International partners appeal to Somali leaders to conclude an agreement to hold the elections

Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - As Somalis prepare to welcome the Holy Month of Ramadan, international partners express hope that the basic tenets of reflection, tolerance, forgiven

Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan
Tanzania's new president to review COVID-19 policies

Nairobi (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Tanzania's new president Samia Suluhu Hassan on Tuesday drew a line under her predecessor's controversial stances on COVID-19 and the

Petrol and diesel prices in Sudan rise sharply

Khartoum (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Petrol and diesel prices in Sudan rose sharply on Friday following fuel subsidy reforms, which are part of a series of economic measures tha

Members of the Afar Special Forces clean their weapons next to a damaged house on the outskirts of the village of Bisober, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, on December 09, 2020. (AFP)
Eritrean forces participating in the Tigray war begin to withdraw

Nairobi (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Eritrean forces have started withdrawing from Ethiopia's Tigray region in the north, the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry said.

James Swan
UN envoy to Somalia condemns attacks in Lower Shabelle

Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Ja