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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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

Somalia’s Presidential palace attacked

MOGADISHU—Several mortal shells were fired to Villa Somalia, which houses the president, the prime minister and other key figures in the Somali government, eyewitnesses... More

Somali regional court sentences five to death

Garowe—A court in Somalia's regional administration of Puntland State sentenced five young men to death, officials said on Saturday. The young men were accused of... More

Military barricade main roads in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU—Most of major roads within Mogadishu city remains barricaded a day after two attacks killed more than 20 people on Thursday evening. A spot check... More

At least 18 killed in Mogadishu twin blast

At least 18 people are reported dead in two terrorist attacks on Mogadishu's busiest streets last night. Militants set off a car bomb near the... More

IMF commends Somalia’s reforms, projects 3.1% growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the implementation of key reforms in Somalia and for satisfactory performance under the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). In a... More

Police arrests men for rape and killing of teen girl in Puntland

Four men were today arrested in Galkacyo, Puntland in connection with the rape and killing of 12-year old girl on Sunday. Somali Affairs understands that... More

Officials meet to probe growing coordinated attacks in Mogadishu

Multi-Agency security teams have on Tuesday launched an investigation into the circumstances that led to the shooting of nine people, mostly women, by unknown... More

Teenage Girl Raped and Killed in Central Somalia

A 12-year old girl was sexually assaulted and later killed in Galkacyo, family members reported on Monday. The incident was confirmed by the Mudug regional... More

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