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9 October 2014, Johannesburg: As part of the continued efforts by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to combat Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA), the recently appointed Special Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Maman Sambo Sidikou, today opened a three-day workshop aimed at strengthening the...

Washington, 09 October 2014 – H.E. Mustafa Duhulow, Minister of Information today thanked US Government and Somali Diaspora in the US for their commitment and support to Somalia. ...

Somalia’s north eastern semi autonomous state of Puntland government arranges high level welcome for the federal government of Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed. ...

The Red Crescent of the United Arab Emirates has carried out a program in which it was participating Eid-happiness with the internally displaced people and poor families in Mogadishu  ...

One of the highest priorities of President Hassan’s six pillar policy was economic recovery that he promised in his first speech. However, if the government does not plan to boost and generate enough power (electricity) for Somalia market, particularly both Shabelle and Banadir region which are the most populated and fertile regions, a sustainable economic growth will...

October 7, 2014: Troops of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) together with the Somali National Army (SNA) have registered more success against the Al-Shabaab, with the capture of Bula-Gaduud town in the Lower Juba Region. Bula-Gaduud town is located approximately 30 km North of Kismayo along the Kismayo-Jamaame-Jilib road. The joint operation by AMISOM Kenya...

Somalia’s first-ever cash withdrawal machine has been installed in the capital, Mogadishu. ...

Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed has urged neighboring countries to exercise caution to prevent al Shabaab fighters fleeing the ongoing military offensive to cross their borders. ...

When I was a kid in Jammaame, in every early August, the farms were at their harvest time. Maize, sorghum, beans, peas, sesame, pumpkins, cotton and many types of fruits were ready for harvest: mango, grapefruit and lemon and water melon. This is the time of the plenty and it is time for celebration. The Dab Shid is a time for celebration of the bounties. But not only...

Somali government troops backed by African Union forces have captured a key stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, a local official says. ...