Centring Somalia’s mobile money ecosystem in global debates

The recent GSMA report puts Africa at the forefront of the mobile money revolution. In 2021, the industry processed over $1 trillion in transactions...

Somalia congratulates Djibouti on its independence day

MOGADISHU - The President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has sent a message of congratulations to his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh, on the...

Three dead, several wounded, including journalists in Somalia blast

BELEDWEYNE - A landmine blast occurred on the outskirts of Mataban district in the Hiran region on Monday morning. The blast reportedly targeted a vehicle...

Arab Parliament pledges support for Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre

CAIRO - The President of the Arab Parliament (AP) Hon. Mr. Adel Bin Abdul Rahman AlAsoomi congratulated Mr. Hamza Abdi Baree on his appointment...

Somalia’s new PM holds phone call with Yemeni counterpart

MOGADISHU - Somalia Prime Minister, Hamza Abdi Barre, on Sunday received a phone call from his Yemen counterpart, Dr. Muciin Abdi Almalik, SONNA reported. Almalik...

President calls for unity as Somalia celebrates independence day

MOGADISHU - Somalia on Sunday marked the 61st Anniversary of Independence Day in the country and overseas with a new government in place, SONNA...

Somalia marks Independence Day – June 26, 2022

MOGADISHU - Somalia Independence Day is observed annually on June 26. During the 19th century, Britain established a protectorate over a large part of...

Somali regional forces neutralize ISIS-linked militants

Troops from Somalia's Puntland State killed seven pro-Islamic State (ISIS) militants in military sting operations aimed at disrupting the terror cell in the coastal...

UN urges scale-up in resources to avert famine in Somalia

The United Nations humanitarian agency has called for a massive scale-up in resources to prevent famine in Somalia. Adam Abdelmoula, the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator...

President Hassan Sheikh commends parliament for PM approval

MOGADISHU - Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud lauded the lawmakers for approving the Prime Minister of the country Hamza Abdi Barre on Saturday.   “I thank...

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Somali president fully recovers from Covid-19, resumes office work

MOGADISHU - The President of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud sent a message to the people of Somalia about the state of his health...

Madaxweyne Xasan oo ka warbixiyey xaaladdiisa caafimaad + Sawirro

MUQDISHO (SMN) - Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud oo uu weheliyo Ra'iisul Wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Xamse Cabdi Barre ayaa...

Raila promises open Kenya-Somalia border if elected

NAIROBI - Raila said that the border will be opened to enable business flow between the two countries.   “We shall put in place all that...