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Years of conflict leave Somalia ill-equipped to fight the virus

The official count of cases is now above 1,200, but no one really knows how many cases of COVID-19 it has so far

15 May 2020 1:57 PM

Suicide bomber kills 6 officials, injures mayor

The mayor, Abdirahman Omar Osman, was in critical condition with head and stomach injuries, officials told The New York Times.

25 Jul 2019 11:08 AM

26 dead, 56 hurt in Somalia hotel siege, Al-Shabaab claims responsibility

'The security forces are in control now and the last terrorist was shot and killed,' Mohamed Abdiweli, a security official, said.

13 Jul 2019 5:17 PM

Mogadishu blasts: 11 killed, 25 injured, Al-Qaida-linked group takes responsibility

The al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

16 Jun 2019 1:56 PM

Nine killed in Somali market car bombing: Police

At least nine people were killed and several wounded when a car loaded with explosives blew up near a mall.

04 Feb 2019 3:44 PM


1.2 billion children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

More than 575 million girls live in countries "where gender bias is a serious issue".

31 May 2018 5:21 PM

Album restores worldly sounds of ‘Swinging Mogadishu’

Somali music emphasizes off-beats, like reggae, giving some tracks rhythms that could have come from Bob Marley as well as a touch of melancholy.

07 Aug 2017 2:20 AM