Monthly Archives: May, 2020

Somali Gov’t condemns the terrorist bomb attack against civilian bus

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The Federal Government of Somalia has on Sunday condemned the strongest terms possible to the terrorist attack that left over 10 passengers dead and others injured...

AMISOM condemns abduction and killing of health workers and a civilian at Golole...

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) condemns the abduction and deliberate killing of seven health workers and a civilian at a local health centre in Golo...

Police kill terror suspect, two children in Kenya

NAIROBI (SONNA)-Police in Kwale shot and killed a terror suspect during a night raid. Two children that the suspect was using as human shields were also killed. The suspected Al-...

UN Security Council extends mandates of missions in Somalia, Iraq, Darfur

UNITED NATIONS(SONNA)-The Security Council on Friday adopted resolutions to renew the mandates of peacekeeping or political missions in Somalia, Iraq and Sudan's Darfur, and to ext...

132 citizens safely returns back home from Saudi Arabia

Mogadishu (SONNA) A cargo plane carrying 132 citizens on board landed at Aden Adde international Airport in the Somali capital Mogadishu, SONNA reported. The Arrivals were mostl...

Trump says U.S. “terminating” relationship with WHO

WASHINGTON(SONNA)- U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). "We will be today term...

Morocco’s former PM Abderrahmane Youssoufi dies at 96

RABAT (SONNA) - Moroccan former Prime Minister Abderrahmane El Youssoufi died on Friday in Casablanca at the age of 96 following a prolonged illness, official news agency MAP repor...

AMISOM says a document circulating in the media baseless

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The African Union Mission in Somalia’s attention has been drawn to a document circulating in the media dated 26 May 2020 on AMISOM. The document makes numerous ...

UN Envoy condemns on the abduction, killing of NGO health personnel

Mogadishu(SONNA)–I am shocked to hear seven Somali health personnel and a civilian were abducted from an NGO-run health clinic located in Gololey village, Balcad District, Middle S...

Somalia’s Cabinet Appoints The Director-General And Deputy For The Newly Establi...

Mogadishu(SONNA)— The Council of Ministers of the Federal Government of Somalia has appointed Sharmarke Farah as the Director-General of the National Bureau of Statistics and Abdir...

Information Ministry launches new media services

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareye) launched a new service that will enable Somali ci...

South Africa to reopen places of worship amid virus

JOHANNESBURG (SONNA)-South Africa’s president said late Tuesday that places of worship will reopen starting June 1 under strict restrictions to prevent the further spread of the no...