AMISOM trains Somali police officers on countering IEDs

The police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is conducting a 10-day training course on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) for...

NISA forces targeted in IED explosion near Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has ripped through an army convoy carrying soldiers serving with the National Security and Intelligence Agency near Mogadishu on...

Puntland accuses Somaliland of attacking its territory to disrupt Farmajo’s visit

Puntland has on Monday accused Somaliland of launching an attack on its territory to disrupt President Farmajo's historic visit to the region. In the statement...

A top Somali general shot dead in Mogadishu

A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his deputy has...

Somali PM flies to Switzerland for World Economic Forum

Prime Minister of Somalia's Federal government Hassan Ali Khaire has on Monday left Mogadishu for Switzerland for a World Economic Forum. The PM accompanied by...

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...

UK Ambassador meets with Southwest President in Baidoa

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Somalia, David Concar has paid a visit to Baidoa, the interim administrative capital of Southwest state...

Mandera police kill two KDF soldiers in friendly fire

Two soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a shootout with AP officers at Sheikh Barrow in Mandera County. Local administrators said the Kenya Defence Forces troops...

Detained Somali Children Face Abuse, says HRW report

Somali authorities are unlawfully detaining and at times prosecuting in military courts children with alleged ties to the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab, Human Rights...

Uganda to host AMISOM leaders in key Somalia summit

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni will on March 2 convene a Summit of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in...