BOSSASO(HOL) – The president of the semiautonomous northern Somalia state of Puntland fired a senior army commander and the governor of a key region on Monday with immediate effect amid criticism over security lapse in the region.
The Somali regional state in Ethiopia has officially announced the closure of its main prison facility, located in the capital, Jijiga.
MOGADISHU (HOL) – Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has canceled his planned trip to New York this week as the horn of Africa nation faces political crisis pitting the central government and regional states, diplomat said.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Gunmen shot dead a female Somali student inside a university campus in the Somali capital on Friday, the third person to be killed in the seaside city which is experiencing a new wave of attacks, officials say.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A global media watchdog, the Reporters Without Borders (RSF)), has condemned the murder of Somali radio journalist Abdirizak Said Osman, who was killed in central Somalia.
Ethiopia’s goverment held peace talks with members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) in Asmara, Eritrea’s information minister, Yemane G. Meskel said on Tuesday.