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New Somalia law seeks to rescue fisheries from looters

Somalia says its lucrative fishing resources will be completely shielded from looters once a new law comes into force, and which will provide uniform...

Sir Mo Farah insists it is time big tech firms helped unmask online racists...

Britain’s most successful Olympic track athlete, Sir Mo Farah, says he has received ‘shocking’ abuse on social media and insists the racists need to...

Somalia rejects AU proposals to modify Amisom role

The Somali government has raised a new rift with troop contributing countries to a peacekeeping mission on its territory after it rejected proposals to...

Somalia to iron out Gedo, Somaliland polls bumps

In spite of an agreement stating elections for Somaliland are to be held in Mogadishu, some analysts say the decision is far from fully...

Turkey condemns EU court ruling on headscarf ban as violation of freedoms

Turkey on Sunday slammed a ruling by a top European Union court allowing the banning of headscarves under certain conditions as a "clear violation...

Tanks gone, Somalis fill Mogadishu Stadium with 65,000+ fans for first time since 2004

The return journey from military base to national football stadium has been a long one for the Mogadishu Stadium and the Somali FA. On Friday...

Seychelles Supreme Court acquits 5 Somalis, citing no evidence of piracy

By: Rita Joubert-Lawen / Seychelles News Agency Five Somali nationals suspected of piracy were acquitted on Friday after the Seychelles Supreme Court found that there...

Going for a coffee in Mogadishu, the world’s most dangerous city

Written by  Nick Redmayne / Geographical Joining the ebullient traffic of Mogadishu’s main road, Makkah Al-Mukaramah, we travelled in convoy with a security detail towards...

Somalia sets date for elections of lawmakers

Somalia’s Federal Indirect Elections Team (FIET) on Friday released a revised version of the elections timetable for the election of country’s Parliament. According to the...

Somali man executed by firing squad for raping three-year-old stepdaughter

By MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR /Face2Face A man sentenced to death for raping his three-year-old stepdaughter has been executed by firing squad in southern Somalia’s Jubaland...

Ethiopia accuses aid groups of ‘arming’ Tigray fighters

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s government has accused humanitarian aid groups working in its war-hit Tigray region of “arming” Tigray fighters and threatened to...

Somali PM ‘Roble’ intervenes in Hashi-Guled dispute over poll committee

Somali prime minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has met with the lawmakers hailing from northern Somalia amid the dispute between Somaliland top leaders in the...