Three die as Al-Shabaab targets Mandera border wall workers

Three people have been killed and one seriously injured after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device in Mandera. Mandera South Deputy County Commissioner...

UN calls on Somalia to ensure future poll not marred by human rights abuse

The Somali government has been urged to take steps to ensure future elections are not marred by the human rights violations, UN reports said Monday. The...

Somali authorities search for aid workers kidnapped by gunmen

Somali security forces are searching for five aid workers who were kidnapped by gunmen in the south-west of the country. Reports indicate that the aid...

Eritrean foreign minister pays visit to Somalia

Eritrean Foreign affairs Minister Osman Saleh and Afwerki's Presidential adviser, Yemane Gebreab arrived in Mogadishu on Monday for high-level talks with Somalia leaders. On arrival...

British Military steps up women, peace and security efforts

During his visit, Gavin Williamson thanked troops for their work, which ranges from delivering infantry training for partner militaries tackling terrorism, to teaching soldiers...

Mogadishu seaport set to operate for 24 hours

Somali government officials have announced last night that the main Mogadishu seaport will begin a 24-hour port operation from now. The move is aimed to improve Mogadishu port...

AMISOM boss orders compulsory joint operations with Somali army

The commander of African Union Mission in Somalia, Lt. Gen. Jim Owoyesigire, has ordered all troops in the conflict-torn country to conduct permanent joint...

Saudi sends back ship carrying Somali livestock

Saudi Arabia has sent back a cargo ship carrying thousands of livestock exported from Somalia, citing “Rift Valley fever”. The ship carrying 27,000 sheep and goats...

Somali couple with alleged link to Al Shabaab arrested in US

A refugee couple in Tucson arrested by authorities and are facing numerous charges of falsifying immigration documents, including lying to federal officials about the...

Six Ethiopians killed in Djibouti

Witnesses in Djibouti say six people of Ethiopian origin have been killed in alleged revenge attacks over the past three days. The witnesses said the...