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Somali Religious Scholars Join the Fight Against Al-Shabaab: A United Stand Agai...

Somalia is a Muslim nation and religion plays a significant role in its culture and history. Over the years, terrorists groups such as Al-Shabaab and Da'ish have used the religion ...

Assessing the Progress of President Hassan’s Pledge to Eliminate Extremism...

Prior to his presidential election on May 12th, 2022, Dr. Hasan Sheikh Mahamud approached the Parliament for endorsement and made a pledge to end the activities of Al-Shabaab extre...

Inside Villa Somalia: 72 hours with the president of ‘the most dangerous country...

The drive from Mogadishu airport to the presidential home at Villa Somalia should take about 15 minutes. It rarely does. Every few hundred metres there is a police roadblock. Nothi...

Somalia is not just applying to join East African Community, it is being invited...

SONNA - Nearly 13 years ago, when even inside the high-security African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom) camp they wouldn’t allow visiting journalists to step out of their rooms...

Somalia needs support for all to enjoy security

SONNA - A decade and half since African troops first landed in Mogadishu to break Al-Shabab’s stranglehold over Somalia, the Somali National Army is making ready to take over the r...

Somali Government and People Launch Three-Pronged War Against Al-Shabaab 

The Somali government and its people have launched a three-pronged war against the Al-Shabaab terrorist group while the country is facing a severe drought and lack of rain. The ...

Somalia’s Latest Effort to Combat Terrorism: Emergence of Self-Styled Boun...

Fight against extremist groups continues in Somalia, as the military and the local forces push the Al-Shabaab terrorists further into the bushes and their eradication from Somalia ...

The Role of the Somali Diaspora in the Development of Somalia

The Somali diaspora, referring to the substantial demographic of Somalis residing outside of their native country, is a phenomenon that has garnered much attention in the realm of ...

Building Stronger Ties: The Importance of Diplomatic Relations between Somalia a...

As the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the People's Republic of China, I have had the privilege of working closely with both countries to strengthen and deepen the...

Somali clerics denounce religious extremism and commend the government on the of...

Mogadishu, (SONNA) - Over 300 Islamic clerics from Somalia and the diaspora have issued a fatwa denouncing religious extremism in all its forms and urged the public to support the ...

Somali airspace reclassification to Class A: A significant milestone in the reco...

SONNA - The reclassification of Somali airspace to Class A marks a significant shift from its previous classification as Class G, or uncontrolled airspace, which had been the case ...

Friday at the beach in Mogadishu: Optimism shines through despite Somalia’...

Mogadishu, (SONNA) - Early in the day before Friday prayers and before the sun gets too hot, people flock to Liido Beach on the eastern side of the city. ...