US military explains Somalia presence

The U.S. response to the challenges in Somalia has been to work with the Federal Government and the Federal Member state administrations, in coordination...

Farmajo says US, Qatar Development Investment Pacts Vital for Somalia

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has acknowledged the US comprehensive bilateral development agreement as a remarkable partnership that builds on efforts and commitments towards aspirations...

East African bloc IGAD trains Somalis on counter radicalization

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is holding a five-day program in Djibouti that trains Somali personnel on counter radicalization, disengagement and reintegration. The program...

Puntland Police officer killed in a car bomb explosion in Galkayo

A senior Puntland Police officer was killed on Wednesday in a car bomb explosion occurred in Galkayo town located in Somalia's central conflict-torn Mudug...

Somali president refusing to meet Israel’s Netanyahu

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed has refused to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to Kenya. Farmajo was in Kenya to attend...

UPDF commander says al-Shabaab still a threat in Somalia

UPDF Land Forces Commander, Maj. Gen. Peter Elwelu, says the threat of Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia is still real and that the national army...

Al Shabaab claims killing 4 soldiers in IED blast near Beledweyne

Al Shabaab has claimed to have killed at least four Somali government soldiers in a landmine explosion occurred on the outskirts of Beledweyne in...

Gunmen kill a prominent Somali Elder in Barawe town

Unidentified assailants have shot and killed a prominent Somali Elder in Somalia's southern town of Barawe on Tuesday night. Eyewitnesses said two men armed with...

Somali leaders wrap up their two-day meeting in Mogadishu

Representatives from 25 countries and 6 multilateral organizations, as well as representatives from all of Somalia’s Federal Member States and the Benadir Regional...

AMISOM participates in high-level forum on Peace and Security

A high-level annual conference on Peace and Security, aimed at mobilizing efforts to address common challenges facing the African continent, is underway in Lusaka,...