Thursday, February 25, 2021
On February 8, 2021, the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) descended into leadership crisis after the members of the federal parliament and president Farmajo lost the mandate to govern because of the end of their terms in office on...
Mogadishu – International partners* welcome the announcement that Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member State (FMS) leaders will meet on 15 February to finalise arrangements for implementing the 17 September election agreement, building on progress made during the recent Dhusamareb...
February 8 polls delayed as president and powerful regional leaders squabble over the voting process. By Hamza Mohamed As the clock ticked towards 12am on Monday, young men counted the seconds to midnight before firing a hail of bullets into the...
As the Horn of Africa nation struggles to reach a consensus on this year's general election, the country's controversial clan-based indirect voting system is under scrutiny.   Plans to proceed with Somalia's 2021 general election have fallen into further disarray, as...
National pride and the love the country - Eid-ul-fitri in 1964 the then president of Somalia Aden Abdulle Osman and his Prime Minister Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke join the residents of Mogadishu for a congregation Eid-ul-fitri prayers. Credit Mohammed Omar Hussein @shiinetown According to the dictionary...
Somalia's president faced a leadership crisis Monday as his term ended with no clear path toward elections, and an alliance of opposition parties declared they no longer recognised his authority. The Horn of Africa nation was supposed to choose the...
The United States urges President Farmaajo and Somalia’s national leadership to act now to resolve the political impasse that threatens Somalia’s future and find agreement with Federal Member State leaders to allow the conduct of parliamentary and presidential elections...
Somalis walk past billboards showing candidates Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame and Omar Abdulkadir Ahmedfiqi in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) By Mohamed Sheikh Nor Uncertainty looms large in the Horn of Africa as Somalia prepares for its...
General Mohamed Nur Galaal and a former minister of state are among those who have been killed in the ongoing siege at Hotel Afrik in Mogadishu amid fears of rising casualties as security forces engage the militants holed up...
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — As Somalia marks three decades since a dictator fell and chaos engulfed the country, the government is set to hold a troubled national election. Or is it? Two regional states refuse to take part, and time...