Kenya launches manhunt for al-Shabab returnees in coast region

Kenya's security officers in coastal Lamu County have started an operation to flush out al-Shabab returnees who have secretly come back and refused to...

UN pledges $2.7 million to help Somaliland communities affected by cyclone

The UN on Tuesday pledged 2.7 million U.S. dollars to help Somaliland communities affected by the cyclone which left at least 25 people dead...

Somaliland arrests demonstrators, journalists covering rally in Las Anod

Police in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters and two journalists at a demonstration in a town whose ownership is disputed...

Kenyan Police arrest three Al shabaab suspects

Kenya Police have arrested three Al shabaab suspects in Nyeri County and put key installations in Mt Kenya under surveillance. Two institutions in Nyeri, one...

Mogadishu security is improving, says mayor

The mayor of Mogadishu, Abdirahman Yarisow is now optimistic about the security of the capital amid ongoing routine operations to restore peace and stability. Speaking...

Parliamentary staffer shot dead in Mogadishu attack

Armed Assailants believed to be Al-Shabaab assassins have on Monday afternoon shot dead Parliamentary staffer in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, Police and witnesses said. The victim,...

Kenyan security forces detain 10 Somalis at the border

The security forces of Kenya were reported to have arrested at least 7 Somali nationals at Liboi, a town near the border between Somalia...

Gunmen kill a prominent Somali Elder in Mogadishu

Suspected Al-Shabaab assailants have shot and killed a prominent Somali elder in Mogadishu on Sunday afternoon, the latest in a string of killings in...

AU urges external actors to refrain from action against progress in Somalia

The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expressed concern on Sunday over increasing instances of external interference by non-African actors...

Car bomb explosion kills at least one person in Somali capital

A witness says at least one person was killed in a huge car bomb blast in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning. The explosion...