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West Africa anti-terror force laments Mali withdrawal

Mali’s decision to withdraw from a West African anti-jihadist force and regional grouping known as the G5 Sahel is “regrettable,” its executive secretary has...

US, Kenya discuss war on al-Shabaab

President Uhuru Kenyatta this week held talks with U.S. Army General Stephen Townsend. Townsend has paid him a courtesy call at State House. Uhuru’s discussion with...

Somalia’s newly elected President Hassan Sheikh holds talks with World Bank officials

Somalia’s newly elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has held talks with officials from World Bank barely three days after winning the the country’s Presidential...

Kenya arrests six Al-Shabaab suspects in Mandera

At least six people suspected to have links with Al-Shabaab have been arrested in Mandera County near Kenya’s border with Somalia. According to police statement,...

RSF calls on Somalia’s new president to prioritise journalists’ safety

Somalia’s new president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud – elected on Sunday 15 May by 54 senators and 275 lower house members from among 39 candidates...

International community says it remains steadfast in commitment to Somalia

Somalia’s international partners have assured that they support the newly-elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Somalia. In a statement, the partners said  they will remain...

Uhuru congratulates Hassan Sheikh on election victory

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has wished the new Somalia Head of State good health and success as he took over the reins of leadership. In...

Somalia congratulates UAE’s new leadership

Somalia’s newly elected President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has congratulated the newly elected President of the United ArabEmirates(UAE), His Highness, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed. In his congratulatory...

Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president

Somali legislators have elected former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s next president, following a long-overdue election on Sunday in the troubled Horn...

Lebanon, Somalia conduct elections amid political instability

By Daniel Uria / UPI Lebanon and Somalia, both facing instability in their governments, are carrying out elections on Sunday. The parliamentary election in Lebanon is...

Three candidates quit Somali president race ahead of Sunday vote

Three candidates who were vying for the presidential race have quit the race ahead of Sunday presidential elections. About 39 presidential hopefuls had earlier registered...

Somalia suspend flights ahead of presidential poll

Authorities of Aden Adde International Airport have announced that all domestic and international flights to and from Aden Adde International Airport have been suspended...

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UN chief welcomes Somalia’s peaceful presidential elections

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed Somalia's peaceful presidential elections and congratulated Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on his election as the country's 10th federal President. Guterres...

Gunman kills 10 in live-streamed racial attack on New York state supermarket

An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three on Saturday at a grocery store in a Black neighborhood of upstate...

Microsoft Teams adds support for Ukrainian, Somali, and Zulu languages

OnMSFT by Kevin Okemwa Microsoft strives to mitigate the needs of every student by trying to make classroom tools accessible to everyone. In an attempt to...

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan dies aged 73

United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died, Emirati state news agency WAM reported. He was 73. “The Ministry of Presidential...

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera reporter killed by Israeli gunfire

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank – Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, according to the...

Saudi king admitted to hospital in Jeddah for tests – Saudi press agency

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to undergo medical tests, the...

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President-elect Hassan Sheikh to focus on security and political stability

Somalia’s newly elected president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has confirmed...

West Africa anti-terror force laments Mali withdrawal

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US, Kenya discuss war on al-Shabaab

President Uhuru Kenyatta this week held talks with U.S....

Somalia’s newly elected President Hassan Sheikh holds talks with World Bank officials

Somalia’s newly elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has held...

Kenya arrests six Al-Shabaab suspects in Mandera

At least six people suspected to have links with...

RSF calls on Somalia’s new president to prioritise journalists’ safety

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International community says it remains steadfast in commitment to Somalia

Somalia’s international partners have assured that they support the...

Uhuru congratulates Hassan Sheikh on election victory

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has wished the new Somalia...

Somalia congratulates UAE’s new leadership

Somalia’s newly elected President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has congratulated the...

Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president

Somali legislators have elected former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud...