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Prime Minister Roble and regional governors sign an election agreement

Photo/Somali Times Somalia’s prime minister and heads of state and the Benadir region have recently signed a long-running election agreement. Roble and other signatories penned the election agreement, closing the National Electoral Consultative Council meeting in Mogadishu in recent days. The leaders of the federal and state governments have agreed in recent days on difficult

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Somali special forces seize new areas from Al-Shabaab terrorists

Photo/Somali Times The Somali National Army has taken over from Al-Shabaab terrorists several areas in the Middle Shabelle region of HirShabelle. The operation was led by the commander of the Somali National Army, General Odowa Yusuf Rage. Al-Shabaab fighters were reportedly present in the area, but after a brief battle, they withdrew. Officials government operations

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What is the difference of previous conference Somali leaders?

File Photo/Somali Times The third day of the annual consultation between the national government and state governors, which seek elections from 2021. The sensitive meeting is a sign of optimism that the ongoing electoral talks will succeed. The conference was different from previous ones and that it was now politically mature, there is a rapprochement

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Somali Police Chief issues statement on election security

Photo/Somali Times Somali Police Force Commander General Abdi Hassan Mohamed Hijar issued a statement at a meeting he had with the National Electoral Security Committee. Commander Hijar, who chaired the meeting, said they focused on accelerating efforts to ensure national security. The security of the elections in the country to elections in an environment that

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Is Somalia moving into the future or is it stuck in the past?

Photo/Somali Times The conference, chaired by the Prime Minister of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble, was attended by the governors of Puntland, Said Abdullahi Deni, Galmudug, Ahmed Abdi Kariye/ Qoor Qoor, Southwest Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed/Lafta-Gareen, Hirshabelle Ali. Gudlawe Hussein and Jubbaland Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Islam Madobe. A meeting of the National Electoral Consultative Council between the

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UN says Somali leaders to attend conference in Mogadishu on good faith

The United Nations says Somali leaders to participate in good faith in the implementation of the election agreement. United Nations envoys to Somalia have met with Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and leaders of Federal Member States in recent days. Compromise and consensus are needed for Somalia to move forward and benefit all Somalis,” the

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Zeinab Moalim host dinner for Benadir District Women Governors

Photo/Somali Times/First Lady Ms. Zeinab Abdi Moalim. The First Lady Ms. Zeinab Abdi Moalim had a dinner with the Chairpersons of Women’s Associations in 17 districts of the Benadir Region to discuss strengthening their role in government, accelerating basic maternal services. And children, reconciliation and strengthening the unity of the Somali people. The First Lady

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Several Kenya Defence Forces officers feared dead after car hits bomb

Photo: Credit Twitter Kenya Defence Forces officers at the scene of the incident in Somalia. By DERRICK OKUBASU Several Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officers are feared dead after a car they were travelling in hit an improvised road bomb. A statement by Counter Terrorism & National Security Intelligence Service (CTNSIS) indicated that the incident occurred

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Faisal Ali Warabe threatened with deporting Hawiye communities in Hargeisa-Burao

Photo/Somali Times UCID party chairman Faisal Ali Warabe welcomed a recent statement by Somaliland’s deputy interior minister that they would take action against the Hawiye community, which has recently expressed support for candidates running in Somaliland’s elections. Faisal said foreigners living in Somaliland, who are understood to be part of the Hawiye communities in Somaliland,

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United Nation says heavy rains affect some 166,000 people in Somalia

The recent torrential rains across Somalia have affected around 166,000 people, the United Nations humanitarian agency said on Monday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said while the rains have reduced in some areas, it is alarming that Somalia has been hit by a double climate disaster, with drought declared on

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