AMISOM Force Commander visits troops in Beletweyne

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Force Commander Lieutenant General Diomede Ndegeya has paid an official working visit to AMISOM troops in Beletweyne...

Somali army kills 7 militants in southern Somalia

At least seven al-Shabab fighters were killed in fierce fighting with Somali National Army (SNA) in the southern town of Awdhigle in Lower Shabelle,...

Somalia marks 6 months of COVID-19

Somalia is no stranger to emergencies. For decades, Somalis have passed down to younger generations their rich, vibrant culture, along with mechanisms to cope...

Police arrest main suspect in student’s rape and killing

Somali police in Adado town located in the country's central Galgadud region managed to detain a prime suspect in the cruel rape and murder...

UN lauds Covid-19 response in Somalia, urges more efforts

The UN in Somalia on Tuesday lauded health workers who have worked tirelessly to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as Mogadishu reached a six-month...

House of the People leadership attempts to cover up misogynistic speech made in Parliament

The National Union for Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the efforts of the House of the People leadership to censor...

Somali police nab 11 suspects for rape and murder

The police force of Somalia has issued a statement on Tuesday to update the public about their investigation into an alleged rape and murder...

Somaliland Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Suleiman Ali, information minister of Somaliland – a breakaway region of Somalia – tested positive for the COVID-19 on Tuesday. "I have tested positive for...

Somali leaders urged to reach deal on credible electoral model

International partners have called on Somali leaders who are meeting in Mogadishu to engage fully in serious dialogue aimed at reaching broad agreement on...

Somali military says kills 5 al-Shabab militants

The Somali National Army and local forces killed five al-Shabab militants, including a senior leader, on Monday, a local official confirmed. The operation against the...

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