Gulf crisis threatens East Africa peace efforts, EU warns

Diplomatic tensions between countries in the Gulf are threatening peace efforts in East Africa, particularly in the Horn of Africa, the EU's special envoy...

UK training Kenyan troops in Somalia to Counter IEDs

Personnel from RAF Honington are training Kenyan Army personnel who will be deploying to Somalia as part of the fight against Al-Shabaab. The RAF Regiment gunners have...

Uganda forces make money in the AU mission in Somalia

326 Police Officers from Uganda Police Force have sat for the Assistance to Mission Support Examinations. The exams set by the African Union were conducted...

Somali Prime minister pays two-day visit to Ethiopia

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire is scheduled to hold talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Abiye Ahmed following an official invitation from Ethiopian authorities. A...

Medical group says many migrants killed in Libya escape

Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya and there...

Somali leader urges calm after clashes in disputed north

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has urged troops from two rival provinces to halt their fire after heavy clashes in a disputed northern border...

Al-Shabaab militants raid Komor Haile mosque, preach for hours

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants invaded a mosque on the Kenya-Somalia border and preached to the residents for about five hours. A Mandera police report revealed an...

US airstrike in against al-Shabab near Mogadishu kills 10 fighters

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike outside Somalia's capital that killed 10 Al-Shabaab militants. The U.S. Africa Command says it has...

AU confirms ISIS infiltration in countries, including Somalia

Islamic State has come to be known as the most dangerous jihadist groups, after making gains in Syria and Iraq in the recent past. The...

Al-Shabaab attacks separate military bases in Lower Shabelle region

The Al Qaeda-allied Al-Shabaab militants have launched well-organized overnight attacks on several Somali military bases in the country's southern volatile Lower Shabelle region. The first attack...