Kenyan soldier appears in court over kidnapping of three Somalis

A Kenyan Military soldier was arraigned in court over kidnapping charges on Wednesday. Mohamed Sharmake Abdi of Kahawa Barracks and his accomplices were arrested for...

Al-Shabaab claims killing of a former electoral delegate in Mogadishu

Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the murder of an elder involved in the election of current members of Somali parliament the Wadajir district in the...

Ethiopian and Eritrean foreign ministers land in Mogadishu

Two delegations led by Foreign Ministers of Eritrea Osman Salah and Ethiopia Workneh Gebeyehu have arrived in Mogadishu. The delegates were received by Somali minister...

Mogadishu streets closed ahead of foreign delegation arrival

A joint delegation from Eritrea and Ethiopia will be arriving in Mogadishu in the forthcoming hours, sources confirmed. The Foreign Ministers from the two horn...

US military says 60 Al-Shabaab members killed in fresh airstrike

A recent U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed about 60 al Shabaab militants in the largest strike against the group in nearly a year, the...

Ethiopia’s PM names Ahmed Shide as finance minister

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday named Ahmed Shide as finance minister to replace Abraham Tekeste, the state broadcaster said. Shide was government spokesman...

Kenya on alert over imminent Al-Shabaab attack on soft targets

Kenya security agencies on high alert after intelligence reports indicated that Al Shabaab could be planning a major attack on areas near Kenya’s border with...

Al-Shabaab launches attack on Jowhar town, kills one soldier

At least one soldier was killed and two others injured in fierce fighting with suspected Al-Shabaab fighters in Middle Shabelle region. Reports say the fighting...

Somali Senate opens its fourth session in Mogadishu

The fourth session of the Somali  Upper House has officially opened today at the capital Mogadishu, after three months of break. Hundreds of security forces...

AMISOM and Somali forces undergo training on civil-military cooperation

Officers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali national security forces are attending a four-day workshop to familiarise themselves with the...