya, a move it says is aimed at safeguarding the interests... More

Lack of leadership created a constitutional crisis in Somalia

by Harbi Farah It has been over 30 years since Somalia descended into full civil war which turned the country into a failed state. Of... More

Somalia: Strengthening Advocacy on COVID-19 and COVAX Roll-out

Mogadishu – How can Somali journalists help in the fight against COVID-19? What role can they play in keeping individuals and communities safer? A two-day... More