Outspoken traditional elder dies in Mogadishu

An outspoken and prominent traditional elder has passed away in a Mogadishu hospital late Monday night. Ahmed Diriye Ali – famous for his fiery tongue

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Bakara Market traders suspend business over new government tax

Businesses in Somalia’s largest open-air market, Bakara have boycotted trade over the introduction of a 5% sales tax on all goods sold and services rendered.

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BREAKING: Jacob Zuma has resigned
- Feb 15, 2018
President Jacob Zuma resigned as leader of South Africa on Wednesday evening during a televised address to the nation. "I resign as president of the republic with immediate effect," he said, ...
Ethiopia Opens Three-Day Talks With Somali Rebels
- Feb 12, 2018
The first round of three-day talks between Ethiopian officials and representatives from the Ethiopian rebel group of ethnic Somalis, Ogden National Liberation Front (ONLF), began Sunday at a secret location ...
Somali President to meet with Somaliland leader in Djibouti
- Feb 11, 2018
Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is scheduled to meet with Somaliland leader, Muse Bihi ahead the resumption of Somalia-Somaliland talks. Speaking at press conference on Saturday in Hargeisa, Somaliland foreign ...
President Farmaajo speaks out on Qalbi-dhagah extradition for the first time
- Feb 9, 2018
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has spoken out for the first time about the rendition of former ONLF commander, Colonel Abdikarim Musa Qalbi-Dhagah. Qalbi Dhagah was handed over to Ethiopia on ...
President Farmajo’s first year in office
- Feb 8, 2018
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo rode into victory February 8 last year to become Somalia's 9th President following a hotly contested poll pitting among others incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and former ...
Mogadishu College Graduate Proves His ‘Disability Is Not an Inability’
- Feb 4, 2018
Mogadishu has suffered more than two decades of war, and many of its young people were born and raised alongside violence and bloodshed. Children with disabilities, however, face added risks ...
Newly appointed Mogadishu mayor takes office
- Jan 30, 2018
The newly appointed Mogadishu mayor, Eng. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) assumed office during handing over ceremony held on Monday night in Somali capital. Ministers, lawmakers, government officials, elders, businessmen and ...
Somalia’s foreign Minister meets his Ethiopian counterpart in Addis Ababa
- Jan 26, 2018
Somalia's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ahmed Isse Awad on Thursday met with his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh Gebeyehu in the Ethiopian capital The official discussed the bilateral relations ...

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