East African bloc IGAD trains Somalis on counter radicalization

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is holding a five-day program in Djibouti that trains Somali personnel on counter radicalization, disengagement and reintegration. The program...

UN in Somalia condemns ‘barbaric’ bombings in Mogadishu

The United Nations in Somalia strongly condemned yesterday's  blasts in the capital, Mogadishu, which reportedly killed or injured dozens of people. In a tweet, the...

HirShabelle minister passes away in Mogadishu after illness

A member of Somalia's the southern Federal Member State of HirShabelle has been confirmed dead at a hospital in the capital, Mogadishu on Sunday...

EU Training Mission in Somalia suffers another setback

The Netherlands is set to withdraw from the EU Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM-S) by April. It currently has 15 soldiers serving with the mission,...

India hosts Int’l conference on combating Al shabaab militants

The Brics Summit 2017 issued a declaration in Xiamen today urging all nations to adopt a comprehensive approach to combat terrorism. The Brics Declaration voiced...

AU summit ends in Mauritania with advisory decisions on Somalia

The 31st summit of the African Union wrapped up late Monday in Mauritania’s capital with advisory decisions on Libya, Somalia and South Sudan. Attending the...

US says airstrike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab militants

The United States military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, killing three “terrorists.” The U.S. Africa Command statement says...

AU, UN and Somalia hold crisis meeting on Mogadishu bombing

A crisis meeting bringing together the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN), the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and other key stakeholders to review...

East Africa bloc to train Somalia officials on Kenyan, Ethiopian experience

Africa’s regional bloc said Saturday it will hold an experience sharing workshop on federalism and devolution for Somalia government officials in Ethiopia next week. The...

U.S. court upholds travel ban for Somalia

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a controversial travel ban affecting citizens of Libya and Somalia hoping to enter the U.S. will...