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Somali president signs 2021 Government Budget Bill

Somali president Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, whose term in office is nearing conclusion, has signed the 2021 Government Budget Bill which was previously approved... More

Somalia condemns deadly attack in Yemen

The Somali Federal government has condemned the attack by Houthi rebels at the Aden Airport just as the country's prime minister and other government... More

Expectant woman survives Shabaab attack on ambulance in Mandera

Nairobi, 30 December 2020 (The Star): Al-Shabaab militants attacked an ambulance ferrying a pregnant woman to hospital and killed her husband in latest incident... More

Senior politicians, government officials converge in Garowe for annual event

Garowe, 30 December 2020 (HOL): Senior politicians and government officials are converging in Garowe for the annual HIPS forum for ideas. The event organized by... More

Somali PM names journalists’ union boss Moalimu as gov’t spokesperson

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has appointed a journalists' union boss as the official spokesperson of the federal government. PM Roble appointed Mohamed Ibrahim... More

Somali regional leader reveals ‘efforts’ to resolve election dispute

The president of the Somali regional state of Galmudug, Ahmed Abdi Kariye aka Qoorqoor, has announced that he was has begun holding talks with... More

Somalia poll body delays Upper House election

The Somali election implementation committee has postponed the election of the Upper House of Parliament by one week. In a new schedule for the... More

How boreholes are transforming lives in rural Somalia

Somalia, (Reliefweb, by Abdulkadir Mohamed), Published 23 December 2020: Hassan Dhore, 70, used to spend half a day walking to distant wells to collect... More

Landmine blast kills seven, including infant, in southern Somalia

Seven people, including an infant were killed and many others wounded after a passenger bus hit a landmine on the road between Tabta and... More

Somalia: Weather prediction saves lives, livelihoods

Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2020 (Anadolu): When a 62-year old nomad Ali khadar Hagi was moving with his goats and camels in search of... More

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The spokesman of the Somali police Sadiq Aden Ali Dodishe has strongly condemned last night's bomb blast in Mogadishu. A statement issued by the spokesman... More

Somali president, Galmudug leader discuss election issues

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Somalia: Covid-19 vaccines are distant as virus spreads

(Africanews, AFP): As richer countries race to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, Somalia remains the rare place where much of the population hasn't taken the coronavirus... More

Al-Shabaab releases propaganda video of last year’s attack in Kenya’s Manda Bay base

The militant group, Al-Shabaab, has released a video commemorating the first anniversary of attack against a Kenyan military base with US troops presence in... More