Shabaab ‘brides’ speak for the first time since arrest three years ago

Two women accused of being members of Al-Shabaab have told a Mombasa court how they ended up in police cells before being charged with...

Nine arrested in attack on Ethiopian PM rally; 165 injured

At least one person was killed and 165 injured when an explosion rocked a rally in Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital,...

IGAD signs cross- border trade policy

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development has adopted a regional policy framework on a cross-border trade that promises to be a lifeline for the region’s...

Somali Attorney General warns against Illegal charcoal trade

Somalia’s Attorney General, Ahmed Ali Dahir, has warned the public against Illegal trade in charcoal, in which the UN security has banned just 6 years ago. In...

No casualties as car bomb goes off in Mogadishu

A car laden with explosives went off on Saturday night near the statue of Sayidka in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, but no casualties were...

President Abdiweli opens 41st session of Puntland Parliament

The president of Somalia's northeastern Federal state of Puntland, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas has formally opened the 41st session of the region's parliament. In his...

One dead, scores wounded in Ethiopia PM’s rally blast

An explosion has struck a large rally by supporters of Ethiopia's new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, killing at least one...

AMISOM says working closely with Somali forces to degrade al-Shabab

The Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday dismissed media reports that its troops are not working closely with Somali forces to degrade...

UAE Relief Ship Arrives At Kismayo Port, Somalia

A UAE ship carrying 824 tonnes of food aid has arrived at Port of Kismayo, Jubaland State, Somalia. The relief ship has been sent in...

Somali forces launch a massive operation in Mogadishu

Somali security forces have launched an operation in the capital, Mogadishu on Saturday following a grenade attack on Waberi district administration HQ. Several suspected were...