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KDF on the spot over Shabaab charcoal exports in Somalia

Kenya Defence Forces units assigned to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) are failing to enforce a ban on charcoal exports by Al-Shabaab,...

Agency seeks to improve Somalia’s health industry

In war-torn Somalia where volunteers are hard to come by, one man stands tall.In Somalia, health care is in disarray making proper treatment of...

Security tight as Somalilanders vote to elect new president

MOGADISHU, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Security is tight as Somalilanders in the semi-autonomous region of Somalia lined up on Monday to elect their new...

Deputy Minister of Interior receives delegation from Rwanda Government

Mogadishu, November 12, 2017 - Deputy Minister of Internal Security of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Mr. Abdinasir Said Muse, Accompanied by the...

Somali Government statement towards the UN Monitoring Group

The Federal Government of Somalia acknowledges the report by the Somalia & Eritrea Monitoring Group and is currently reviewing the findings. The Federal Government of...

Minister of Information today provided progress update on Strand 4, Preventing & Countering Violent...

Mogadishu, 11 November 2017 - H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia today...

Islamic State thriving in Somalia: UN report

An Islamic State faction in Somalia has grown significantly over the past year, carrying out attacks in Puntland and receiving some funding from Syria...

Somaliland to shut down social networks during election period

Self-declared independent state of Somaliland has announced its decision to shut down social media networks on election day November 13, until the results are...

AMISOM re-aligns Troop Compositions Across Somalia in Readiness For Exit

AMISOM is undertaking a series of troop movements, aimed at re-aligning contingent compositions in various forward operation bases across Somalia. Special Representative of the Chairperson...

US launches air strikes against Isis fighters in Somalia for first time

The US military for the first time has conducted two air strikes against Isis group fighters in Somalia. A US official said the strikes were...