AMISOM convenes humanitarian facilitation training in HirShabelle

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held a one-day training for partners in Jowhar, the administrative capital of HirShabelle state, to familiarize them...

Al Shabaab militants ambush UPDF convoy in southern Somalia

Heavily armed Al Shabaab fighters were reported to have attacked a military convoy carrying peacekeepers from Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) in southern Somalia. The...

Search for al Shabaa recruiters ongoing after KDF rescues 13

Security forces in Kilifi are looking for three al Shabaab recruiters who are behind a syndicate luring youths to join the terror gang in...

Qatar condemns deadly suicide attack in Somalia

Qatar has strongly condemned the bombing of a market in Wanlaweyn town in southern Somalia, killing at least 10 and wounding several others on...

Troops step up efforts to counter IED attacks on convoys

Following increased Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks Amisom troops are being trained on how to detect the device that recently claimed lives of seven...

Kenya urged to withdraw KDF forces from Somalia

A civil society lobby has petitioned the High Court to compel the Government withdraw KDF forces from Somalia. I n the case filed on Friday, civil...

Al shabaab militants attack key town near Somali capital

A fierce fighting broke out on Sunday night in Afgoye town, about 30Km northwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after fighters from Al-Shabab have...

US to probe claims of Somali civilians killed

The U.S. military says it will look into claims that several civilians, including children, were killed in a U.S.-backed operation by Somalia’s army. A statement...

Somalia: HirShabelle Election Commission officially launched

The Parliament speaker of HirShabelle, Sheikh Osman Barre has announced the Interim Election Commission following the ouster of Ex President Ali Abdullahi Osoble this...

Assailants abduct, kill Elders in El Wak, near Kenyan border

Two well-known elders were reported to have been killed in El Wak, a town near Somali border with Kenya on Friday night, residents said. The...