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Somalia senator’s guards kill young man in Galmudug state capital

Guards of Somali Senator Yussuf Gelle Dagey today killed a well known young man in the Galmudug state capital, Dusamareb. Shafií Haji Diriye died instantly... More

Somalia to get three laboratories for Covid-19 testing

The Federal Government of Somalia has requested for three laboratories to test for the deadly Covid-19 virus. Somalia sent a request to the World Health... More

Somalia suspends domestic flights over Covid-19 fears

Somalia's Ministry of Transport and Aviation has announced the suspension of all domestic flights in a bid to contain the Covid-19 virus. A statement from... More

Somalia announces third confirmed Covid-19 case

Health Minister Fowsiyo Abikar Nur has announced that a third patient has tested positive for Covid-19. The minister said on National TV that a foreign... More

Foreign minister, UN envoy discuss Somalia reconciliation process

Somalia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ambassador Ahmed Isse Awad received at his office in the capital, Mogadishu, the Special Representative of... More

Ex-Somali premier ill in London after reportedly contracting Covid-19

Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein (Nur Adde) is ill in a London hospital after reportedly contracting the Covid-19 virus. Nur Adde, 83, was... More

IMF, World Bank clear Somalia for debt relief, normal ties to world

By Reuters: The IMF and the World Bank on Wednesday said Somalia had taken the necessary steps to begin receiving debt relief, a key... More

Somalia confirms second Coronavirus case

Somalia has confirmed the second case of Covid-19 virus in the country. Somali Health Minister Fowsiyo Abikar said in a press conference in the capital,... More

Somali forces recapture Daynunay village after Al-Shabaab attack

Somali forces have recaptured the village of Daynunay, located near Baidoa city in Bay Region, after Al-Shabaab fighters attacked them today in the morning... More

Somali administrator killed in landmine explosion

A landmine attack has killed the administrator of Ras Kamboni area in the Lower Jubba Region of Somalia. Abdullahi Diriye’s vehicle hit a landmine outside... More

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