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12 Oct
The UN's top court handed Somalia control of most of a potential oil and gas-rich chunk of the Indian Ocean on Tuesday after a bitter legal battle with Kenya.
11 Oct
The African Union says it will extend and expand its military operations against Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists in Somalia to include other member states, as its current mandate nears an end on December 31. The Horn of Africa nation has faced renewed instability in recent months, with long-running election delays and an ongoing row between its president…
10 Oct
Nigeria is on the brink of becoming a failed state and we are not too far from Somalia. The arrogance and imposition of armed cattle Herders or any other ethnic nationality
25 Sep
A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace Saturday, killing eight people, police said, as the Al-Shabaab jihadist group claimed responsibility for the attack. "We have confirmed that eight people most of them civilians died and seven others wounded in the car bomb blast", district police chief Mucawiye Ahmed Mudey told reporters. …
16 Sep
Somalia's president on Thursday announced he was suspending the executive powers of his prime minister, the latest twist in a feud that has plunged the country into a deep political crisis.
4 Sep
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has appointed Hassan Mohamed Hagi of Somalia as the match official for 2021/22 TotalEnergies CAF Champions League 1st leg preliminary
30 Jul
Four local footballers in Somalia were killed when a powerful explosion ripped through their bus on Friday in what the country's president branded a "barbaric terrorist attack".
17 May
Primate of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, has stated that the most populous black nation was becoming a “failed state like Somalia”, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to tame the insecurity in the land.
11 May
Kenya announced Tuesday that flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu had been suspended, just days after Somalia said diplomatic ties with its neighbour had been normalised following months of tension.
10 May
A suicide bomber killed at least six people and wounded six more in a massive blast at a police station in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, Sunday evening, police said.
27 Apr
Civilians fled their homes in the Somali capital on Tuesday fearing a fresh outbreak of violence following deadly street clashes and warnings that the country's security forces could be splintering into rival factions.
14 Apr
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has signed a controversial law extending his mandate for another two years, despite threats of sanctions from the international community.

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