UN calls for civilian protection and tackle impunity in Somalia

Human Rights Watch welcomes the Independent Expert’s new report. As noted, much needs to be done to ensure that Somalia’s state-building efforts improve civilian...

Former Somali Foreign Minister dies in US at age 79

Former Somali's longtime-serving minister of foreign affairs, Abdirahman Jama Barre has passed away in US at the age of 79, his family has confirmed...

Deadly perfume warned to arrive in Somalia markets

The Algerian Ministry of Defence is thought to be behind a warning against purchasing a deadly perfume Relax. The warning has been shared widely...

Somali forces carry out massive security sweep in Mogadishu

Somali forces have carried out a massive security sweep in Mogadishu days after Al Shabaab launched a deadly siege at Naasa Hablod 2 hotel...

Somalia MPS undergo training on gender equality in Uganda

A group of 30 Somali legislators are undergoing training in leadership and gender-equality meant to equip them with new skills and knowledge, needed in...

Somali President returns to Mogadishu

A delegation headed by Somali President H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has returned to the capital on Sunday after wrapping up a two-day visit to...

Political Uncertainty as Protests Spread in Ethiopia

At least 15 people were killed on December 11, 2017, when members of the Ethiopian Defense Force fired on peaceful protesters. The demonstration was prompted...

Int’l partners express concern over efforts to create new State in Hiiran

The United Nations, the African Union, the European Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are...

Minster Hosh details his working trip to Puntland

Somalia’s Minister of Constitution Abdirahman Hosh Jibril is in Garowe for talks. The minister told reporters that his trip to Garowe aimed to hold consultation...

Four Kenyan Police officers killed in Lamu attack

Al Shabaab has claimed to kill at least four Kenyan Police officers in a fresh attack in the coastal town of Lamu, the latest...