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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu

Nairobi, September 27, 2016 — Somali authorities should thoroughly and credibly investigate this evening’s fatal shooting of radio journalist Abdiaziz Ali and swiftly bring his killers to justice, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

‘Somalia hotel suicide bombers were Dutch’

Twin suicide bombings at a Mogadishu hotel popular with ministers and officials were carried out by Dutch nationals, Somali intelligence sources said Saturday, the day after 25 people were killed. Somali intelligence More...

Al Shabaab Member carrying the Group Black Flag
By SomalilandPress On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Somalia turns to Saudi Arabia in war against terror

JEDDAH — As a country working hard to counter terrorism, Saudi Arabia has an important experience to share with the world. Somalia has been suffering from the influence of terror groups and has subsequently turned More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Somalia: UN expert urges Government to ramp up efforts in securing human rights legislation

Somalia’s Government and the international community must work to strengthen the country’s rule of law institutions and safeguard its full transition to peace, stability and democracy, a United Nations More...

By MGoth On Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Somalia:Mogadisho folks, stop misconstruing

By: Prof. Abdi A. Jama. What about if it is you who suggested separation first?.What would happen?!!!!!  Yes……yes….It is us who are determined to get back our sovereign independent state. Not being recognized More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

UK opens makeshift Somalia embassy in Western vote of confidence

By Richard Lough MOGADISHU (Reuters) – In a sign of growing optimism thatSomalia is winning a struggle against pirates and al Qaeda-linked insurgents, Britain opened an embassy on Thursday in a set of More...

By MGoth On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Somalia: Journalist killed in Somali capital; 5th this year

Journalist shot dead in Somalia’s capital, 5th journalist to be killed this year MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali radio station editor says unidentified gunmen have shot dead a journalist in Mogadishu, More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Terrorists planning Somali attacks, UK government warns

Terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the British government has warned. Concerns about a possible attack were highlighted in a statement issued by the Foreign More...

By MGoth On Monday, April 1st, 2013

Somalia: Mogadishu is yet to deliver the right messiah

Early 1991 when the Somali Government has crumpled piece by piece and the regime has vacated the power and many Somali analysts have rushed to conclude that the Somali misfortune will end and new era will start More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Somalia: Illicit gun trade barrels ahead in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, Somalia – The car barely came to a stop when a hand softly knocked at the tinted passenger seat window. The window rolled down, revealing a tall, skinny figure wearing a half-buttoned, baggy polyester More...

Banadir Stadium gets artificial turf
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 28th, 2012

Somalia’s oldest stadium gets artificial turf

FIFA helps Somalia revive its oldest and largest sporting facility in the capital after years of unrest (Photo/Midnimo). The Somali Football Federation (SFF) this week unveiled the first phase of the renovation More...

Ankara stadium in Mogadishu
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, December 17th, 2012

Somali football leagues complete season unmarred by violence

The Somali Football Federation (SFF) celebrated on Friday (December 14th) the conclusion of a local league season unmarred by violence, Somalia’s Radio Risaala reported. “This year was totally different More...

Somalia's new foreign minister calls for the redesign of the country's outdated foreign policy
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Somalia to revisit and redesign foreign policy – FM Fowzia

The Somali government is to set to review and reassess its foreign policy and plans to deploy a more partisan approach to ensure its interests are better served are underway. This was the message delivered by the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Somalia’s new chance at a peaceful future

Walking through Mogadishu recently, I couldn’t help but marvel. The streets teemed with people going about their daily lives. Construction boomed on virtually every block, fueled by investments from the Somali More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Iran to open Somali embassy, Turkey rebuilds parliament

Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi pose for photographs before addressing a joint news conference in Mogadishu November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Faruk Iran More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Turkish Red Crescent & Istanbul Municipality to reconstruct Mogadishu

Turkish Red Crescent and the IBB will work together in the construction of roads and pavements, collection of solid waste, environmental arrangement and the erection of an industrial site. 50 construction machines More...

Somaliland officials go South
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, November 12th, 2012

More officials leave Somaliland for Mogadishu

At least three former Somaliland officials have arrived this week in Mogadishu and are expected to join the new government of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. The former vice-chairman of Somaliland’s ruling Kulmiye More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, November 4th, 2012
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Somalia picks cabinet, balances old guard with newcomers

Somalia unveiled a new cabinet on Sunday, keeping a delicate balance among rival clans as it tries to shake off years of conflict that still plagues the country despite a recent push against al-Qaeda-linked militants. The More...

President Hassan Sh. Mohamud with EU special envoy to Somalia Michele Cervone d'Urso
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

EU grants $200 million to Somalia for security, education

The European Union has given Somalia 158 million euros ($200 million) to improve education, the legal system and security, its new envoy said on Saturday, as the Horn of Africa nation tries to recover from more More...

Somalis chat at a beach-side restaurant earlier this month. After two decades of civil war, Somali's capital, Mogadishu, is beginning to recover.
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Somalia: “The Mogadishu boom”

Somalis chat at a beach-side restaurant earlier this month. After two decades of civil war, Somali’s capital, Mogadishu, is beginning to recover (Feisal Omar/Reuters/Landov). There is a remarkable change going More...