China contributes US$2 million to humanitarian response in Somalia

As the devastating drought in Somalia shows no sign of ending, UNICEF’s lifesaving work for women and children has received a boost from the...

Somali pirates set to return home from India

At least 80 Somali nationals released from Indian jails are expected to arrive in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Saturday. Speaking to VOA Somali Service,...

Somali Govt denies reports of mortar attack in Mogadishu

The security ministry of Somalia's Federal Government has strongly refuted reports of a mortar attack in Mogadishu on Wednesday night by Al Shabaab militants. The...

Somali President and Kin Salman discuss on bilateral relations

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed regional issues at al-Salam Palace with visiting President of Somalia Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo. During...

Senator Abdi Qeybdid speaks attack on his residence in Mogadishu

Masked men who appeared to be members of the Somali security forces raided the house of a powerful Somali senator on Saturday, but the...

UN humanitarian chief says needs far outstrip donations

The growing need for food, medicine and shelter by millions of people facing conflicts and crises around the world is far outstripping the increased...

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...

At least 7 civilians killed by airstrike in Southern Somalia

At least seven members of the same family were reported to have been killed in an airstrike by unidentified foreign warplanes in southern Somalia...

UN slams U.S. indiscriminate airstrikes in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) was responsible for killing or maiming 42 children last year, the United Nations secretary-general said in a...

US strikes ISIS fighters in Somalia for 1st time

The U.S. military for the first time has conducted two airstrikes against Islamic State group fighters in Somalia. A U.S. official says the strikes were...