GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - Fighting erupted in south Somalia on Monday between the national army and regional forces, amid deepening divisions that help Islamist insurgents and may exacerbate regional frictions. Clashes broke out late morning between the Somali army, commanded...
Somalia, like many other countries in the world, is facing the unprecedented challenge of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. “The UN family in Somalia stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Somalia during this testing time. We will continue to support...
As of Monday, April 20, Somalia has confirmed 164 cases of Covid-19 and seven deaths and is braced for the widespread impact of the virus OSLO, Norway, April 21, 2020/ -- Quote from the Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) Country Director in...
By Abdirizak Mursal Farah Shabelle and Juba rivers are the only two perennial rivers in Somalia. Both rivers begin in the highlands of Ethiopia and then flow southeast into Somalia. River Shabelle is longer than Juba and flows through several...
Mogadishu, 9th June, 2020 - At approximately 9:00 a.m. on June 8, 2020, Al-Shabaab terrorists laid an ambush on a main supply route in an area North East of Janaale, in the Lower Shabelle region. Our AMISOM forces on a...
The money transfer service, empowering Somalis at home and abroad. LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WorldRemit, the global online money transfer service has announced the launch of its remittance services in Somalia. WorldRemit operates in over 50 send countries to over 150 receive countries...
Former Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre Let me begin by saying that “The thrill of Nabad iyo Nolol is gone". Some, including myself, believe there was no thrill to begin with. I truly have some reservations about the sudden...
Al-Shabab has several thousand fighters, including an unknown number of foreigners, in Somalia. (AP PHOTO) MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s government claimed Saturday that the al-Shabab extremist group has for the first time asked to open negotiations, amid a military...
The Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs H.E Sadik Warfa and the World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director and Representative Cesar Arroyo today signed an Output Agreement enabling WFP to implement the Shock Responsive Safety Net for Locust...
Mogadishu, March 7, 2021 — It was with grief and immense sadness that AMISOM learnt of the passing away of its first Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Nicolas...