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The visit to Dhusamareb town by the Speaker of the Federal Parliament of Somalia, Hon. Mohamed Osman Jawari is a cause for alarm as it is intended to disrupt the relative stability and peace in the region. The decision of the visit and the timing is deliberately designed to undermine the on-going dialogue between Galmudug State and ASWJ under the auspices of IGAD, supported...

Thousands of people including relatives, officials and elders have attended the funeral clan leader who died in the central Somali town of Beledweyne on Sunday. Ugas Abdirahman Ugas Khalif, the chieftain of of Hawadle clan has died after sudden illness at the provincial capital of Hiiraan region. Hiiraan Xog His coffin was carried through the town as grief-stricken families...

Mogadishu – The Islamist group Al-Shabaab on Monday took a village in southern Somalia following an attack on a military base that killed at least 10 people, officials and witnesses said. Our troops retreated from the army base in Warmahan village in Lower Shebelle region after a heavy attack from … Al-Shabaab; local government spokesperson Mohamed Hussein Shine said. He...

A well-respected Somali clan chieftain known for his community services and reconciliations has died Sunday, relatives said. Ugas Abdirahman Ugas Khalif, the chieftain of Hawadle clan has died after sudden illness in Beledweyne, the provincial capital of Hiiraan region. Tributes have been paid to Mr. Khalif, the son of the clan’s late former clan leader, describing him...

Somalia’s intelligence agency claimed its troops have foiled a planned attack on the African Union forces’ headquarters that also houses foreign diplomats and the United Nations offices on the New Year’s Eve on Thursday. The development comes as hundreds of troops; including intelligence forces have been deployed across Somali capital to ramp up efforts to prevent...

Minister of Agriculture Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli received here today Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the Kingdom Taher Mahmoud Jeeli. During the meeting, they exchanged cordial talks and discussed agricultural areas of interest to the two countries. The meeting was attended by the Ministry’s Undersecretaries and a number of officials. SPA Share...

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today recognized the contribution of Mr Nicholas Kay, the outgoing UN Special Representative for Somalia (SRSG). “On behalf of Somalia, I thank Mr Kay for his two and half years of service in Somalia. Mr. Kay has worked tirelessly in the effort of peace and stability in Somalia, overseeing the...

the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, today officially left Somalia bringing to an end an illustrious diplomatic stint spanning more than two years in the country. A short send-off ceremony was held at the Aden Abdulle Airport, for the UN Envoy who has worked tirelessly for a better Somalia since his arrival in Mogadishu...

A year-old program is helping newly immigrated Somali parents overcome cultural differences to become an important part of their children’s education. advertisements Waalidow Indhaha Furr, Somali for “parents open your eyes,” was created by the Somali American Parent Association in January to address the barriers Somali parents struggle with in the...

Mogadishu – The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is pleased to announce that it has engaged international legal counsel to undertake legal advisory work in relation to the development of a model Production Sharing Agreement (PSA). With the assistance of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), IMMMA Advocates, which is a member the DLA Piper Africa Group,...