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Somali Lower House of Parliament Extends President’s Term for Two Years

MOGADISHU – Somali politics were thrown into a state of confusion Monday as the two  houses of parliament clashed on the status of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The lower house of parliament voted to extend the term of the president…

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Somalia: ‘Prioritize the national interest’ international partners urge, as political stalemate continues

The UN and international partners working to support a lasting peace and democratic election process across Somalia, said on Sunday that they were highly concerned by the current situation there, calling on Somali leaders to “prioritize the national interest” and resolve…

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Somali PM pays visit to Banadir Maternity and Children’s Hospital in Mogadishu

Mogadishu (SONNA)-The Prime Minister of the FGS H.E Mohamed Hussein Rooble visited The Banadir Maternity and Children’s Hospital in Mogadishu, SONNA reported. H.E inspected the Covid-19 treatment Unit, listened to a report from the Hospital Administration and doctors and commended the Hospital’s…

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The National Consultative Meeting Between FGS and FMS postponed.

Mogadishu (SONNA)-The National Consultative Meeting between the federal Government and federal member state scheduled for today has ben postponed, SONNA reported. The absence of Galmudug State President Abdi kariye (qorqor) has emerged the postponement of the meeting due to an emergency trip…

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Somali Foreign Minister receives Chinese Ambassador to Somalia

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdirisak Mohamud on Sunday received Chinese Ambassador to Somalia in the capital, and discussed areas on enhancing bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, SONNA reported. Mr. Mahamud thanked…

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Somalia’s Leaders Plan to Move Forward with Polls Following US Call

MOGADISHU – Somalia’s government says it is making a commitment to conduct delayed presidential and parliamentary polls after the U.S. urged the leadership to hold transparent elections. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said leaders should set aside…

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Foreign Minister discusses with the Chairperson of the AU Commission to enhance joint cooperation

Addis Ababa (SONNA)- The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud Abubakar, met today in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, and discussed…

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AMISOM meets with Somali Civil Society Organizations

Mogadishu(SONNA):AMISOM today hosted a virtual meeting with the Somali Civil Society Organizations. The SRCC & Head of AMISOM, Amb. Francisco Madeira lauded the efforts and contributions of CSOs as key actors in Somalia. Amb. Madeira emphasized the contributions of CSOs…

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Somalia: UN delays Amisom exit as Somalis push for a political deal

UNITED NATIONS, The mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) has been extended by two weeks from end of February to March 14 as the country’s leaders push for a political deal. A unanimous decision reached by the…

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Somali PM meets Presidential candidates again

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Roble is on Monday afternoon meeting with Union Presidential Candidates at Decale Hotel in Mogadishu, in order to follow up the Feb.25 agreement between the FGS and President Candidates in…