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Wadajir Party leader condemns government statement on Galmudug polls

Somalia's opposition Wadajir Party Leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has condemned the interior ministry’s statement on the Galmudug state elections. In a statement he posted on... More

Somali MPs slam government’s ‘unlawful’ remarks on Galmudug elections

Federal members of parliament from Galmudug State have reacted to the late press statement by the Ministry of Interior and Reconciliation of the Federal... More

Somali government calls for timely conduct of polls in Galmudug state

The Ministry of Interior, Federal Affairs and Reconciliation of the Federal Government of Somalia yesterday called for the timely conduct of election in Galmudug... More

Wadajir Party chief gives speech at Somali student forum in India

  The leader of Somalia's Wadajir Party, Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame, has responded to an invitation from the 12th batch of Somali university students studying in... More

Legendary Somali playwright and musician Sangub dies in Ethiopia

Popular Somali poet, playwright and musician Mohamud Abdullahi Isse (Sangub) is dead. Sangub died today in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where he was... More

UN chief condemns bomb attacks in Somalia, Kenya

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least... More

Death toll from twin blasts in Somali capital rises to 11

The death toll from two car bombings detonated near Parliament building and close to a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, Somalia, has risen to 11... More

Twin blasts rock Somali capital

Two loud blasts were heard on Saturday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, even as police set up extra checkpoints in the city to... More

Nine civilians killed in revenge attack in Somalia’s Galkayo

Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia on 14 June in revenge for the death of an intelligence official earlier... More

Turkey condemns terror attacks in Somali capital

The Turkish government on Saturday (15th June) condemned the terror attacks that happened in the Somali capital Mogadishu, which killed at least nine people. "We... More

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