Kenyan Police given OK to hold suspects in Nairobi courthouse plot

A court ruled Friday that Kenyan police can continue detaining five people who allegedly planned to attack a Nairobi courthouse so a Muslim cleric...

Puntland forces detain suspected masterminds of Af-Urur attack

Lieutenant colonel Abdirashid Abdirahin Ismail, a senior Puntland official said the region's security forces have detained several suspects in connection with Friday's blasts in Af...

Somali Migrants caught in Libya clashes evacuated, says UNHCR

Hundreds of migrants held in a detention centre south of the Libyan capital were evacuated this week amid fierce clashes between armed groups, the...

Israel frees 207 African migrants from prison

Israel on Sunday freed 207 African migrants from prison following a supreme court ruling after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu controversially reversed a deal with...

Jubbaland troops clash with Al shabaab militants in Gedo

Jubbaland forces, backed by Somali National Army (SNA) launched an attack against Al shabaab stronghold in Gedo region, southwest of Somalia on Monday. Heavy confrontation...

East African bloc calls for sustaining peace in warring Somalia regions

Africa's regional bloc IGAD on Tuesday called on the international community to sustain and build peace between Somalia's rival regional states of Puntland and...

AMISOM receives 19 combat vehicles from United States

The African Union force Amisom Monday received 19 combat vehicles from the US boosting its capacity in its fight against Al-Shabaab and stabilizing Somalia. The...

HirShabelle president condoles death of minister

Hirshabelle State President, Mohamed Abdi Ware has offered his condolences at the passing of the deputy minister for trade, Saeed Hashi Tohow who died in Mogadishu. “It...

President Siilaanyo praises Somalialand’s peaceful Presidential vote

The outgoing President of the Somalia's northern breakaway republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud Siilaanyo has applauded Nov 13 Presidential election as "peaceful and...

Kenyan police probe killing of two Al-Shabaab returnees

The Kenyan police on Wednesday launched an investigation into the killing of two suspected Al-Shabaab returnees in the coastal county of Kwale. Kwale police commandant...