24 October 2021
President Ahmed Madobe says Jubaland stands by PM Roble to hold free and fair elections in Somalia, highlights the importance of respecting the May 27 electoral deal that faced challenges due to ongoing political crisis3 week ago
President Ahmed Madobe says Jubaland stands by PM Roble to hold free and fair elections in Somalia, highlights the importance of respecting the May 27 electoral deal that faced challenges due to ongoing political crisis
AlShabaab claims the killing of three soldiers and wounding 17 others including officials in an explosion at a café shop in Somalia's coastal town of Kismayo last night
3 week ago
Fighting between Somali forces and Al-Shabaab militants took place in the Hudur district, the capital of Bakol region - military. The gunfight came after Al-Shabaab militants attacked an army base in Hudur on Tuesday, sparking a fierce clash. Somalia
Bomb attack at a restaurant in Kismayo port town kills three civilians, injuries unspecified number of others - reports
Somalia PM @MohamedHRoble to unveil first public oxygen plant this week. Purchased by Hormuud Foundation from Turkey, the plant will produce 1,000 cylinders of oxygen per week, filling need for oxygen at hospitals as the country battles Covid-19 - statement
Al Shabab group claims to have killed 15 Kenyan soldiers after a roadside explosion has destroyed an armored vehicle between Kayunga and Shangani areas in Lamu town. No word from Kenyan authorities over the claims
7 dead and 8 wounded in a car bomb explosion near a security point south of the Somali capital
Witnesses reported an explosion from a car bomb near a checkpoint leading to the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu. The explosion hit a number vehicles moving towards the checkpoint. Multiple casualties have been reported
Heavy explosion reported in El-Gab vicinity of Mogadishu close to the checkpoint of the Presidential Palace, resident
Somalia: IS has claimed it's Somalia branch targeted and killed two Somali policemen in Yaqshed area of Mogadishu, on Friday
Somalia military court sentences two foreign jihadists to 15 years jail term each for fighting for a terrorist group, Al-Shabaab. The duo, Darren Anthony Byrness from Britain and Ahmed Mustaqim bin Abdulhamid from Malaysia denied supporting a terror troop
Convoy of nearly 100 Ethiopian military vehicles just spotted passing through the town of Feerfeer in the Somali regional state (Ogaden) and in route to Hiiraan province in mainland Somalia. Reason behind latest troop movement remains unclear - Sources
3 members of the Somali forces were injured as a result of the mortar shelling carried out by Al-Shabaab fighters on a military base in the town of Bariri, southwest of the capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday. The movement's fighters also targeted the militias again while they were moving in the area, with an explosion near the town's bridge. Somalia
At least three people killed, others injured in an IED attack occurred at the area of Gubta neighborhood in Mogadishu. locals said a Luxury car belonging to govt officials were targeted few minutes ago1 month ago
At least three people killed, others injured in an IED attack occurred at the area of Gubta neighborhood in Mogadishu. locals said a Luxury car belonging to govt officials were targeted few minutes ago
At least four people, including two district officials have wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Burhakaba town. AlShabaab says the blast targeted NISA cheif Hussein Dhubow and Ex-deputy DC Nurow Ibrahim, Both officials suffered serious injuries
Somalia's presidential advisor on national security and close ally of outgoing president Mohamed Farmaajo detained in Djibouti. Villa Somalia confirms incident, condemns as 'unlawful'
Spokesman for Somalia President Condemns the arrest of former Somali intel chief, Fahad Yasin by Djibouti authorities, Calls it "unlawful'. Fahad Yasin was snatched by authorities after his airplane travelling from Turkey to Mogadishu was rerouted to Djibouti
Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Mogadishu carrying Fahad Yasin has been rerouted to Djibouti - in an apparent "denial of landing" at Aden Adde International by Somali Civil Aviation
Somalia's presidential candidates condemned @M_Farmaajo statement suspending powers of @MohamedHRoble, say President is in "blatant violation" of the constitution. Candidates say @M_Farmaajo didn't the truth about article 87 & 90 which do not mention dismissal or suspension of PM
Somalia's Prime Minister rejects the country's president's decision to suspend his powers, saying it is illegal
Somali Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble dismisses statement from Pres @M_Farmaajo suspending his powers, says he will not follow them. The PM urged the President to respect separation of powers of Govt agencies and stop interfering the work of the cabinet and judiciary
Senior Somalia military commander, Liibaan Madaxweyne, accuses Mogadishu police commander, Farhan Qarole of trying to assassinate him in today's deadly fighting in the capital. At least 6 injured, incl deputy commander of Turkish-trained Haram'ad forces in the fighting
Huge explosion reported between Halane camp and General Dhegabadan military academy in Mogadishu's Wadajir district. AlShabaab claims responsibility, says it targeted a gathering of Somalia army, killed 11 soldiers, injured 16 others. No comment from SNA so far
Reports of an explosion targeting a teashop in Mogadishu's southern Wadajir district; casualties have been reported
Somalia's premier meets with some opposition leaders in Mogadishu, discussing on the case of Ikaran Tahlil and how to bring the culprits to justice. This comes as president @M_Farmaajo appointed a national commission to investigate Ikran's death
GDP growth in 2021 projected at 2.4% as Somalia economy rebounds from last year's "triple shock" - the COVID19, flooding, and locust infestation, World Bank reports. In 2020 the economy contracted by 0.4%, less than the 1.5% contraction projected at the onset of global pandemic
1 month ago
Heavy fighting reported in Lower Juba region after Al-Shabab attack targeted Jubaland military camp in Abdalla-Birole on Kismayo outskirts. The regional forces repelled the ambush attack, killing and arresting several militants, per local officials in Somalia
Heavy clashes between Al Shabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported near Abdalla Biroole village, about 55Km southwest of Kismayo town, the capital of Somalia's Jubaland state this morning. Details sketchy1 month ago
Heavy clashes between Al Shabaab fighters and SNA forces have been reported near Abdalla Biroole village, about 55Km southwest of Kismayo town, the capital of Somalia's Jubaland state this morning. Details sketchy
People flock Garissa Referral Hospital Mortuary to identify 14 bodies retrieved from River Tana
Somalia President, in statement posted on Social media, appoints 5-member commission to investigate the case of the dead young spy agent, Ikran Tahlil. Somali Prime Minister previously sent the case to Military court
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