UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The...

81 Migrants From Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia Arrested In Libya

Authorities in eastern Libya said they have arrested 81 migrants from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia who had escaped from smugglers after failing to reach...

1 killed as Somali, Kenyan troops clash in border town

A Somali military officer says one Somali soldier has been killed in brief clashes between Somali and Kenyan troops in a border town. Mohamed Ahmed...

UN envoy for Somalia calls for calm and dialogue following clashes

The top United Nations envoy for Somalia has called for calm and dialogue amid reports of clashes between security forces from ‘Somaliland’ and neighbouring...

No detention centre, Somali pirates released from jail accommodated in a room at Yellow...

FIFTEEN SOMALI nationals, who were arrested during anti-piracy operations in January 2011, have been released, after they completed seven-year jail sentence, on January 2....

World Vision condemns eviction of displaced people in Somalia

World Vision has denounced an armed offensive against internally displaced people that have evicted thousands on the outskirts of the Somalia capital, Mogadishu. Aid workers...

Piracy, armed robbery against ships falls to two-decade low

A total of 180 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery were reported in 2017, the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995 when...

11 killed, four abducted in police anti-al Shabab operations in Kenya

Sixteen people were either executed by police or disappeared in counterterrorism operations at the Coast last year, a report by a local rights group...

Certain powers funding Somalia pirates to undermine Iran economy

Iran’s Navy Commander Khanzadi deemed Somalia piracy as a kind of terrorism formed in 2007 by proxy in a bid to undermine the Islamic...

President Kenyatta heads to South Africa Thursday

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to make an official visit to South Africa on Thursday in his first foreign trip since he was sworn-in...