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John Mahama withdraws acceptance as AU Envoy to Somalia

21/05/2021 - 23:50:43
Staff Reporter
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- Former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has in a letter to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission withdrawn his acceptance of the continental body's appointment as its High Representative for Somalia.
Somali journalist, Abdirahman Omar (pictured) sustained slight injuries after NISA officers raided Somali Cable TV premises on Monday 18 May, 2020 (Photo courtesy).

Journalists barred from covering Somali leaders' meeting

04/04/2021 - 09:27:45
Staff Reporter
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.

International Partners call for Somali leaders to reach agreement

22/03/2021 - 02:09:52
Staff Reporter
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - International partners welcome the arrival of participants for the summit of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member State leaders, to be held in the protected area of Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport, and announced to begin on 22 March 2021. We…

AMISOM Statement on International Women's Day

08/03/2021 - 22:32:29
Staff Reporter
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – The Head of the AU Mission in Somalia, Francisco Caetano Madeira wishes all female peacekeepers serving on the mission and women across the world, happy commemoration of the International Women's Day, and salutes them for contributing towards the achievement of a peaceful,…