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Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with 157 aboard

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashed on way from Addis Ababa to the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the airline said in a statement. "We hereby confirm... More

Government forces close main roads in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU—The main roads in central Mogadishu were this morning closed by Somali government forces. This closure comes as body of the late constitutional minister, Mr... More

Two minors molested in Sanaag region, Puntland in fresh case

Two fresh rape cases have been reported in Badhan town in Sanaag region, Puntland with one case involving a 5-year old girl by a... More

UN-AU joint team in Somalia for review ahead of 2019 AMISOM deadline

MOGADISHU—Teams from the United Nation and the African Union have started assessment of the AMISOM forces in Somalia since 2007 when they came. Led by... More

Body of unidentified man found in scene of last week blast attack

MOGADISHU—The body of unidentified man was this morning found in Mogadishu’s Makka Al Mukarram road. Locals traders said the man was a constant figure in the... More

Museveni: Soldiers with intention to commit human rights abuse should be in Somalia

KAMPALA—The President of Uganda is once again on the spot after he deceived Somalia as a country where rogue soldiers can “slap and harass... More

Somali leaders eulogies late minister as committed servant

MOGADISHU—Condolence message is pouring in from Somali leaders led by the president and his prime minister, and cabinet members following the death of the... More

Gunman kills clan elder in Bosaso mosque

An armed assailant has just killed a man in a mosque in Bosaso,Puntland. Bashir Musa Konte, a clan elder, was killed while awaiting the Friday... More

Al Shabab claims responsibility for car bomb that killed 4

Al Shabab militant group Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for the mid morning attack in Central Mogadishu. In a statement later on Thursday, the group... More

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Mogadishu before end of 2019

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu is among the new destinations Qatar Airways is targeting. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, announced seven upcoming... 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