AU, UN envoys assess security in Somalia ahead of troops exit

The United Nations and African Union envoys in Somalia have kicked off security assessment visits across the Horn of Africa nation ahead of the...

IED blast hits Somali capital, no casualties

An explosion occurred last night in Mogadishu, the Somali capital amidst tight security measures against Al Shabaab by government special forces "Mogadishu Stabilization unit." The blast...

Perpetrator of 2016 attack at Ohio State acted alone: FBI

A Somali immigrant who wounded 11 people in a car and knife attack at Ohio State University a year ago was influenced by the...

AMISOM participates in high-level forum on Peace and Security

A high-level annual conference on Peace and Security, aimed at mobilizing efforts to address common challenges facing the African continent, is underway in Lusaka,...

Two people including Govt soldiers shot dead in Mogadishu

At least two people, among them a Somali government soldier was shot dead in separate incidents in Mogadishu on Saturday night. A witness said gunmen...

Somali defence minister urges troops to defend the country

The newly appointed Somalia's Minister of defense Mohamed Mursal has called on the national army soldiers to defend the country from the Al Qaeda-linked...

Gunmen murder a district official in Mogadishu

Unidentified gunmen, thought to be Al Shabaab assassins have shot and killed a Somali district official in Mogadishu on Saturday. Witnesses confirmed to Radio Shabelle that...

Sustained cooperation vital to address Somalia’s challenges, says UN envoy

In a year which saw millions of Somali civilians displaced by armed conflict and thousands more killed and wounded in violence, the United Nations...

Suspected US drone carries out an airstrike near Awdhegle town

A suspected unmanned US aircraft carried out an airstrike in Lower Shabelle region of Southern Somalia on Tuesday, the first raid in the beginning...

Kitui East MP threatens to evict Somali herders in 10 days

Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai has asked all Somali herders in his constituency to leave in 10 days. In a post on his official Facebook...