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Somalia grounds Soviet era aircrafts

Four aircrafts were banned by Somali government from accessing any of their airports. This include old aircrafts that were made in the former soviets union. The... More

President Farmajo visits Somali troops trained in Uganda

KAMPALA—Somali president, Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo on Tuesday set out to inspect section of Somali troops receiving training in Uganda as part of the post-AMISOM... More

Suspected militants hurl grenade at Dhobley hotel, several Kenyan workers injured

KISMAYU—Suspected Al-Shabaab militants hurled a hand grenade inside a restaurant believed to be frequented by Kenyan construction workers in Dhobley town. Security officials in the... More

Al Shabab abducts two herdsmen for objecting to pay “Zakat”

MOGADISHU—The militant group Al-Shabaab has this morning abducted a father and son at Gal-Qoryaale in Guriceel district Galgadud province of Galmudug state. Mohamed Abdirahman Hersi... More

Al Shabab claims victory over US-Somali joint operation

MOGADISHU—Al-Shabaab fighters were last night confronted in Lower Shabelle by joint US-Somalia special forces. It is reported that another attack happened at the lower Shabelle. Sources... More

President Farmajo asks Banadir security heads to resign or defeat Shabab

MOGADISHU—Somali president has asked commanders to resign or fight for insecurity following strings of security lapses that saw the death of over 30 people... More

Thousands line up along Kismayu roads to welcome PM Kheyre

KISMAYU—The leadership of Jubbaland and residents of the port city of Kismayu have today welcomed the Prime Minister of Somalia in his second visit... More

Banadir police arrest man dressed as woman

MOGADISHU—Somali security forces have arrested man disguised as woman at Kaaraan district, Banadir region. The man was dressed in burqa, a cloth worn by Muslim... More

PM Kheyre expected back in Kismayu to continue talks with Jubbaland leader

KISMAYU—Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khayre is expected back in Kismayu today after he cut short his visit to Jubbaland to attend the burial... More

Somali forces hit Al Shabab base in Lower Shabelle

MOGADISHU—The US forces and Somali commandos hit at an Al-shabaab base at the lower Shabelle region. The region is believed to be one of... More

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Somalia conducted a stakeholders consultation workshop on the assessment of Food Systems

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) – Ahead of the global United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021 convened in September by United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, the... More

JOINT STATEMENT: UN declares the arrest and detention of journalist Mohamed Abuuja in Somalia...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 16 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS), Somali Media Association (SOMA), and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights welcome the opinion of the United... More

Somalia: UN Deputy Secretary-General Encourages Sustained Progress On Women’s Political Participation As Well As...

Mogadishu – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed undertook a visit to Somalia today in solidarity with Somali women’s calls for full and equal... More

Hirshabelle to hold Senate election/selection

The president of Hirshabelle Ali Abdullahi Hussein has on Wednesday announced the timeline for the Election/selection of the Senators from Hirshabelle state of Somalia,... More

Somalia: Prominent Presidential candidate calls for restraint, warns unfortunate clan violence over the assassination...

Somalia's top presidential candidate Dahir Gelle as on Friday afternoon called on brothers and sisters in Beletwein to show restraint and warned likely but... More

Somalia urges journalists to share positive images and messages about the country

Mogadishu, 3 September 2021 – Somali journalists and social media influencers attending a three-day tourism and media training event in Mogadishu have been challenged... More