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The United States Special Forces have killed more than 30 Al-Shabab militants including senior commanders during two separate security operations in southern Somalia in the past four days. ...

The consultation meeting was held at Mogadishu City hall and high senior officials from the municipality have attended. The first deputy Governor of Banadir Region and the deputy Mayor in Admin and Finance chaired ...

Mass street protests that saw dozens of people shot by Ethiopian security forces over the weekend could spill into civil war if the government fails to reform land use policies, a veteran Ethiopian opposition politician has warned. ...

Four years of highly “Enhanced” international engagement between the federal Government of Somalia and the International Community did not lead to a political election that strengthens the foundations of peacebuilding and statebuilding based on the rule of law, ...

B/WEYN, 12TH AUGUST 2016 – In partnership with Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH), the Sustainable Development and Peacebuilding Initiatives (SYPD) has completed distribution of dry food rations to vulnerable communities affected by recent floods in B/weyn district. ...

The Government of Federal Republic of Somalia is honored to welcome H.E. Ambassador Stephen M. Schwartz to his new post as the Ambassador of the United States to Somalia. ...

In a statement, Omar Mohamed Abdulle, chairman of the Somalia’s election commission announced on Sunday that the country’s 2016 presidential election will take place on October 30. The commission said the election of 275-member Lower House will be from September 24 to October 10 while the election of Upper House should be completed by September 25. More than 14,000...

Millions of people have traveled by land and sea to Istanbul’s Yenikapı neighborhood, where a massive joint democracy rally was to be held on Aug. 7 to protest the July 15 coup attempt, bringing an end to three weeks of demonstrations following the failed takeover. ...

Tubta Toosan Initiative today concludes a three days consultation on Building a Strategic National Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) Response for Somalia. H.E. Gamal Hassan, Somali Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Michele d’Urso Cervone, EU Ambassador to Somalia, Hon Mustafa Duhulow, ...

Ahead of the eve of the Somali Leaders Forum (SLF) meeting in Mogadishu, there are positive signs as Somalia prepares elections in the next few months. There is a consensus among all Federal Institutions (Executive, Legislature and Judiciary) and Somali Regional leaders that there will be no extension once the term of the current government ends in September 2016. ...