Somalia

Somalia appoints former Al-Shabab spokesman as religion minister

By | 2 months ago

Somalia has appointed a former spokesman and deputy leader of the al-Shabab Islamist group as religious affairs minister, Prime Minister Hamya Abdi Ba...

Miraa crop export to Somalia set to kick off in the next two weeks after a two-year ban was lifted. PHOTO/Dorcas Mbatia
Kenya to resume Miraa exports to Somalia after lifting of 2-year ban

By | 4 months ago

Miraa crop export to Somalia will kick off in the next two weeks after an appeal to lift a two-year ban was successful. Making the announcement, Agric...

All-female newsroom launched in Somalia

By | 6 months ago

The first all-women media house in Somali has been launched, creating a rare opportunity for female journalists in the country to research and pu...

President Uhuru Kenyatta Appointments
Diplomatic tiff far from over as President Kenyatta maintains Kenya will not surrender land to Somalia

By | 12 months ago

A diplomatic tiff between Kenya and Somalia that has lasted for decades over a maritime borderline in the Indian Ocean seems to be far from over even ...

Kenya should respect ICJ ruling, Somalia president Farmajo says

By | 12 months ago

Kenya should respect a ruling that was on Tuesday, October 12 issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Somalia president Mohamed Farmajo ha...

Somalia commander who suspended Parliament stripped of his military rank

By | 1 year ago

On 12 April, police chief, Gen Abdi Hijar, fired Sadaq John after he warned country's parliament not to hold a session on delayed elections....

Former Somalia army general among ‘9 dead’ in Mogadishu hotel attack

By | 2 years ago

Somalia President Mohamed Farmaajo said among those killed was former military leader, General Mohamed Nur Galal....

Somalia and Kenya leaders
Somali government cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya

By | 2 years ago

Somalia recently accused Kenya of meddling in its internal affairs just hours after Uhuru held bilateral talks with Somaliland delegation....

Elite Hotel
Somali troops end deadly siege at Elite Hotel, at least 12 people killed

By | 2 years ago

The recently built hotel is owned by an MP and is popular with officials....

Somalia
7 killed in Somalia bomb attacks

By | 2 years ago

At least seven people have died in two separate bomb attacks in southern and central Somalia. Three militants blew up themselves up in a car at a mili...

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