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Somali leaders eulogies late minister as committed servant

MOGADISHU—Condolence message is pouring in from Somali leaders led by the president and his prime minister, and cabinet members following the death of the... More

Gunman kills clan elder in Bosaso mosque

An armed assailant has just killed a man in a mosque in Bosaso,Puntland. Bashir Musa Konte, a clan elder, was killed while awaiting the Friday... More

Al Shabab claims responsibility for car bomb that killed 4

Al Shabab militant group Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for the mid morning attack in Central Mogadishu. In a statement later on Thursday, the group... More

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Mogadishu before end of 2019

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu is among the new destinations Qatar Airways is targeting. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, announced seven upcoming... More

Farmajo-Uhuru Nairobi meeting ended with no deal—diplomat

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somalia counterpart President Abdullahi Farmajo talks in Nairobi ended with no deal, The Business Daily quoted unnamed diplomate who... More

Will Abiy Ahmed broker deal between Kenya and Somalia over maritime dispute?

NAIROBI—The Prime Minister of Ethiopia has reportedly brokered a deal that saw relations between Kenya and Somalia returning to normalcy following weeks of higtened... More

Al Shabab seize towns vacated by Kenyan forces

MOGADISHU---The militant group Al Shabab has released photos showing deserted barracks. The photos come barely three days after the Kenya Defense Forces left Fafahdun... More

Harsh court sentence deter rapist, restores hope in Somalia’s rape victims

GAROWE---A court in Somalia’s regional administration of Puntland State sentenced five young men to death on Saturday in an unprecedented verdict. The court sentenced five... More

Kenya’s Uhuru and Ehiopia PM in Asmara to deepen regional relations

ASMARA---Three Horn of African leaders are meeting in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea to discuss regional interest and security. The Asmara meeting comes at the... More

U.S. condemns deadly attacks in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU – The United States has condemned the deadly terrorist attacks in Mogadishu and praised the members of the Somali National Army and other... More

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SJS condemns multiple arrests against journalists in Somalia’s Hirshabelle and Puntland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 20 February, 2020 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the arbitrary arrests against four journalists in the towns of Galkayo and Bulo-Burte... More

Ethiopian finance minister in Hargeysa to push for Abiy, Farmajo visit

Ethiopia’s Finance Minister Ahmed Shide has paid an unannounced visit to the capital of Somaliland Hargeysa. A delegation led by Shide arrived in Hargeisa today... More

Al-Shabaab claim killing 72 Somali soldiers in two deadly attacks

Al-Shabaab has claimed to have killed over 70 soldiers in the past 12 hours following two deadly attacks that separately occurred in El Salini... More

Suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen kill four in bus attack in Kenya’s Mandera

Suspected al-Shabab fighters have killed at least four Kenyan civilians after a bus carrying passengers that left Mandera came under attack near Banisa. The bus... More