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Somalia pleased as FIFA declares Mogadishu Stadium field of play “fit for the game”

Mogadishu, 18 October 2020, (Somali Football Federation via HOL): The world football's ruling body FIFA, has awarded a field certificate to Mogadishu Stadium, the... More

Reality dawns as KDF gears up for smooth exit from Somalia

Nairobi, 18 October 2020 (The Star): The Somalia National Defence Forces will soon have to take over security of their country. The reality of KDF... More

Four Somali soldiers killed in blast as army kills dozens of militants

Four Somali soldiers were killed and many others wounded after their vehicle hit a landmine on their way to the capital, Mogadishu, from the... More

Somali opposition leader calls for release of detained journalist

Opposition Wadajir Party leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has called on the government to immediately release journalist Abdulahi Kulmiye Adow. The journalist was reportedly arrested by... More

Ethiopia approved by Somalia to bring in khat, Kenya remains banned – airport official

Mogadishu, 17 October 2020 (HOL): Ethiopia has been cleared by Somali Government to bring in khat, a senior official close to the leadership of... More

Dozens reported killed in clashes between Somali troops and Al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu, 17 October 2020 (Reuters): Dozens of soldiers and insurgents were killed in two days of fighting between Somali government forces and Al-Shabaab militants... More

Somali regional states told to submit names of poll body members by 20 October

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has sent a letter to regional states informing them that the deadline for appointing members of the electoral... More

At least 10 African migrants die off Djibouti shore

Ankara, 15 October 2020 (Aanadolu): At least 10 African migrants died off the coast of Djibouti, when they were returning from Yemen, the International... More

Thirteen Somali soldiers killed by Al-Shabaab militants

Mogadishu, Somalia, 15 October 2020 (Anadolu): At least 13 Somali soldiers were killed when they were ambushed by Al-Shabaab in the agricultural town of... More

Roadside Bomb Kills Two People, Wounds Three Others in Middle Shabeelle Region

An explosion which caused casualties, including deaths and injuries occurred on the outskirts of Mahadday district in Middle Shabeelle region on Thursday. The... More

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Mogadishu, 28 October 2020 (Xinhua): The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has issued an alert on the fresh desert locust... More

Somalia’s economy to contract 2.5% this year, World Bank says

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Protesters in Somalia condemn French leader over anti-Islam remarks

Hundreds of protesters rallied in several cities in Somalia to condemn French President Emanual Macron's anti-Islam remarks. The protesters marched through the main roads in... More

Somalis join calls for boycott of French products

Mogadishu, 27 October 2020 (Anadolu): Calls are growing in the Muslim world to boycott French goods in protest of President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial plans... More

Three killed in blast, two aid workers shot dead in Somali capital

Three people were killed and over a dozen wounded when an explosives-laden vehicle was detonated in Kahda district of the capital Mogadishu. The car explosion... More