24 October 2021
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
Somalia government media reimposed blackout on president @M_Farmaajo as they have not published his statement on appointing a commission of inquiry into Ikran Tahlil. State media covered Farmajo's meeting with UN delegation on Sunday but the gag appears to have resumed today
1 month ago
Al-Shabaab fighters bombard with mortars a military base of the Burundian forces in the city of Mahadaye in the central state of Shabelle in southern Somalia, inflicting them with loss of life and equipment.
Pro Farmaajo troops occupied NISA headquarters
Statement PM Roble responds to the outgoing president @M_Farmaajo's decree1 month ago
Statement PM Roble responds to the outgoing president @M_Farmaajo's decree
Somali PM meets with his newly appointed spy chief Bashir Gobe on Monday, amid a growing political crisis in Mogadishu.  Somalia has now two intelligence chiefs.  Bashir Gobe from Somali PM.  Fahad Yasin from president @M_Farmaajo1 month ago
Somali PM meets with his newly appointed spy chief Bashir Gobe on Monday, amid a growing political crisis in Mogadishu. Somalia has now two intelligence chiefs. Bashir Gobe from Somali PM. Fahad Yasin from president @M_Farmaajo
Somalia's Jubaland state becomes the first region to support Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble's decision to suspend the Intel chief. Jubaland condemned President @M_Farmaajo's irresponsible move to undermine the decision of the PM1 month ago
Somalia's Jubaland state becomes the first region to support Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble's decision to suspend the Intel chief. Jubaland condemned President @M_Farmaajo's "irresponsible" move to "undermine" the decision of the PM
Intel chief Fahad Yasin appeals to President @M_Farmaajo to hold a national security meeting as the deadline given by Prime Minister @MohamedHRoble to give full account on the killing of Ikran Tahlil Farah looms. The appeal was made in this letter, per two sources
Fierce clashes erupt in Jazeera area in the outskirt of Mogadishu. Reports say fighting is between Turkish trained Haram'ad forces & Pro-govt Ma'awisley militia's. Heavy weaponry can be heard. Casualties feared - Residents
Al-Shabaab reoccupy Ba'adweyne and Amaara towns in the central Galmudug state after government and regional forces withdrew. Somali forces engaged weeks of operations and lost military officers in capturing these towns
Federal MP Abdirizak Mohamed [Jindi] blames @M_Farmaajo for plotting revolt in Beledweyne by mutinous forces called themselves 'Hiran Salvation army' who took over all Govt offices this week. He added the move was aimed to bar Gudlawe from visiting the city in central Somalia
Chinese Air Force Xian Y-20A (basically a Chinese C-17A/Il-76 equivalent) heading SW over Oman and Somalia this morning, en route to a destination in Africa2 month ago
Chinese Air Force Xian Y-20A (basically a Chinese C-17A/Il-76 equivalent) heading SW over Oman and Somalia this morning, en route to a destination in Africa
Scenes in yesterday's large protests in Mogadishu by distraught relatives alongside concerned citizens who protested & sought justice for the deceased victims of AMISOM's atrocities in Golweyn in which 7 civilians were murdered and their bodies torched
Abducted Soldier Yet To Be Rescued: A family in Chebukaka village, Trans Nzoia County is pleading with President Uhuru Kenyatta to help secure their kin's release. The KDF soldier was abducted by Al Shabaab during the El-Adde attack in 2016
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town2 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have killed 30 SNA soldiers including high commander in Yesterday's attack on army base in Qaya'ad village near Bacaadweyne town
Garasbaaley commissioner AFRAH succumbed with his injuries after he was attacked with IEDs in Garasbaley.   May this year former commissioner GARYARE was killed on IED.  On 19 January this year former deputy commissioner for security of Garasbaaleey was killed2 month ago
Garasbaaley commissioner AFRAH succumbed with his injuries after he was attacked with IEDs in Garasbaley. May this year former commissioner GARYARE was killed on IED. On 19 January this year former deputy commissioner for security of Garasbaaleey was killed
Egypt's FM discussed on Tuesday ways to boost relations with Somalia during a meeting with Somali PM, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said. In their meeting in Cairo, the two top officials also discussed the latest developments in the region
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab2 month ago
Mohamad Abukar Afrah, the commissioner of Mogadishu's Garasbaley district, is killed after bomb blast hits his car. AlShabaab claims responsibility. Somalia. Afrah was appointed 3 months ago after his predecessor was killed in an explosion, claimed by Al-Shabaab
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