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Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed concludes visit to Kismayo

Listen Somali Prime Minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, concluded his seven-day working visit to Kismayo with a ceremony to mark the progress made during…

Somali President: “Saudi Arabia has been a constant friend to Somalia throughout the years of trouble.”

Somali President: “Saudi Arabia has been a constant friend to Somalia throughout the years of trouble.”

Listen Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today welcomed the new Ambassador from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Somalia and said, “Saudi Arabia…

Unknown disease frightens residents in Bay region, local officials appeal for help

Unknown disease frightens residents in Bay region, local officials appeal for help

Listen Officials in Somalia’s Bay region are appealing for emergency assistance from aid organisations and the Somali government after an unknown disease that…

IGAD envoy to Somalia warns anti-peace politicians in Jubba

IGAD envoy to Somalia warns anti-peace politicians in Jubba

Listen IGAD Special Envoy for Somalia Mohamed Abdi Afey has warned the Somali politicians trying to spoil the peace process within Jubba region…

Iranian Navy Ready To Boost Security In International Waters

Iranian Navy Ready To Boost Security In International Waters

Listen Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the country’s navy is ready to help boost security in international waters. Sayyari told…

From bandits to ‘terrorists,’ the fate of Kenyan-Somalis

From bandits to ‘terrorists,’ the fate of Kenyan-Somalis

Listen After a spate of grenade attacks in Nairobi, the coastal region and the Somali-inhabited North Eastern province, the Kenyan government has launched…

Al-shabab attacks Mogadishu military base.

Al-shabab attacks Mogadishu military base.

Listen On Friday night, Al-shabab fighters have attacked military base at Huruwa district in Mogadishu, residents confirmed. Asha Ahmed who spoke to local…

Barre Hirale, former warlord, rejects PM’s call, calls new fighting in Kismayo.

Barre Hirale, former warlord, rejects PM’s call, calls new fighting in Kismayo.

Listen Col. Barre Adan Shire (Hirale), former warlord, who was ousted from Kismayo by Kenyan military troops with Raskanboni militias which it’s leader…

Future of Somalia predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity

Future of Somalia predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity

Listen The future of Somalia is predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity, a top official in the Federal Government of…

Security officials injured clashes in lower Shabelle region

Security officials injured clashes in lower Shabelle region

Listen Middle Shabelle region police Commander, Isman Abdulle, and Bal’ad district station police officer in the same region have been injured on Friday…

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Listen After a spate of grenade attacks in Nairobi, the coastal region and the Somali-inhabited North Eastern province, the Kenyan government has launched a massive crackdown on ethnic…

Listen As the combined forces of the Somali national Army and AMISOM are taking armed offensives to the last remaining strategic holdouts of Alshabab, a political storm is…

Listen I have been following up what’s unfolding in Kenya, more so on the fate of the Somali refugee community in Eastleigh, in the capital city of Nairobi…

Listen Fardos Osman sat on the concrete floor of a crammed room in a sprawling stadium next to scores of other women, many hiding their faces. She said…

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Future of Somalia predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity

Future of Somalia predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity

Listen The future of Somalia is predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity, a top official in the Federal Government of Somalia has said. Mr Mohamed…

Somali President “Conflict in Taleh should be solved through dialogue, reconciliation and peaceful means.”

Somali President “Conflict in Taleh should be solved through dialogue, reconciliation and peaceful means.”

Listen Somali president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Wednesday called upon all concerned stakeholders to find a peaceful solution to the conflict…

Somali parliament speaker condemns Kenyan police harassment to Somali citizens in Nairobi.

Somali parliament speaker condemns Kenyan police harassment to Somali citizens in Nairobi.

Listen Mohamed Osman Jawari, Somali parliament speaker, who is in Italy for visit to tighten Somali-Italy historical relationship, has BBC Somali service told on Thursday that Somali parliament…

UPDF instructors trained Al-Shabaab fighters

UPDF instructors trained Al-Shabaab fighters

Listen UPDF instructors trained ten Al-Shabaab fighters using African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) facilities on instructions from their commanders. Lance Corporal, Jackson Byabagambi, told the General Court…