No casualties reported as bomb blasts rock capital

Two separate car bomb explosions were heard in Somali Capital Mogadishu on Sunday, targeting a civil servant and and electoral delegate. According to Police and witnesses, first blast happened near Dabka Junction after a bomb concealed in car belonging to Abdishakur Isse, a civil servant was remotely detonated. Isse More...

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By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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IGAD heads of states agree to facilitate voluntary return of Somali refugees

President of Federal republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and IGAD heads of states attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees. The IGAD special summit was aimed More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Uganda to help train Somalia security officers

President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo’ have held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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HRW says Attack on Somali Refugee Boat Likely War Crime

An apparent Saudi-led coalition attack on a boat carrying Somali civilians off the coast of Yemen highlights the need for accountability on the second anniversary of the Yemeni armed conflict, Human Rights Watch More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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IGAD agrees to facilitate voluntary return of Somali refugees

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has resolved to facilitate the voluntary return of Somali refugees in safety and dignity by addressing the root causes of displacement. In a communiqué issued More...

By Shamso Macalin On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Explosion kills two people in Kenya’s border town

At least two children were killed and three others injured on Saturday after explosion went off in a village in Kenya’s Mandera county which borders Somalia, APA reports quoting Xinhua. A regional government More...

By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Somali President meets with Museveni in Kenya

  President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation More...

By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Speaker Jawari: PM should review his cabinet lineup

  Somalia’s parliament speaker is urging the new prime minister to review his proposed cabinet after 105 lawmakers presented a petition calling for changes. The fragile central government is trying More...

By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Wadajir district secretary killed in Dive-by shooting

Unidentified assailants have gunned down the secretary of Wadair district district official in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu on Saturday morning, witnesses and officials said. The official who was identified More...

By Shamso Macalin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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IGAD leaders convene special summit on Somali refugees

  Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and international organisations will meet on Saturday in Nairobi to endorse a durable regional solution for Somali More...

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