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Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives in Somalia for State visit

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrived in Somalia on Saturday for an official visit in which he will hold talks with... More

As AMISOM leaves Somalia next year, will Kenyan forces vacate Jubbaland?

On October 16, 2011, two battalions of the Kenyan army, numbering 2,400 troops, crossed the border into southern Somalia. While the ostensible catalyst for the... More

Somali teen constructs a fighter jet

ADADO—A young man from Adado City in central Somalia has constructed a small fighter jet and displayed it in the city on Sunday. The... 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

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

Why Somali Women Struggle to Get into Politics and Leadership

Fatuma Ibrahim, 36-year old mother of six, treks nearly a kilometer daily to fetch water for the domestic use. Along millions of women in Somalia,... More

Somalia is not the best country in Africa to be a journalist

On the weekend, some journalists in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, received an invitation to cover an event at the presidency. The journalists were kept waiting for... More

Kenya lists three conditions to resume ties with Somalia

Mogadishu and Nairobi have exchanged diplomatic tiff on Saturday after Kenya had recalled its envoy from Somalia and asked his counterpart to return back... More

Latest Features

Somalia’s newly-formed poll body is dominated by pro-government figures

SomaliAffairs Editorial on the newly-appointed Indirect Electoral Implementation committees of FEIC, FMSEMCs and IDRC Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble's appointment of the Indirect Electoral Implementation... More

Who will win Somalia’s upcoming presidential election?

Somalia will hold a presidential election on 8 February 2021, when President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's term in office ends. Top contenders include the president, former... More

Somalia’s Dusamareb Conference: Make or break moment for President Farmajo

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's invitation to regional state leaders for talks in Mogadishu failed because he did not fulfil the promises he made at... More

Is Somali gov’t hiding something on delay of case with Kenya at ICJ?

On 19 May, the Federal Government of Somalia announced that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) had postponed public hearings on the maritime border... More