Monthly Archives: February, 2020

China: Spreading Love in Fighting COVID-19

China(SONNA) Under the strong leadership of President Xi Jinping, the Chinese people have united as one and fully leveraged the strength of socialist system in fighting COVID-19 wi...

Finance Minister Meets with International Monetary Fund Executive Director

WASHINGTON (SONNA) - The Finance Minister of Somalia, H.E. Abdirahman Duale Beyle, met with the World Bank's Executive Director Kristalina Georgieva in Washington today. The Min...

Turkey asks Russia to step aside in Syria

ISTANBUL (SONNA) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had asked President Vladimir Putin for Russia to step aside in Syria and leave Turkey to deal with Syri...

The Council of Ministers approves the Immigration Law, citizenship Law, Intellec...

MOGADISHU (SONNA) -The Council of Ministers of Somalia met yesterday in Mogadishu to approve the Immigration and Citizenship Bill, the copyright law, the education policy of the co...

US warns of terrorist attacks in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya (SONNA) - The United States embassy in Kenya has issued a warning on the possibility of a terrorist attack on major hotels in Nairobi. In a brief statement posted...

Air strike kills senior Al-shabaab Operatives in Southern

Mogadishu(SONNA) The Federal Government of Somalia, in partnership with its ally United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) conducted an airstrike against alShabaab militants near the ...

Foreign Minister pays an official visit to Sudan

Khartoum (SONNA):The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Government of Somalia Ambassador Ahmed Isse Awad travelled to Khartoum, the capital ci...

Somalia to re-establish financial relations with the World Bank Group,after thir...

WASHINGTON(SONNA) The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors today moved toward normalizing its relations with the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) after thirty years. ...

Salaam Somali Bank acquires Oracle FLEXCUBE universal banking solutions

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Salaam Somali Bank is now one of the few banks in the continent that uses Oracle FLEXCUBE as their core banking system. This international standard core banking sy...

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Announces Financing Milestone on Debt...

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva today announced that the International Monetary Fund has secured sufficient financing pledges to allow the Fund to provide comprehensive ...

African Development Bank Group approves framework to clear nation’s arrears

The African Development Bank and African Development Fund today approved a framework  for $122.55 million to clear Somalia’s arrears, paving the way for the Bank Gr...

Saudi Fund for Development Loan to The Gambia Will Increase Capacity at Banjul I...

Mogadishu(SONNA) The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD)recently signed an agreement with the Republic of The Gambia to provide aloan to finance the second phase of a development proj...