Somalia to restart domestic flights next week

Domestic flights in Somalia are set to resume on 5th July, in line with the partial easing of lockdown restrictions in parts of the...

Djibouti says stability in Somalia essential for security in Horn of Africa

Djibouti seeks to bring stability to neighboring Somalia as the situation of the country impacts the security of the Horn of Africa, the country’s...

Somali soldier slapped with death penalty for civilian killing

A military court in Somalia sentenced a police officer to death on Thursday in the fatal shooting of two civilians while enforcing coronavirus restrictions...

The African Union needs to broaden its role in Somalia

Somalia’s historic one-person-one-vote election, scheduled for late 2020, looks set to be postponed. Electoral commission chair Halima Ismail told the country’s federal Parliament on...

UN Envoy calls for continuing support for Somalia’s ongoing response to COVID-19

On a visit to the major tertiary hospital in Mogadishu, which plays a critical role in the management of COVID-19 patients' care, on 21...

China warns Somaliland against establishing ties with Taiwan

China has warned Somaliland against establishing ties with Taiwan, the unrecognized region within its territory. The Chinese embassy in Mogadishu has tweeted: “We will never allow...

Somalia marks independence Day

Somalia on Wednesday marked its 60th independence anniversary as its president called on the people to seize the moment to realize the dreams and...

Taiwan to swap office with breakaway state Somaliland

Taiwan announced Wednesday it was opening representative offices with the breakaway state of Somaliland, warming ties between two de facto sovereign territories that are...

Mortar shells hit after Somalia reopened Mogadishu stadium

At least three mortar blasts sent sports fans in Somalia ducking for cover Tuesday evening, hours after the Mogadishu Stadium reopened following years of...

Somali PM holds meeting with Qatar’s deputy Prime minister

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire has held a meeting with Qatari deputy prime minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani in Doha...

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