Germany ends military mission in Somalia

The German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) have officially concluded their participation in an eight-year-long European military mission in Somalia, a spokesperson for the Ministry of...

Troops loyal to embattled speaker seize parliament building

Heavily armed soldiers loyal to lower house speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari seized control of the parliament building in Mogadishu ahead on impeachment motion against him. The...

Bodies of eight UPDF soldiers killed in Somalia flown to Uganda

Bodies of the eight Ugandan soldiers killed in the Sunday al-Shabaab attacks on Uganda People’s Defence Force’s (UPDF) camps in Somalia were this afternoon...

Somali MPs to vote on the impeachment motion against speaker

The lawmakers of Somalia's Federal parliament are expected to hold on Wednesday a key session with its agenda to vote on an impeachment motion...

Somali parliament speaker rejects calls to resign amid political crisis

They are asking me to resign, but I am not going to resign, I do not work for them,” the words of a defiant...

Shock as young man found dead in Mogadishu

The dead body of a young Somali man was discovered in Mogadishu's Karan district on Tuesday morning amid growing assassinations in the capital by...

Museveni puts death toll of UPDF soldiers in Somalia attack to eight

President Museveni has put the death toll of Ugandan soldiers killed in the Sunday al-Shabaab attacks on UPDF camps in Somalia to eight. In a...

AU Mission in Somalia reviews its ICT capabilities to enhance effectiveness

A team of Information, Communications and Technology Services executives from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), are undertaking a technical and asset review...

Uganda mourns 4 UPDF soldiers killed by Al Shabaab in Somalia

Four UPDF soldiers under AMISOM were killed and six others injured when heavily-armed Al-Shabaab militants attacked an African Union military camp outside Mogadishu on...

AU and UN Special Envoys make an assessment visit to Somalia

The Special Envoys on Funding Consultations for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), made a day’s visit to Mogadishu today, to discuss sustainable...