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Explosion in center of Somali capital, clouds of smoke seen: Reuters witness

May 8, 2017 A loud explosion followed by gunfire was heard in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Monday and huge clouds of smoke could be seen, a Reuters witness said. The… Read more »

London High Level Forum to Chart Somalia’s Future

By Daud Osman |Sunday May 7, 2017 Thursday, May 12, will be an important day in the history and future of Somalia. A high-level partnership meeting will take place in… Read more »

Analysts sceptical of impact in Somalia of Kenya arms purchases

From left: Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo, Brigadier John Warioba of the Kenya Defence Forces and General Samson Mwathethe, the Chief of Defence Forces, in Kismayo, Somalia on December 24,… Read more »

Death toll in Somalia blast outside military base rises to at least 15

Sunday April 9, 2017 A car bomb that exploded outside a military base in the Somali capital on Sunday has killed at least 15 people, a military official said. The… Read more »

Minister of Information has suspended the Director General & the Director of Finance based on corruption allegations

Mogadishu, 09 April 2017 – H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), the Minister for Information of the Federal Government of Somalia has today suspended the Director General and the Director… Read more »

Somalia drought forces thousands to leave home seeking food and water

Saturday April 8, 2017 By Larisa Epatko Hundreds of thousands of Somalis had to leave their homes in drought-struck areas to find food and water. Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters The… Read more »

Somalia’s Puntland state executes 5 for murders of officials

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOGADISHU, Somalia — Apr 8, 2017, 6:48 AM ET Somalia’s northeastern semi-autonomous state of Puntland has executed five men who were convicted of murdering two regional… Read more »

Somaliland journalist sentenced to 2 years in prison

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOGADISHU, Somalia — Apr 8, 2017, 5:33 AM ET A court in Somalia’s breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has sentenced a journalist to two years in… Read more »

As Cholera Spreads, Somalia Begins Vaccination Campaign

  By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. MARCH 27, 2017 A health worker vaccinate a child against cholera in Mogadishu, Somalia, on March 16.CreditGavi/Arete/Karel Prinsloo Handout/European Pressphoto Agency Somalia, which has… Read more »

‘Dying one by one:’ Somalia drought crushes herders’ lives

BANDAR BEYLA, Somalia (AP) — Ahmed Haji turns from his visibly dehydrated animals and whispers: “I am lost.” Trying to flee the worsening drought, he trekked thousands of kilometers with… Read more »