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Northeastern State Leader Denounces Decisions from National Consultative Council (NCC) Summit

In Garowe, Said Abdullahi Deni, the leader of Northeastern State, expressed his opposition to the decisions made during the recent National Consultative Council meeting in Mogadishu. Deni stated that the meeting lacked consensus and did not benefit the people of Somalia. Addressing local reporters in Garowe, Deni criticized the few individuals making decisions that do not represent the sentiments of the community. He called the meeting a waste of time and urged for a more sensible approach to address the complex situation…

Successful Conclusion of National Consultative Council (NCC) Gathering in Mogadishu

In Mogadishu, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud wrapped up a four-day National Consultative Council gathering on Friday alongside federal and regional leaders. During the meeting, leaders delved into security matters, endorsed amendments to the constitution's first four sections, and urged parliament to expedite the approval process for the remaining sections, keeping in mind prior agreements made by the Council. The consensus dispels speculations that Jubaland, Southwest, Galmudug, and Hirshabelle leaders were…

Saudi Deputy Minister actively engages in regional Arab conference on Somalia affairs.

Abdulrahman Al-Rassi led the Saudi delegation in a meeting of Arab ministers in Bahrain to show support for Somalia. The Deputy Minister for International Multilateral Affairs of Saudi Arabia participated in discussions about Somalia's sovereignty and territorial integrity being threatened. The group emphasized the need for Arab countries to work together on common issues and to uphold the sovereignty of nations in accordance with international laws. Those present included Abdulaziz Al-Matar, Saudi Arabia’s Permanent…

Somali President Unveils National Consultative Council Summit in Bustling Mogadishu

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud led the National Consultative Council session in Mogadishu. Federal and state leaders will discuss country's political situation, security, and upcoming elections. The summit was delayed from April due to tensions among leaders. Prime Minister Hamse Abdi Barre and regional leaders are participating. Northeastern State of Somalialeader Said Deni skipped the summit due to recent constitutional changes.

Key Political Figures from Jubbaland, Southwest, and Galmudug Unite in Mogadishu for National Consultative Conference

In a recent development, the Presidents of Southwest, Jubbaland, and Galmudug states arrived in Mogadishu amid ongoing regional disputes. They gathered for the National Consultative Council meeting to discuss terrorism and constitutional reforms. The arrival of these regional leaders is a crucial step in promoting dialogue at the national level. They were warmly received by a delegation led by Minister Ali Yusuf Ali Hosh upon their arrival in Mogadishu. This meeting follows several delays and setbacks, including the…

High-Stakes Meeting Between Somalia’s Prime Minister and Kenya’s Deputy President Sparks Diplomatic Dialogue in Nairobi

Somalia's PM engages in high-level discussions with Kenya's vice president in Nairobi. At the bidding of the Deputy President of Kenya, Hamza Abdi Barre, Prime Minister of Somalia, paid an official visit to Kenya from May 6 to May 8, 2024. Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and PM Hamza Abdi Barre met in Nairobi on May 7, 2024, engaging in talks focused on various bilateral, regional, and international matters of shared importance. During the talks, both leaders acknowledged the strong historical ties between their nations…

Highly-Anticipated Meeting between Somali Prime Minister and Kenyan Officials Boosts Cooperation

Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre touched down in Nairobi on Monday for the Kenya-Somalia Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) high-level conference happening from May 3 to 6, 2024. Top-ranking Kenyan government officials and Somali Ambassador to Kenya, Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, enthusiastically greeted the Prime Minister's delegation at the airport. Ambassador Abdulle expressed to reporters, "Somalia and Kenya have never been closer. Prime Minister Barre's visit will strengthen this bond and create new opportunities…

Enhancing Collaboration: Kenya and Somalia Forge Stronger Ties at Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting in Nairobi

Nairobi - High-ranking officials from Somalia and Kenya are currently participating in the Kenya-Somalia Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) meeting in Kenya, scheduled to run from May 3 to May 6, 2024. Leading the Somali delegation is Mohamed Fatir, the Director of Africa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, along with Ambassador Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, who serves as the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to Kenya. The conference is divided into two parts: the joint technical…

Strategic Meeting Between Somalian Deputy Prime Minister and Turkish Foreign Minister at OIC Summit

Somali Deputy Prime Minister Salah Ahmed Jama recently met with Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Hakan Fidan in Banjul, Gambia, during the 15th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Discussions focused on ways to strengthen bilateral relations and enhance cooperation between Turkey and Somalia on the sidelines of the Islamic Summit Conference. Turkey and Somalia have deepened their ties since the beginning of 2024, signing agreements on defense, economic cooperation, and oil and gas collaboration.…

Global Alliance Vows Ongoing Backing for Somalia at Quint Summit in London

As the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia draws to a close, there is a recognition of the need for Somalia to assume full responsibility for its own security. The coalition discussed the financial and operational challenges involved in transitioning from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia to a new support mission. They pledged to assist Somalia in securing funding for this mission and improving its national security capabilities. Key discussions at the meeting centered around supporting the Somali…

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