HirShabelle state appoints a new administration to Hiran region

The authorities in Hirshabelle state on Friday appointed a new mayor for Beledweyne, the headquarters of Hiiraan region to end two-month-long vacant position. In a...

Al-Shabaab claims killing three soldiers in attack near Afgoye

The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab said Saturday it has killed at least 3 Somali government soldiers in an attack near Afgoye town, situated about 30Km northwest...

Former Somali president calls for ceasefire in Tukaraq

Former Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has called for an immediate end to the fighting between Puntland and the breakaway region of Somaliland in...

Somali PM says no deal reached with Ethiopia on seaports

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire rejected reports that President Farmajo has inked an official trade agreement with its neighbouring Ethiopian government last Saturday. Speaking...

Farmajo jets off to Addis Ababa for an extra-ordinary IGAD summit

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo left Mogadishu for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital on Thursday morning, his office has confirmed. According to a statement released by...

King Burmadow released from prison after presidential pardon

Somaliland says it has released King Osman Aw Mohamud, known as "Burmadow" from a jail in Hargeisa city on Wednesday. The release of the elder...

Kenya repatriated thousands of Somali refugees since 2013.

According to a report released by the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) to mark World Refugee Day, the repatriation was done mainly...

Kenya urged to prevent al Shabaab cross-border attacks

Five MPs from Northeastern yesterday urged the government to strengthen security on the Kenya-Somalia border to prevent more attacks by al Shabaab. On Sunday eight...

Mogadishu mayor fires several district officials

The mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman has sacked several Karan district officials in Benadir region. The dismissal was announced through a decree issued...

Car bomb wounds at least two in Somali capital

A witness says at least people were wounded in Mogadishu after an explosive device fitted into to their luxury car exploded on the main...