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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Somali Affairs

Somalia’s Presidential palace attacked

MOGADISHU—Several mortal shells were fired to Villa Somalia, which houses the president, the prime minister and other key figures in the Somali government, eyewitnesses... More

Somali regional court sentences five to death

Garowe—A court in Somalia's regional administration of Puntland State sentenced five young men to death, officials said on Saturday. The young men were accused of... More

Military barricade main roads in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU—Most of major roads within Mogadishu city remains barricaded a day after two attacks killed more than 20 people on Thursday evening. A spot check... More

Somali war: A continuing result of United States foreign policy

Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state of Somalia have killed numerous people over the last several weeks under the guise of... More

Farmajo is making several foreign trips, just what he hated the most

The president of Somalia is under spot for frequent foreign visits despite previously criticising his predecessor for the same. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo severally criticised... More

At least 18 killed in Mogadishu twin blast

At least 18 people are reported dead in two terrorist attacks on Mogadishu's busiest streets last night. Militants set off a car bomb near the... More

AMISOM is Leaving Somalia Without National Army

Somalia can boast of 20,000 men as part of its army and pro-government fighters, a new statistic by AMISOM shows. The statistic is part of... More

IMF commends Somalia’s reforms, projects 3.1% growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the implementation of key reforms in Somalia and for satisfactory performance under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). In a... More

Should Puntland dispute freeze Somaliland autonomy?

Writing in The Hill, I argued that the United States should not channel all aid to Somalia through Mogadishu. To do so encourages corruption... More

Police arrests men for rape and killing of teen girl in Puntland

Four men were today arrested in Galkacyo, Puntland in connection with the rape and killing of 12-year old girl on Sunday. Somali Affairs understands that... More