UN says 22.4 million people severely food insecure in Horn of Africa

The United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) revealed on Wednesday that 22.4 million people in the Horn of Africa region need food aid. In...

Thousands dead in Somali disease outbreaks

MORE than 200 people have died after raging outbreaks of cholera and measles in drought-stricken Somalia. At least 1 155 deaths from cholera have been...

Arrest of Iranian fishermen by Somalia illegal

Deputy Governor General of Sistan and Balochestan province for security and disciplinary affairs said on Tuesday that arrest of Konarak Port sailors by Somalia...

ONLF leaders to arrive in Jigjiga, the capital of Somali regional state in Ethiopia

The leadership of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) is expected to arrive in Jigjiga town on Sunday. Authorities of Somali regional state are in...

At least 8 wounded in a new airstrike in Southern Somalia

At least 8 people, including the wife of Al-Shabaab commander, were reported to have been wounded in a new airstrike in Gedo region of...

AMISOM holds meeting on Military Operations Coordination Committee

The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held its 26th Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 August...

Al Shabaab attacks Somali military base in Lower Shabelle region

Al Shabaab fighters have launched a daring overnight against Somali army barracks in the southern Lower Shabelle region last night. The local residents in Bula-Mareer town...

Kenya on alert after ‘deadliest’ Somalia explosion

Security agencies in Kenya have been placed on high alert after a truck bomb exploded in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing 276 people. “Officers are on high...

Assailants hurl grenade at security checkpoint in Mogadishu

Assailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a grenade bomb at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital...

Jubbaland readies an anti-al-shabaab push, says minister

Jubbaland administration in southern Somalia announced it has mobilized hundreds of troops for fresh offensives against the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab militants. Jubbaland security minister Abdirashid...