Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somalia's international partners* welcome the convening of the National Consultative Council (NCC) on 21 and 22 August, and commend the regular NCC consultation towards furthering the electoral process.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud , commended the progress of the consultation process to finalize the Somali National Diaspora Policy.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, James Swan, to the Security Council on the Situation in Somalia.
Mogadishu (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - The African Union's peacekeeping mission in Somalia said it had started investigating reports that civilians were killed during a gunfight between its troops and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – International partners* welcome the progress made in implementing the 27 May Agreement signed by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and the Federal Member State (FMS) presidents and call on the FMS to organize without delay the Upper House elections, which were to have…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble, on Friday dismissed some operational officers of the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) for their involvement in undermining official orders issued a few days ago in accordance with the…
Dhusamareb (Diplomat.so) - The Minister of Internal Security of Galmudug State of Somalia, Ahmed Moallim Fiqi, confirmed that the joint forces of the Somali National Army and the Galmudug Dervish forces achieved great victories, and the terrorist militias inflicted losses in equipment and lives on all…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Statement by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), James Swan, to the Security Council on the Situation in Somalia, 25 May 2021 (As Delivered)
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) joins the rest of the continent in celebrating Africa Day, when we come together to commemorate the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), the precursor of the African Union.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somali Journalist Syndicate (SJS) calls for the Somali Prime Minister's office to allow journalists to get unhindered access to the national electoral conference, following the journalists' complaints that they were deliberately blocked from accessing the ongoing national…
Addis Ababa (Diplomat.so) - The Peace and Security Council of the African Union held a session at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, in which they discussed the issue of Somalia and the political and security process, including holding parliamentary and presidential elections.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Consultative Conference for Elections kicked off on Saturday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, headed by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, with the participation of five state presidents and the governor of Banadir.
Accra (Diplomat.so) - Former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has in a letter to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission withdrawn his acceptance of the continental body's appointment as its High Representative for Somalia.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somalia's international partners consider the upcoming Federal Government of Somalia – Federal Member States (FGS-FMS) summit in Mogadishu as a critical opportunity that must not be missed to advance peace and security in Somalia.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - A security source reported that armed clashes took place today between the security forces of HirShabelle State of Somalia and clan militants in the west of the city of Jowhar, the capital of the HirShabelle authorities.
Somali PM discusses the international community to support the Consultative Conference for the elections
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble, received today in his office in Mogadishu, a number of representatives of the international community to discuss the ongoing preparations for holding a national conference for consultations on national…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Representatives of the Federal Member States arrived in Mogadishu to prepare for the holding of the National Consultative Conference on the elections on the 20th of this month in Mogadishu between the leaders of the federal government and the FMS, which the Prime Minister called…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - As Somalis prepare to welcome the Holy Month of Ramadan, international partners express hope that the basic tenets of reflection, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation will usher in a successful summit of the Federal Government and Federal Member State leaders.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the United Nations in Somalia highlighted this year's theme of 'Perseverance, Partnership, Progress' in working to eliminate the threat of explosive hazards to Somalis.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned that journalists were today barred from covering the meeting of the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States (FMSs) as well as the Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu.