Security fears in East Africa as Amisom starts withdrawing from Somalia

Funding for Somalia’s security forces is becoming one of the major risk factors to stability in the region, as the gradual withdrawal of UN...

6 suspected Somali pirates held in Seychelles face 30 years in prison

Six Somali nationals who were transferred to Seychelles after being caught attacking a container ship and a fishing vessel last month could face 30...

Five children killed in ‘grenade’ explosion in Mandera

Five children were killed on Thursday evening after a bomb went off in Banisa town of Mandera county, officials confirmed. Banisa Sub-County Deputy Commissioner, Mathias...

UNESCO Calls for Investigation Into Death of Journalist in Somalia

UNESCO condemned the recent killing of journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow in Somali and has called for an investigation into his death, the United Nations...

Al-Shabaab Deploys ‘Beautiful Women’ as Spies Against African Troops

Jihadists from one of the deadliest jihadist organizations in Africa, al-Shabaab, are deploying beautiful female spies against security forces combating the al-Qaeda affiliate in...

Ellison wants probe of abuse claims from Somali deportation flight

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on Thursday called for investigations into reports that federal immigration agents have mistreated 92 Somalis who were shackled for 2...

AMISOM donates crime scene investigation equipment to South West State Police Force

A total of 200 officers from Galmudug and Puntland states successfully completed a Joint Police Patrol training held in Gaalkacyo. The 15-day training is aimed...

Two hundred officers complete Joint Police Patrol Training in Gaalkacyo

A total of 200 officers from Galmudug and Puntland states successfully completed a Joint Police Patrol training held in Gaalkacyo. The 15-day training is aimed...

AU says insufficient funding threatens peacekeeping in Somalia

Lack of funding is threatening the operations of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), an African Union (AU) official said Thursday. Francisco Madeira, Special Representative of...

Canada announces $15M humanitarian and development assistance in Kenya

Canada will provide $15 million to support refugees and drought-affected communities in Kenya, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced Wednesday following a visit to the...