Al-Shabaab executes three men, including former electoral delegate

Somalia’s militant Islamist group al-Shabaab has killed three men execution-style, accusing two of them of working for the army. The third man it killed was an elderly clan leader who helped choose candidates for the 2016 parliamentary elections. Media linked to al-Shabaab reported the killings took place in front of a crowd in Mubarak village More...

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By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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House speaker relocates to hotel amid political crisis

The speaker of Somali house of the people, Mohamed Mursal, has moved out of the official residence in Villa Hargeisa, a member of parliament close to his office has confirmed on Wednesday. Mohamed Mursal More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Security agencies seize vehicle with explosives in Baidoa

The security agencies in the southwest administrative capital of Baidoa have nabbed vehicle transporting explosives on Tuesday. Police said they recovered three hand grenades hidden inside the sack with More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Al-Shabaab ambushes Ethiopian military convoy in Somalia

More details are emerging from a heavy fighting took place in the past 24 hours in parts of Bakool region in southern Somalia. The battle which was intense has broken out between Al-Shabaab militants and More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Senate speaker begins efforts to defuse current political turmoil

The Upper House of Somalia’s Federal parliament started significant efforts to resolve the dispute between the speaker of the Lower House chamber and the country’s president. Senate chairman, Abdi Hashi More...

By Shamso Macalin On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Parliament secretary says Motion against President “invalid”

The motion of no confidence against the President of the federal republic of Somalia does not have the required numbers to proceed, the secretary general of the Somali lower house of the people has confirmed. The More...

By Shamso Macalin On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Somalia resumes issuance of passports

Somalia’s Immigration Department has announced the resumption of its operations that include the processing of national identity cards and passports, after modernization of the system for several weeks. The More...

By Shamso Macalin On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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IMF urges Somalia to sustain reform momentum

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday urged the Somali government to sustain reform momentum to help long-term recovery and growth objectives. The IMF mission led by Mohamad H. Elhage, who visited More...

By Shamso Macalin On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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New Turkish ambassador Presents his credentials to president Farmajo

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has received the credential from the new Turkish Somalia. Ambassador Mehmet Yilmaz presented a letter to PresidentAbdullahi Farmajo More...

By Shamso Macalin On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Mogadishu residents rally against impeachment motion against Farmajo

  Hundreds of the residents of Somali capital have gathered in the major streets on Monday to show their support for the government of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajoand Prime Minister Hassan Ali More...

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