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Somali police undergo counterterrorism training in Turkey

Agroup of Somali police officers underwent training in Turkey as the African country is embattled with terror attacks by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group. In an elite school for the Turkish Army's commando units in the...

Our Next East Africa Correspondent Abdi Latif Dahir

Abdi Latif Dahir is joining International from Quartz Africa, where he has served as East Africa reporter for the past three years. Read more in this note from Michael Slackman and Laurie Goodstein. The Times...

Somalia auditor general slams government finances

MOGADISHU - The Somali government is keeping some donor funds offshore and none of the ministries have completed last year’s accounts, the auditor general said in a report published on Wednesday. The critical audit comes...

US in Somalia: Is it still a safe haven for al-Shabab?

The US recently reopened its embassy in Somalia after 28 years, citing security improvements in the East African nation blighted by conflict for many years. The announcement came days after a US military base about...

The speach of his Excellent Mohamed Farmaajo the President of Republic of Somalia

Mr. President, Honorable Head of States and Governments, Dignitaries and Ladies and Gentlemen,It is a great honor and privilege to address you on this 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. It is indeed...

Norway to Provide Bridging Loan to Somalia

OSLO, Norway, October 10, 2019 -- The Government has proposed that Norway should provide a short-term bridging loan of NOK 3.135 billion to Somalia in 2020 to clear Somalia’s debt arrears to the World...

Supermarkets in Asia are Now Using Banana Leaves Instead of Plastic Packaging

Supermarkets in Vietnam have adopted an initiative from Thailand that makes use of banana leaves instead of plastic as a packaging alternative. Rimping supermarket in Chiangmai, Thailand earned praise on Facebook for coming up with...

Pr Mohamed Abdullahi during the High Level Meeting on Somalia

Wednesday 25th September 2019 United Nations Conference room 3.Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, and all friends of Somalia,It is a great honour for me to be here with you all at this high-level meeting on...

Qatari investors invited to explore opportunities in Somalia

Doha: Qatar Chamber’s First Vice-Chairman, Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Towar Al Kuwari, met with Sadik Hiris Warfa, Somalia’s Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, yesterday and discussed ways to enhance bilateral co-operation between both...

Putin visits Saudi Arabia in sign of growing ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited Saudi Arabia in his first trip to the kingdom in over a decade, signing oil agreements and discussing regional security, in particular, Saudi Arabia's ongoing rivalry with Iran. A...

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