Monthly Archives: June, 2020

Parliament Speaker warns lawmakers not to transfer seats

Mogadishu (SONNA)-The Speaker of Somali Parliament’s House of the People, Hon.Mohamed Mursal Sh. Abdirahman expressed concern  about the debate on designation rules of the parliame...

President Farmajo reshuffles Navy and Infantry commanders

Mogadishu:(SONNA)-President of the federal government of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo made a reshuffle to posts of the navy commander and the Infantry unit commander earlier ...

World Bank Approves $40 Million Emergency Financing to Support Somalia’s Desert ...

WASHINGTON {SONNA) — The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $40 million International Development Assistance (IDA) grant for Somalia as part of the Emergency Locust Res...

UN envoy commends advances in testing of COVID-19, welcomes efforts to build med...

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The United Nations envoy to the country commended Somalia’s advances in diagnostic testing for COVID-19, and highlighted the importance of the national laboratory ...

Electoral Commission responds to criticism from political parties

MUQDISHO:{SONNA]: The  Chairperson of the Somali National Elections Commission, Halimo Ismail Ibrahim has confirmed that the commission had no blames and said that there were no en...

AU Chairperson congratulates the newly elected Malawi president

Addis Ababa (SONNA)-The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, wishes to congratulate His Excellency Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera upon his election as Pr...

Sudan extends coronavirus lockdown in Khartoum state

KHARTOUM (SONNA) - Sudan is extending a lockdown in the state of Khartoum aimed at curbing the spread of the new coronavirus by one week until July 7, the government spokesman said...

Spain FM: EU will prepare a list of COVID-safe nations by Tuesday

MADRID (SONNA)-The European Union will have a list of COVID-19-safe countries for travel purposes ready by Tuesday at the latest, Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya sai...

Chinese Government sends congratulation to Somalia on Independence Days

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Peoples’ Republic of China extended warm congratulation to Somalia on the 60th anniversary of Independence Days, June 26 and July 1st ahead, and expressed solidari...

Global Coronavirus cases top 10 million

(SONNA)-Global coronavirus cases have exceeded 10 million on Sunday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. The worldwide tally of virus-linked death...

OIC hopes Sudan will be removed from US State Sponsors of Terrorism list soon

Jeddah (SONNA) – The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is looking forward to having Sudan removed from the US State Sponsors of Terrorism list so...

National Army recover new areas in lower Jubba region

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali National Army liberated several areas near the administrative capital of Jubbaland, Kismayo from the terrorist militant group of Al-Shabaab after conducting...