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Somalia: Rules for Jubaland Presidential Aspirants Out

The rules for presidential aspirant for the Jubaland regional state are out. Several candidates have expresses their interest...

Somalia: Three Arrested By Puntland for Taking U.S.$150,000 From Federal Government

Three employees of Bassoso Road Company have been arrested in Puntand in what appears to be a clash...

Somalia: Govt Appoints Reconciliation Committee for Galmudug

The Federal government of Somalia has started efforts to kickoff reconciliation conference to bring together various political groups...

Somalia: Gunmen Kill a Somali Elder in Galkayo Town

Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a tribal elder in central Somalia on Wednesday night, police and witnesses...

Somalia: UN Honors Troops for Peacekeeping Service

The UN mission in Somalia has honored soldiers of United Nations Guard Units (UNGU) for distinguished service in...

Kenya: Why Kenya Will Be Lucky to Win Somalia Maritime Case

opinion By Chris Orwa With the Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute set for hearing at the International Court of Justice...

Somalia: On Hirshabelle Visit, UN Envoy to Somalia Discusses State-Building, Humanitarian Situation and Local Support

On his first visit to the state of Hirshabelle, the newly- appointed United Nations envoy to Somalia touched...

Somalia: Journalists Hold Memorial Ceremony Colleagues Killed in Al-Shabab Attack in Kismayo

Journalists in the Somalia Town of Kismayo held a ceremony in memory of journalist killed in the hotel...

Somalia: Jubaland State Forces Arrest Leading Traditional Elder in Kismayo

Jubaland state forces were reported to have detained a leading Somali traditional elder in the coastal city of...

Somalia: One Wounded in a Car Bomb Blast in Somali Capital

A witness says at least one civilian was wounded when a bomb fitted into a vehicle detonated in...