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News Keydmedia Online | 9 May 2022

According to a joint parliamentary committee tasked with organizing the election, the registration began on Sunday and will go on until Tuesday to give a chance to the remaining candidates, including Said Deni.

News Keydmedia Online | 8 May 2022

The election is marred by vote-buying and massive fraud comes as the country is facing a severe drought that put nearly half of the population [12 million] at risk of famine after three years of failed rains.

News Keydmedia Online | 8 May 2022

The statement says the El-Wak MPs are the legitimate representatives of the Gedo region in the 11th Federal Parliament inaugurated on April 14 in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. 

News Keydmedia Online | 8 May 2022

The latest reports suggest that Kenyan forces managed to push back the attackers and remain in control of the base camp which is key for their military operations against Al-Shabaab in the region.

News Keydmedia Online | 7 May 2022

In the past, human rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have faulted the outcome of Africom’s probes claiming that they are inadequate and result in zero accountability.

News Keydmedia Online | 7 May 2022

That means a candidate must be a Somali citizen who is also a Muslim and aged 40 or older. A contestant must also possess knowledge and experience commensurate to the position.

News Keydmedia Online | 7 May 2022

Farmajo warned against abuse of office and called public officials to uphold government reputation at all times in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, on Tuesday evening.

News Keydmedia Online | 7 May 2022

The conclusion of negotiations for the renewal of the programme is also a required part of a deal to slash Somalia's debt from more than $5 billion to around a 10th of that.

News Keydmedia Online | 5 May 2022

The EU in its statement expressed “its deep appreciation to ATMIS’s (the AU Transition Mission in Somalia) troop and police-contributing countries for their continued support in the fight against terror.”

News Keydmedia Online | 5 May 2022

International pressure, including threats by the International Monetary Fund to suspend the debt review programme, has pushed Somali politicians back into the electoral schedule.

News Keydmedia Online | 5 May 2022

Said Ahmed's taxi bill for the period from September 2021 to March 2022 was around 6,500 euros, totaling 212 trips, some of which he admitted could have been classified as leisure trips.

News Keydmedia Online | 4 May 2022

The African Union (AU) and troop-contributing countries typically do not release casualty numbers after attacks. Neither Burundi nor the AU responded to requests for comment on casualties.