13-Jun-2022 to 15:53

Somali farmers fleeing Shabaab taxes

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Although long spells of drought have been blamed for the food crisis in much of Somalia, the tax regime introduced by the militant sect al-Shabaab in areas under its control has driven farmers away from their farms, a senior government official has said.

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16-May-2022 to 13:23

Sheikh Mohamud makes comeback as Somali president

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has made a successful comeback as the new president of Somalia by beating the incumbent at the tense election in Mogadishu on Sunday.

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09-May-2022 to 15:21

Somalia: Election amid al-Shabaab insurgency

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Deputies and senators in Somalia are poised to elect the country's next president on May 15th against the backdrop of an ongoing insurgency by al-Shabaab militants.

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04-Apr-2022 to 16:43

Somalia: UN highlights forgotten danger from landmines

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — A forgotten but constant danger spawning out of the low-intensity conflict in Somalia has been that posed by landmines and other explosive devices.

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02-Apr-2022 to 11:22

UN reconfigures AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN Security Council on Thursday adopted a resolution to endorse the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council's decision to reconfigure the AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia into the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia.

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17-Mar-2022 to 12:46

Drought in Somalia: 45-ton food aid arrives from Qatar

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — 45 tons of food baskets have arrived at Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu to tackle protracted drought in Somalia, APA learnt on Thursday.

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15-Mar-2022 to 17:07

Somali security stakeholders meet as AMISOM phases out

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Top African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and federal government officials are meeting in Mogadishu over the next five days to discuss modalities ahead of the new African Union peace support operation in the country.

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