HirShabelle President calls for an end to clan fighting

The President of the southern semi-autonomous of HirShabelle Ali Abdullah Osoble has called for an immediate end to the inter-clan fighting near Adalla town in Middle Shabelle province. HirShabelle President urged both warring clan militias to urgently stop the “unfortunate bloodshed,” and end their differences More...

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By Shamso Macalin On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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A huge inferno razes down sections of Bakara market

A huge inferno has razed down large parts of Bakaro market in Mogadishu, causing loss of millions worthy property and the lives of two people, Witnesses and officials said on More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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A huge fire razes down parts of Bakara market

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By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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HirShabelle Parliament speaker reaches Jowhar

The speaker of the newly established HirShabelle administration Osman Barre Mohahmed has on Sunday reached Jowhar city, the state’s capital in Middle Shabelle region. The speaker’s arrival in Jowhar comes More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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ICRC accused of breaching Somali laws & harassment

Mogadishu’s Regional Court had summoned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to answer a case of Hareasmment and wrongful dismissal as well unreasonable and unduly insensitive manner of abusing More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Somalia: Galmudug state President steps down

The President of Galmudug state based in Adado town central Somalia Abdikarim Hussein Guled has stepped down from office, citing health problems. The President has announced his resignation through a statement More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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A Somali Govt officer shot dead in Mogadishu

Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a senior official working at the office of Somali Parliament speaker office in Mogadishu on Sunday morning. The officer who was identified as Abdulkadir Mursal Salad was killed More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Puntland forces capture Parliament HQ in Garowe

Armed soldiers belonging to the semi-autonomous region of Puntland in northeast of Somalia have seized the state’s parliament building in Garowe on Sunday morning, Witnesses said. Reports from the Garowe city More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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U.S. seeks to expand fight against Al Shabab militants

The Pentagon wants to expand the military’s ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Somali President calls on MPs to approve new PM

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has called on the parliament to approve new PM-designate Hassan Ali Kheyre to swiftly appoint his cabinet ministers. President Farmajo said his new PM has worked for More...

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