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Bashir Abdi wins 40th Rotterdam Marathon in European record

THE HAGUE (SONNA):Somali-born Belgian athlete Bashir Abdi claimed the victory in the 40th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon in a new European record of two hours three minutes and ...

Time and Distance Could Not Separate True Friends Like China and Somalia

Fifty years ago today, China restored its lawful seat in the United Nations. The Somalis were as proud and excited as the Chinese, because Somalia was not only one of the 23 countr...

Puntland State holds historic local election in three towns

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Puntland State on Monday morning held local election in Qardho, Eyl and Ufeyn towns, as over 30'000 people registered to cast votes in 54 polling station, SONNA re...

Jubaland State officials receive training on protection of civilians

Kismayo, 24 October – Twenty-seven Jubaland State officials have completed a five-day training held in Kismayo on the protection of civilians and the prevention of sexual and gende...

Somali drama wins Pan-African film festival grand prize

OUAGADOUGOU- Somalia's entry "The Gravedigger's Wife" by Finish-Somali writer-director Khadar Ayderus Ahmed won the prestigious Stallion of Yennenga grand prize for best film at th...

Galmudug communities lobby for more women participation in politics

DHUUSAMAREB (SONNA):Women politicians, clan leaders, youth groups, civil society organizations and key decision makers in Galmudug State came together last week in a dialogue on in...

Somali Commandos conduct operation in lower Jubba region

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali National Army's Commandos Unit and Jubaland State forces on Saturday conducted operation against Al-Shabaab militants at several areas in lower Jubba region...

AMISOM holds discussions on women’s political participation in Somalia

Baidoa:–The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), in collaboration with the Southwest State of Somalia, has held a forum to devise ways to promote women’s representation and p...

AMISOM trains HirShabelle police, civil servants on electoral security coordinat...

Beledweyne:–The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Police component has conducted training for Somali security personnel and civil servants in HirShabelle State to improve j...

Jubaland State completes remaining seats of Upper House election

Mogadishu(SONNA)- Jubaland State on Thursday completed the election of four remaining seats of the Somalia’s Upper House election in Kismayo town, SONNA reported. These four mem...

Gedo Governor: AMISOM Personnel to support Somalia Security Forces in Garbaharey...

Garbaharey: – The Acting Governor of the Gedo region, Ibrahim Mohamed Madobe, says the deployment of AMISOM personnel to support Somali Security Forces in providing adequate securi...

SNA forces kill 4 terrorist militants fighting, rescue food on donkeys carts

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Somali National Army on Wednesday took an action against terrorist militant group of Al-Shabaab who killed 7 donkeys and burnt down food on carts at outskirts of t...