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France signs $306m debt relief deal with Somalia

Somalia and France have signed a deal to cancel debts amounting to $306m that Mogadishu owed to Paris, Finance Minister Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh has... More

CIA officer killed in Somalia – reports

A CIA officer was killed in Somalia last weekend after the vehicle he was travelling in with US-trained Somali special forces was reportedly targeted... More

Somali presidential candidates threaten to hold own elections

Somali opposition presidential candidates have threatened to hold parallel elections if the federal government does not disband recently appointed electoral bodies and if it... More

Somaliland committed to solving impasse with Somalia, says foreign minister

25 November 2020, (East African Business Week): Somaliland government says it remains committed in finding a lasting solution in the stalled talks with Somalia. Foreign... More

Somali state TV accused of refusing to air presidential candidates’ meeting

The state-owned Somali National TV (SNTV) has been accused of refusing to cover the conference of the presidential candidates which has been ongoing in... More

Ethiopia denies withdrawing thousands of troops from Somalia

Ethiopia has denied that it has withdrawn thousands of troops from Somalia in order to reinforce the forces fighting in Tigray region against the... More

Senate Deputy Speaker says president Farmajo ‘cannot be trusted’ with election

First Deputy Speaker of the Upper House of Parliament, Abshir Mohamed Bukhari, has said that President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has proved unreliable in overseeing... More

Cyclone Gati kills eight in Somalia

Mogadishu, 23 November 2020 (Anadolu): One of the worst cyclonic storms Monday struck the Horn of Africa nation Somalia, killing eight fishers and destroying... More

Somali presidential candidates hold meeting with parliament speaker

The Speaker of Somalia's Lower House Speaker, Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman and his first deputy, Abdiweli Sheikh Ibrahim Mudey, this evening held talks with... More

Six soldiers killed in landmine blast in south-central Somalia

Six members of a US-trained unit of the Somali National Army have been killed while several others were wounded after their military vehicle ran... More

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A CIA officer was killed in Somalia last weekend after the vehicle he was travelling in with US-trained Somali special forces was reportedly targeted... More

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Somaliland committed to solving impasse with Somalia, says foreign minister

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