Somali military court sentences soldier to death for killing

A Somali military court in Mogadishu on Thursday sentenced a government soldier to death for killing a colleague in the army, Hassan Abshir Warsame in February this year. Osman was reported to have escaped the crime scene after shooting dead Warsame in Beledweyne city, the regional capital of Hiran. But he was arrested last More...

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By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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AMISOM Force Commander tours Bases in south central Somalia

Lt. Gen. Jim Beesigye Owoyesigire, the Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), has concluded a weeklong extensive tour of Forward Operating Bases in all the More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Mandera leaders meet to address Al-Shabaab attacks

Mandera South MP Adan Kullow held a meeting with the local security leaders and community elders to address the insecurity problem that has pervaded the region stifling development. op More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Farmajo shakes security chiefs to rump up war on Al-Shabab

The president of Somalia’s Federal government, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has made a major security shake-up on Thursday to step up the fight against Al-Shabaab. In a presidential decree, More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Somali President arrives in Djibouti for official visit

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Thursday arrived in Djibouti after receiving an official invitation from his counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh. The plane carrying President More...

By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Compromised police to blame for al Shabaab attacks, says Mandera MP

Mandera South MP Adan Kullow has accused police officers of taking bribes and permitting terrorists to carry out attacks in Kenya. Al Shabaab terrorists have staged many attacks in Mandera More...

By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Mogadishu mayor welcomes Eritrean delegation

Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region, Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow has held a welcoming ceremony for a visiting delegation from Eritrea. The speaker of the Lower House Chamber More...

By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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How poor health in Somalia hurts Mandera locals

Mandera is prone to outbreaks of chikungunya, cholera, dengue fever and polio because of proximity to Somalia and the nomadic lifestyle of residents. Health executive Mohamud Aden on More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Somali president receives Eritrean delegation at the state House

Somalia’s President Mohamed Farmaajo welcomed a delegation from Eritrea on Monday, as the Horn of Africa neighbors moves forward in re-establishing diplomatic relations. The official More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Somali forces clash with gunmen in Mogadishu

Somali security forces were reported to have clashed with unidentified assailants in the capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday morning, witnesses said. The clash came after gunmen on Auto Rickshaw attacked More...