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Somali state presidential candidate tours central town

Mr. Kamal Dahir Gutale, a candidate running for the presidency of Galmudug regional state, today paid a working visit to Abuq Waq town of... More

Daring Al-Shabaab raid on Kenyan base leaves three Americans dead

Three Americans, a soldier and two contractors, have been killed in yesterday’s Al-Shabaab attack on an airfield opposite a US naval base in Lamu,... More

STATE OF PRESS FREEDOM IN SOMALIA IN 2019: Working under Pressure and Targeted Attacks

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 06 January, 2020 – As 2019 ends, multiple actors continue to target Somalia media and its professionals through continued attacks, arbitrary arrests,... More

Court in Somalia’s Puntland hands sentences to politicians, traditional elders

The court of First Instance of Puntland has sentenced several traditional elders and politicians who criticised the administration of President Said Abdullahi Deni as... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland, Puntland leaders to meet on 6th January

President of the Jubbaland regional state, Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Ahmed Madobe), is expected to arrive in Garowe, capital of the Puntland regional state on... More

Al-Shabaab launches major attack on Kenyan military base in Lamu County

The Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has launched a major attack on a naval base in Kenya’s coastal county of Lamu. Media outlets affiliated with the... More

Three Al-Shabaab killed following U.S. airstrike in Lower Shabelle

The U.S. Africa Command, Africom, has announced that three Al-Shabaab members were yesterday killed in an airstrike conducted in the vicinity of Ba’ow village,... More

Remaining members of new Galmudug parliament to be named today amid dispute

The electoral committee in the Somali regional state of Galmudug is expected to announce a list of 69 members of a new regional parliament... More

Army says killed nearly 30 Al-Shabaab, foiled truck bombings

The Somali commando force known as Danab has reportedly killed close to 30 Al-Shabaab fighters and destroyed two trucks being prepared to be used... More

Central Somali state committee approves legislators representing armed group

The electoral body of the Galmudug state has approved a list of 20 parliament members representing the armed moderate Islamist group Ahlu Sunnah wal... More

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UN warns of looming humanitarian crisis in Somalia

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