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What came out of the meeting between James Swan and governor Deni?

Photo/Somali Times The governor of Puntland State of Somalia Said Abdullahi Deni today met with the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, Amb. James Swan. The meeting was a Zoom video call and the two sides discussed the situation in the country and the 2021 elections. The two officials focused on resolving

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Political Parties have concerns expressing strong confidence in the judiciary in Puntland

Photo/Somali Times Puntland: Since Puntland was established in 1998, which only have one community president Mohamoud Salebaan until now. Political Parties are seriously concerned about the reliability of the judiciary by the Constitution and the lack of treatment, as Puntland is preparing to move to a multi-party democratic system. Speaking at a meeting organized by

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Former Somali ambassador to Washington dies of Covid-19

Former Somali ambassador to the United States Abdikarim Ali Omar has died in the state of Columbus, Ohio, as his friends have confirmed. According to sources told Somali Times Abdikarim Ali Omar has died of Coronavirus. Ambassador Abdikarim has been hospitalized in Columbus for the past few days. He was one of the few Somalis

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Somali journalists demand Puntland governor Said Deni to release journalist Kilwe Adan Farah

Photo/Somali Times Somalia journalists have convened a meeting organized by the Somali Journalists Association, demanding the release of Kilwe Adan Farah. Kilwe, a journalist, was arrested 21 days ago in the Garowe town of Somalia, for reporting on inflation in the town. The secretary of the Somali Journalists Association, Abdalla Ahmed Mumin, who first spoke

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Bomb explosion kills 6 in Somalia

At least six people, including Somali army soldiers, were killed, while eight others wounded in a bomb explosion aimed at targeting the convoy of the Lower Shabelle region’s governor and military officials on Sunday, an official said. The attack took place in the vicinity of Tehsile, lower Shabelle region, located about 50 kilometers (31 miles)

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Former Warlord Ali Mahdi warned of a return to destruction and civil war in Mogadishu

Photo/Somali Times/Former Warlord Ali Mahdi. Former Somali President Ali Mahdi Mohamed in an exclusive interview with outlet media strongly about the difficult situation in the country, especially the election stalemate. Former Warlord Ali Mahdi first warned of a return to destruction and civil war, and stressed the need for compromise. He also added that if

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The Somali Foreign Affairs Minister says, ”Jubaland and Puntland do not want elections in this country. “

File Photo/Somali Times Somali Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Abdirizak Abubakar has accused the Puntland and Jubaland regional governments of not agreeing to hold elections in the country. He ruled out that the government plans to hold a unilateral election, saying that all parties have already agreed on the election and that the government is still

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Somali government forces and militias clash in the Jazeera beach on the outskirts of Mogadishu

Photo/Somali Times Somali police spokesman Sadiq Aden Ali gave more details about the clashes that took place today in the Jazeera beach on the outskirts of Mogadishu between Somali government forces and a militia group he described as bandits. The spokesman said residents had been informed that there was a gang of thugs who were

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The case of 12 ambassadors who created a tribal debate in the cabinet for approval

File Photo/Somali Times According to information obtained by Somali Times, the cabinet will hold a meeting on Thursday to be presented with the approval of 12 new ambassadors. According to reliable sources in the Prime Minister’s office told Somali Times the list of new ambassadors who will be presented to the cabinet tomorrow for approval.

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Chairman of the Independent Electoral Halimo Ibrahim says, ”Let’s form a Somalia’s government that is not ruled by foreigners. ”

Photo/Somali Times ”Somalia is not an independent country, it is ruled by foreigners. ”   Halimo Ismail Ibrahim, the Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission speaking at the 2021 Judicial Conference in Mogadishu today said that there is no one responsible for upholding the Constitution. Chairman Halimo Ibrahim said the country had gone through various hardships until a

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