Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for the deadly blast in Galkayo

Al Shabaab said it is behind a suicide blast in Galkayo city, the regional capital of Mudug province in central Somalia which killed at...

Seven soldiers killed in blast targeting Jubbaland troops near Dhobley

At least seven soldiers belonging to Jubbaland state have been killed and several wounded in a landmine blast near the border town of Dhobley...

Canada announces additional funding to support Somalia

Canada is providing assistance to address the critical needs of the millions of people in Somalia who continue to face hunger, disease, displacement, physical...

At least six people killed in a suicide blast in Galkayo town

A witness says six people, including two senior army officials, were confirmed dead and 10 others injured in a deadly suicide explosion in central...

UN Calls On Int’l Community To Support Transition Plan In Somalia

The UN envoy in Somalia has called on the international community to support a transitional plan that seeks to transfer security responsibilities from African...

Car bomb in Somali capital leaves at least two people wounded

At least two people are reported to have been wounded in a car bomb explosion in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu on...

Somalia mulls integration of pro-gov’t militia into security force

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Friday it has kicked off a two-day training on biometric registration for Somalia government staff to...

Over 427,000 people affected by floods across Somalia

At least 427,000 people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains across Somalia in April, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on...

Somali officials says ready to redraw electoral boundaries

Somalia's electoral officials wrapped up their three-day training in Nairobi on Thursday vowing to embark on the electoral boundary delimitation exercise. Somalia's National Independent Electoral...

Somaliland sentences a prominent elder to five year-jail term

Hargeisa regional court has sentenced Boqor Osman aw Muhumed Mohamed to five years in prison. A judge at Hargeisa Regional Court heard a criminal case...