Puntland, Galmudug hold security meeting in Galkayo

Puntland Police Chief Brigadier General Abdi Hassan Hussein (Abdi Yare) today visited Galkayo Central Police Station in Galmudug region. Commander Adi Yare was welcomed at the Galmudug Central Command by Colonel Mumin Abdi Shire and Lieutenant Colonel Qasim Shirdon Ali, Galmudug Traffic Commander Adan Urur, Deputy Commander of the Mudug Region Abdi Said Hussein {Komaad}. […]

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Somali government announces latest cases of COVID-19

The Somali government’s Ministry of Health has released details of the latest cases of COVID-19 in Somalia in recent days. Last week the number of COVID-19 tested nationwide: 6,801 Retrieved: 597 Somaliland: 426 Puntland: 117 Banadir: 24 Jubbaland: 10 Hirshabelle: 8 Southwest: 1 Male: 297 Female: 300 Healing: 182 Death: 26 (Somaliland: 22, Jubbaland: 2, […]

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Jubbaland president meets with international community representatives

The President of the Jubbaland State of Somalia, Ahmed Mohamed Islam, has received a delegation from the international community at the State House in Kismayo. The delegation includes United Nations Special Representative to Somalia James Swan, African Union envoy to Somalia Francisco Caetano Madeira, EU Ambassador Tina Intelmann, officials from the Swedish and Norwegian embassies […]

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National Reconciliation Commission calls for an end to the conflict in Galmudug

The Somali National Reconciliation Commission (SNRC) has issued an urgent statement on the escalation of fighting in Galmudug, between government and Galmudug forces and Ahlu Sunna Wal-Jamaa. A statement from the chairman of the committee, Ismail Moalim Muse, said that the Somali people are deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the conflict and […]

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Prime Minister Roble arrives in district Barawe

The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Hussein Roble has today arrived in Barawe, the capital of Lower Shabelle region. The delegation was welcomed at Barawe Airport by the President of South West, the Speaker of Parliament, Ministers, MPs, Regional and District Administrations, military officials, traditional elders, civil society organizations and other […]

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Protests against Brazil’s president take place across the country

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest of President Jair Bolsonaro. The protests were organized by the opposition parties and the Confederation of Trade Unions. Many Brazilians are outraged by the president’s handling of the Covid-19 epidemic – which has killed more than 600,000 people. Demonstrations took place on Saturday in more […]

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Algeria Intensifies France’s Diplomatic Dispute With Flight Ban

Diplomatic discord between Algeria and France deepened on Sunday after Algiers banned French military aircraft from its airspace, its latest response to a visa dispute and comments critical of President Emmanuel Macron. French planes regularly fly over the former French colony to reach the Sahel region in West Africa, where its soldiers are helping fight […]

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Kabul Mosque Bomb Attack Kills ‘Several Civilians’, Taliban Say

An explosion outside a mosque in the Afghan capital killed “several civilians” on Sunday, a senior Taliban official said. The blast occurred near the entrance to the Eid Gah mosque in Kabul, spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Twitter. A prayer ceremony for Mujahid’s mother, who died last week, was held at the mosque on Sunday […]

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Colorful French Tycoon And Former Minister Bernard Tapie Dies At 78

French business mogul and former politician Bernard Tapie, whose larger-than-life career was marked by a series of legal problems, has died at the age of 78 after a four-year battle with cancer, his family announced Sunday. “Dominique Tapie and her family have the immense sadness to announce the death of her husband and her father, […]

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