Monthly Archives: May, 2020

Global coronavirus death toll exceeds 350,000 mark

(SONNA):The global death toll from the novel coronavirus crossed the 350,000 mark Tuesday, according to US-based Johns Hopkins University. Data compiled by the university showed...

Libyan, Tunisian leaders hold phone talks

(SONNA)Tunisia’s leader discussed the latest developments in Libya by phone with his Libyan counterpart Tuesday, the Tunisian Presidency said in a statement. Speaking with Libya...

National Committee holds a virtual conference on combating coronavirus

Mogadishu (SONNA): The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E Hassan Ali Khayre on Tuesday evening  chaired a meeting for the national committee to combat COVID-19...

Somali National Army kills 7 terrorist militants in Hiiraan region

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali National Army on Tuesday killed 7 terrorist militant group of Al-Shabaab and injured more others and recovered armed vehicles along the way linking Bula-bur...

AMISOM, Jubaland Security Forces repel Al-Shabaab attack in Dhobley

DHOBLEY(SONNA) – In the early hours of Monday, May 25, 2020, Jubaland Security Forces beat back Al-Shabaab militants who attacked their base and training center in Dhobley. Al-Shab...

AMISOM statement on Africa Day

On this auspicious occasion, I wish all AMISOM colleagues a very happy day of thanks, recollection, remembrance and celebration of our fore-fathers challenges, sacrifice and achiev...

Warmly celebrating the 57th Africa Day !

May 25 this year is the 57th “Africa Day” for fraternal African people. In the special period of fighting against COVID-19, “Africa Day” is coming, which is of special significance...

AU Special Representative extends best wishes to the people of Somalia on Eid al...

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, extends his warm and best wishes to...

Turkish FM: Union with Africa is now more essential than ever

Mogadishu (SONNA) I wholeheartedly congratulate the Africa Day of all our African friends. The unprecedented conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic all over the world render...

Somalia celebrates the first day of Eidul-fitri

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somalia has on Saturday celebrated the first day of Eidul-fitri after successful conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan, SONNA reported. Congratulations, excha...

Pakistan: Death toll from plane crash rises to 8

KARACHI(SONNA)-At least eight people were killed as a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with 107 passengers onboard crashed in southern port city of Karachi on Friday, of...

Somalia evacuated 114 of its citizens stranded in Kenya amid restrictions on air...

Mogadishu(SONNA)- Somalia officially started evacuating its citizens from abroad after waiting for a month or more due to the closure measures to combat Corona virus, while the Min...