Somalia, UN agency launch major nutrition survey for children, women

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Somali health ministry on Wednesday launched the first major nutrition survey in the country since 2009. Both the ministry and UNICEF said in a joint statement issued in Mogadishu that the Somali National Micronutrient Survey will be carried out in the next four months. Fawziya Abikar, minister More...

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By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Somali president arrives in Baidoa for regional leader’s inauguration

A delegation led by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived Baidoa, the interim administrative capital of the Southwest regional state of Somalia on Wednesday. On landing at Shaati More...

By Shamso Nuur On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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President Uhuru Releases Statement on 14 Riverside Drive Attack

President Uhuru Kenyatta, on Wednesday, released a statement after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked Dusit D2 complex in Riverside, Nairobi. In the report, President Uhuru declared More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Al Shabaab claims attack in Kenyan capital

Somali armed group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for an attack in an upscale neighbourhood in the Kenyan capital. Two explosions and gunfire were heard at an upscale hotel and office More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Turkish aid body provides health support in Somaliland

Turkey’s state aid agency provided medical equipment to a hospital in Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland, according to a statement on Tuesday. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Somali Parliament goes on recess as it closes fourth session

Somali Parliament has gone on recess on Monday, it ended the fourth Session after approving the amendment of the laws of the central bank and auditor general. The House is expected to More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Somali parliament speaker heads to Southwest state

The speaker of the House of the People of Somalia’s Federal Parliament, Mohamed Mursal Abdirahman is expected to travel to Baidoa city, the interim capital of Southwest State. The speaker More...

By Shamso Nuur On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Car bomb outside popular restaurant in Mogadishu injures two

At least two people, including a child, were reported to have been wounded in a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday evening. A witness told Radio Shabelle that More...

By Shamso Nuur On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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New Puntland president takes office from his predecessor

The newly elected president of Puntland regional state of Somalia, Said Abdullahi Deni and his deputy, Ahmed Elmi Osman alias Karash have officially taken office on Sunday. A brief handover More...