New York (Diplomat.so) - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the deadly terrorist attack that took place in Mogadishu yesterday. He extends his profound condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a swift recovery to those injured. He calls for the perpetrators of this attack to be brought…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - According to the police spokesperson, at least 10 people were killed and about 30 others were injured this evening as a result of a terrorist bombing of a tricycle cargo rickshaw targeting a "Lul Yemeni" restaurant near the port of Mogadishu.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The United States Embassy to the Federal Republic of Somalia stated in a news post today that Zahra Mohamed Ahmad was chosen as one of an extraordinary group of women selected to receive the U.S. Secretary of State's annual International Women of Courage Award.
Bosaso (Diplomat.so) - Al Shabaab fighters loyal to Al-Qaeda attacked late last night the hard-line guard prison in Bosaso, the capital of Bari region, in Puntland State of Somalia, in which Al Shabaab and Islamic State prisoners accused of terrorist and subversive acts were housed, announcing that…
Hormuud Salaam Foundation donates oxygen cylinders to the Ministry of Health to save Corona patients in Mogadishu
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The Ministry of Health and Social Care of the Federal Government of Somalia, received, on Wednesday, in Mogadishu, 1,500 oxygen cylinders from the Hormuud Salaam Foundation, as a humanitarian donation to confront the oxygen depletion disaster in Somalia to save Corona patients.
Journalist Kilwe Adan's conviction by military court a "miscarriage of justice", rolls back Puntland's democratisation process
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) rejects in totality, the conviction of freelance journalist Kilwe Adan Farah today, by a military tribunal in Garowe, capital of Puntland State of Somalia.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the heinous murder of independent journalist Jamal Farah Adan by unidentified gunmen in Galkayo, central Somalia region of Mudug on Monday 01 March 2021.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is concerned by the Puntland authorities' use of a military tribunal to prosecute freelance journalist Kilwe Adan Farah who appeared before the military court today on 27 February 2021. SJS calls the Puntland military prosecutor to immediately…
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls for Puntland authorities to drop its politically-motivated new charges brought today and intended to harass and silence freelance journalist Kilwe Adan Farah who is detained since 27 December 2020 for reporting anti-inflation protest…
Djibouti (Diplomat.so) - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) warmly welcomes the agreement reached by the Federal Government of Somalia and the Council of Presidential Candidates in a truly Somali-led and Somali-owned process, on various issues of concerns regarding public safety,…
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.