Rights group Watch calls for probe of Mukhtar Robow

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged the Somali government to investigate alleged human rights abuses by a former deputy leader of the militant group...

Somali govt welcomes Robow’s defection [Statement]

Somali Federal government has welcomed the defection of Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali "Abu Mansur" from Al Shabaab. In a statement, the government said it is...

Somalia: Gunmen kill a civilian near Mogadishu

Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a civilian in the outskirts of Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, witness and official said. The killing took...

Suspected Al Shabaab attack kills 5 policemen in Kenya’s east

A Kenyan government official says suspected al-Shabab extremists have killed five police officers in an ambush in the country's east. Northeastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh...

Thousands dead in Somali disease outbreaks

MORE than 200 people have died after raging outbreaks of cholera and measles in drought-stricken Somalia. At least 1 155 deaths from cholera have been...

Robow speaks to media in Mogadishu, renounces violence

Former Al shabaab deputy leader and spokesman Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali known as "Abu Mansur" has fir the first time faced the media in...

One dead after gunmen open fire on Car in Mogadishu

At least one person was confirmed dead, several injured after unknown gunmen have opened fire on a vehicle in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday...

Hirshabelle State Parliament kicks out President Osoble

HirShabelle MPs have voted to oust the state President Ali Abdullahi Osoble on Monday following a no confidence, putting the region in unprecedented a new...

Somali refugee arrested over pirate attack on Italian oil tanker

Italian police have arrested a 24-year-old Somali asylum seeker on charges of being one of a gang of jihadist pirates who seized an Italian...

Car bomb kills at least one in center of Somali capital

At least one person reported to have been killed, several were left wounded in a huge car bomb explosion in Somali capital, Mogadishu on...