AMISOM appeals for restraint on political standoff in Southwest State

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

Kenya urged to withdraw KDF forces from Somalia

A civil society lobby has petitioned the High Court to compel the Government withdraw KDF forces from Somalia. I n the case filed on Friday, civil...

Kenya says Police killed most wanted Al shabaab commander

Anti-terror police have shot dead wanted terrorist Hussein Said Omar in Bamburi, Mombasa. He was one of the Al Shabaab militantsbehind the Mpeketoni attack...

Uganda courts accused of targeting Muslims

A Ugandan court this week jailed four members of a Muslim sect for life on terrorism charges, a judgment denounced by some as the...

Somalia: HirShabelle Election Commission officially launched

The Parliament speaker of HirShabelle, Sheikh Osman Barre has announced the Interim Election Commission following the ouster of Ex President Ali Abdullahi Osoble this...

Aster distributes food among famine affected people in Somalia

Aster Volunteers joined hands with Al Hayat Foundation humanitarian workers in Somalia, to support the ongoing relief efforts and aid in the safe distribution...

US vows to intensify pressure against Al-Shabaab

The United States has vowed to continue supporting Somalia and East African countries in dealing with the threat of terror posed by Al-Shabaab terrorists. US...

Kenya arrests Burundi nationals while headed to join Al-shabaab

Four Burundi nationals were Tuesday morning arrested at Merile area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway, Isiolo County while headed to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab militia. Police say...

Ethiopia PM woos stakeholders to help resolve Oromo-Somali conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on major stakeholders to assist the government to achieve a durable peace among the feuding parties in...

Somalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo in Effort to Defeat al-Shabab

The Somali government has repeated its plea for world leaders to lift an international arms embargo, as the aid-dependent Horn of Africa nation continues...