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Farmajo seems to be sticking to the point and has more chances to be re-elected since having three states

File Photo/Somali Times Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has finally responded to pressure from the fight against the extension in Mogadishu, saying he is withdrawing the extension and is ready for the September 17 2020 agreement. Farmajo made the decision after the Galmudug and HirShabelle regional administrations withdrew from his side, accompanied by Prime Minister

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Somalia President Farmajo accepts resumption of the election agreement

Photo/Somali Times The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, addressed the people of Somalia last night, welcoming the decision of the Galmudug, South West and Hirshabelle regional governments to withdraw from the September 17 elections. The president also praised the peace efforts of the government led by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein

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Farmajo withdrew two-year extension and calls on election September 17 2020 agreement

File Photo/Somali Times The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia Mohamed Hussein Roble issued a statement on the situation in the country. Galmudug and HirShabelle, two of three Federal Member States that have supported President Mohamed Farmajo, have announced that they support the September 17 agreement and urged leaders to return to electoral

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Somali Prime Minister Roble announces ceasefire and talks

Photo/Somali Times Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has called on the opposition in Mogadishu to ceasefire and move for urgent talks. “I call for an urgent meeting to find a solution to the current crisis in Mogadishu. I command the role of civil society in finding a solution to this situation. I call on

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Somali special forces clash with militia in Mogadishu

Photo/Somali Times Supporters of Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and those opposed to the extension of his four-year term clashed on Sunday on the streets of the capital, residents said. According to Reuters report. The president signed a law in mid-April extending his mandate for two years, stoking opposition inside Somalia and putting him on

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Prime Minister Roble meets with security officials

Photo/Somali Times Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Hussein Roble today addressed a joint press conference in Mogadishu. The Prime Minister has listened to reports on the security situation in the capital and the security is preventing terrorist groups plotting and planning to kill enemy civilians. Prime Minister Roble also said that

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Somali 60th Division Commander visits demining training troops

Photo/Somali Times Commander of the 60th Division of the Somali National Army Brigadier General Mohamed Sheikh Abdullahi inspected a number of troops undergoing demining training at the UK Training Camp in Baidoa. The commander was welcomed by the leaders of the troops and the army has been training better to prevent crime against peace Al-Shabaab

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Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the parliamentary decision for two-year extension has not changed

Photo/Somali Times The Somali government says the door to dialogue is open, but on the other hand the recent decision by parliament extending Farmajo’s term by two years has not changed. Somali Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud said there had been no change in the recent parliamentary decision following President Farmajo’s visit to Kinshasa.

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Somali government says it has seized an undisclosed amount of money from Kenya at the Mogadishu airport

Photo/Somali Times Somali government says it has seized an undisclosed amount of money from Kenya at the Mogadishu airport. Somali Police Chief General Abdi Hassan Mohamed said the large amount of cash was seized at the Mogadishu airport on its way from Kenya. “I congratulate the police at Aden Adde International Airport for seizing the

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Roadside blast in Somalia kills top military commander

File Photo/Somali Times Al-Shabaab terror group claims responsibility for attack At least two people, including a top national army commander, were killed when a roadside bomb targeted a military vehicle outside Bal’ad, Middle Shabelle region, an official said on Saturday. The attack occurred near Gololey on the outskirts of Bal’ad, an agricultural town 40 kilometers

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