Failed rains leave Somalis fearful

Having teetered on the brink of famine throughout much of 2017, rain over the final three months of the year was expected to bring...

AU congratulates SFG for holding high-level forum on Security

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira congratulates the...

Somali military court sentences militants for role in deadly blast

A court in the Somalia capital Mogadishu has sentenced a man to death for his role in the suicide bomb attacks in October 2017. The...

Fighter jets conduct airstrike on Al-Shabab held town in Somalia

Unidentified warplanes were reported to have conducted a large-scale airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia, amid ground military operations in the country. The jets targeted...

Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab. Federal prosecutors say the man was...

Al-Shabaab launches massive attack on Somali military base

Somalia’s al Shabaab group said on Monday its fighters had attacked a military base in the south of the country, killing 27 soldiers. “We first...

Somali Parliament registers candidates for the speaker election

The interim parliamentary electoral committee is registering for the second consecutive day the candidates vying for the seat of the house's speaker. Five candidates, including...

Abdirahman Abdishkur to appear in appeal court

Former Somalia's Planning Minister Abdirahman Abdishkur is expected to appear in Benadir regional appear court on Wednesday. The politician has been accused of treason charges...

Somaliland declares drought in its regions, appeals for aid

Certain regions in Somaliland have been declared drought-hit by the government on Tuesday according to Disaster Preparedness and Food Storage Authority. This was announced by...

Southwest state President urged to resign over incompetence

Aden Mohamed Nur known as "Saran-Soor" has called on the President of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of Southwest, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden to resign. Nur...