EU Naval Force marks 9 years fighting pirates off Somalia

The European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) on Friday marked the ninth anniversary of its Operation Atalanta, the successful counter-piracy operation that has greatly contributed to...

Pentagon Foresees at Least Two More Years of Combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Somali forces drive Al-Shabaab out of fresh areas in Gedo

Somalia security forces have captured several rural areas in Somalia's southwestern Gedo region from Al-Shabaab, an official said Monday. "The government troops retook locations between...

UPDF awarded for good work in Somalia

UPDF battle group 22 which has been serving under African Union Mission in Somalia commonly known as AMISOM commanded by Col Bernard Tuhame has...

U.S. Diplomat’s Resignation Signals Wider Exodus From State Department

An award-winning U.S. diplomat who was seen as a rising star at the State Department has issued a scathing resignation letter, accusing Secretary of...

UN report says 2,078 civilians killed in Somalia 2016-2017

Armed conflict in Somalia continues to exact a heavy toll on civilians, damaging infrastructure and livelihoods, displacing millions of people, and impeding access to...

Somali PM vows to fight any form of corruption

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire said his government is committed to fighting corruption as the country was commemorating Anti-corruption Day. The PM said during...

Two people including Govt soldiers shot dead in Mogadishu

At least two people, among them a Somali government soldier was shot dead in separate incidents in Mogadishu on Saturday night. A witness said gunmen...

Somali President returns to Mogadishu

A delegation headed by Somali President H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has returned to the capital on Sunday after wrapping up a two-day visit to...

UN chief calls for $1 billion in donor contributions to emergency response fund

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday called for $1 billion in donor contributions to the Organization’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – a...