Puntland, Somaliland troops clash near Tukaraq town

Armed forces from Puntland and Somaliland clashed near Tukaraq village in Sool region on Sunday morning, an army source said. “Clash between Puntland and Somaliland...

Somalia: Displaced Populations Hard Hit by Drought

Internally displaced continue to be among the most vulnerable in Somalia as a drastic increase in displacement this year due to drought is putting...

Mandera police kill two KDF soldiers in friendly fire

Two soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a shootout with AP officers at Sheikh Barrow in Mandera County. Local administrators said the Kenya Defence Forces troops...

Global action keeping famine at bay but failing to prevent suffering

Nearly seven months after the United Nations issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, north-east...

AMISOM receives 19 combat vehicles from United States

The African Union force Amisom Monday received 19 combat vehicles from the US boosting its capacity in its fight against Al-Shabaab and stabilizing Somalia. The...

UN Decries Destruction Of IDP Settlements In Somalia

The UN senior relief official in Somalia on Monday decried reports of destruction of internally displaced persons (IDPs) settlements, along with humanitarian infrastructure in...

Mandera slowly reviving after years of Al-Shabaab attacks

Mandera town is slowly getting back to life after years of endless deadly attacks by the dreaded Al-Shabaab militants from neighboring Somalia. Businesses are now...

East African bloc IGAD trains Somalis on counter radicalization

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is holding a five-day program in Djibouti that trains Somali personnel on counter radicalization, disengagement and reintegration. The program...

UN decries attacks targeting aid workers in Somalia

Attacks on aid workers delivering supplies in Somalia have increased this year with some resulting in deaths of staff, a senior UN humanitarian official...

Qalbi Dhagah’s rendition was unlawful, says Somali parliament

Months-long investigation into the extradition of a rebel leader to Ethiopia has come to a conclusion, with the parliamentarian inquiry found that incorrect information...