Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somalia's international partners call on all signatories of the 17 September agreement to come together urgently to finalize implementation of the electoral model, building on the work of the Technical Committee which met in Baidoa on 15-16 February.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Ugaas Hassan Ugaas Khalif Ugaas Roble, the Chieftain of the Hawadle clan, died this evening after he was infected with the Corona virus, which threatens the lives of many Somalis more than any other.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Remarks of H.E. Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, at the Security Council VTC meeting on the situation in Somalia.
Garowe (Diplomat.so) - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) protests against the arrest of an independent journalist in Bossasso, Puntland, on accusations of "spreading misinformation" after conducting interviews on the streets with members of the public.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, James Swan, to the Security Council on the Situation in Somalia.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns the arbitrary arrests, denial of access, threats of shooting and confiscation of equipment against journalists by Somali police force on Thursday night 18 February and Friday 19 February in Mogadishu in the latest of a series…
Addis Ababa (Diplomat.so) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is deeply concerned at the deteriorating security and political situation in Mogadishu, which puts at risk all the gains made in Somalia in the last decade.
Djibouti (Diplomat.so) - The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) strongly condemns the violence in Mogadishu in the last twenty-four hours. IGAD further condemns the growing hostility and extreme belligerence in political contests in the country.
New York (Diplomat.so) - The Secretary-General is gravely concerned by the outbreak of violence in Mogadishu and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and calm.
Federal Government of Somalia holds presidential candidates responsible for the violence in Mogadishu
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The Somali federal government issued a press statement on Friday regarding the violence that took place in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, following an attempted demonstration that was thwarted by the Somali security forces.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) is deeply concerned by armed clashes in Mogadishu overnight and on Friday morning, calls for calm and restraint by all parties involved, and urges that open lines of communication be maintained to help reduce tensions.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), has today completed a two-day capacity-building workshop for journalists on ethical reporting of Child Rights. The workshop was held in cooperation with the Australia's Direct Aid Program.
Somali army imposes its control over all the staging points of opposition demonstrations in Mogadishu
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somali National Army forces seized the monument of the Unknown Soldier in the Bondhere district and the outskirts of Aden Abdulle International Airport in the capital, Mogadishu, following demonstrations against the outgoing president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmaajo".
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Recent operations by the the Somali National Army (SNA) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) against militia groups in HirShabelle State of Somalia have led to the recovery of a variety of weapons, destruction of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), arrests, surrender…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somalia's international partners welcome the 16 February announcement that the Technical Committee representing the Federal Government and Federal Member States has identified technical solutions to issues that have delayed implementation of the 17 September electoral model,…
Remarks by the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, James Swan, to the media in Dhusamareb
Hargeisa ( Agencies + Somalia) - Delegation from the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation opened two hospitals in the Somaliland administration in northwestern Somalia to provide medical humanitarian aid to the Somalis.
Mogadishu ( Radio Dalsan + Diplomat.so) - The Somali national army and AMISOM on Saturday recaptured Rageh Elle 90 from the capital Mogadishu from Al-Shabab a joint operation.
Kampala (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Ugandan soldiers working as part of a peacekeeping force in Somalia have killed 189 al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters in an attack on one of their camps, the Ugandan army said.
Mogadishu (Agencies + Diplomat.so) - U.S. Africa Command launched its first airstrike against al-Qaida-aligned militants in Somalia since announcing days ago that it had completed its withdrawal of ground troops from the country.