Monthly Archives: March, 2020

STATEMENT FROM THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM IN SOMALIA ON ITS SUPPORT TO CONTAIN CO...

Mogadishu (SONNA): Somalia, like many other countries in the world, is facing the unprecedented challenge of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. “The UN family in Somal...

Turkish coast guard hold 50 EU-bound migrants off İzmir coast

Ankara(SONNA)-A total of 50 asylum seekers of various nationalities were held in western Turkey after attempting to cross into Greece by rubber boat, local security authorities sai...

Special Summit of the IGAD Heads of State and Government on the CoronaVirus (COV...

Mogadishu(SONNA)-President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Monday had a Special Summit of the IGAD Heads of State and Government on the Corona...

Health Ministry distributes COVID-19 preventive materials

Mogadishu (SONNA):-The Ministry of Health and Human Service handed over the prevention equipment to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to regions of Benadir, South-west and Jubba...

President Farmajo condoles the death of Nugaal Governor

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo extended his deepest condolence to the family of Nugaal regional Governor, Abdisal...

Italy coronavirus death toll surges past 10,000

MILAN (SONNA)-The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy barrelled past 10,000 on Saturday, a figure that made an extension of a national lockdown almost certain. O...

AMISOM donates equipment to Southwest State Police

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday donated an assortment of operational and office equipment to SouthWest State police in Baidoa to help boo...

Military: 142 Al-Shabaab militants killed in an operation

 Mogadishu (SONNA)-The Somali National Army killed 142 Al-Shabaab militants and injured 29 others and recovered large amount of weapons in the ongoing military operations in Janale...

Two Al-Shabaab militants killed in a joint operation in Bay region

Mogadishu(SONNA)- On the evening of 27 March 2020. The Federal Government of Somalia in coordination with the Federal Member States and its U.S. partners conducted an air strike ag...

UN IN SOMALIA CONFIRMS THAT AN EMPLOYEE OF A COMMERCIAL CONTRACTOR HAS TESTED PO...

Mogadishu  – The United Nations in Somalia confirmed that an employee of a commercial contractor engaged by the United Nations has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease...

Somalia to Receive Debt Relief under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative

Washington, DC(SONNA)- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank's International Development Association have determined that Somalia has taken the necessary steps t...

Foreign minister discusses political and security issues with the UN envoy to So...

Mogadishu(SONNA)- The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, received on Wednesday at his office in the Ministry in the capital Mogad...