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Somali police boss reshuffles force commanders in Banadir region

The Somali Police Force Commissioner, Abdi Hassan Hijar, has carried out a mini reshuffle of police commanders in Banadir region. The new changes will affect... More

Al-Shabaab claims killing three intelligence agents in Somali capital

Three people were shot and killed in Mogadishu's Waberi district on Wednesday night. According eyewitnesses, gunmen killed the three men and escaped the scene. Somali police... More

Djibouti minister arrives in Somali capital for official visit

Djibouti's Minister of Information, Ridwan Abdullahi Bahdoon, arrived in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, for an official visit on Wednesday. The minister and his delegation were... More

Somali regional leader, IOM officials discuss projects for displaced persons

The president of the South West State of Somalia (SWS), Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed Laftagareen, received on Monday a delegation from the International Organisation for... More

Somali foreign minister, IOM official discuss migrants support

Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ahmed Isse Awad, received on Monday the Director of the International Organization for Migration's (IOM) Regional... More

Police in Somalia’s Puntland raid RTN TV office in Garowe over critical reporting

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 15 October, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for Puntland State authorities to immediately stop threats targeted to journalists working for... More

Somalia arrests freelance journalist covering Public protests in the town of Jowhar

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 14 October, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns the arbitrarily detention and demands the immediate release of freelance TV journalist... More

Guterres condemns mortar attack on UN base in Somali capital

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned a mortar attack on the compound of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia on Sunday. According a... More

Somalia marks second anniversary of deadly October 2017 attack

Somalia today marked the second anniversary of the 14th October terror attack in which about 600 people were killed in the capital, Mogadishu, making... More

Somali premier lays stone for national emergency centre in Mogadishu

Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre today laid the foundation stone for the National Emergency Management Centre to meet the immediate needs of the Somali... More

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