Two explosions hit heavily fortified zone in Mogadishu

Mogadishu has seen yet another deadly attack on Saturday morning amidst tight security measures imposed by the Federal government of Somalia. Today's assault began after...

Norway says will recognize Somalia passport from August

Norway government will be recognising Somalia’s passport for the first time since the fall of the country’s central government in 1990. The Somali government has...

Al-Shabaab carries out attack in Baidoa, kills at least 3 soldiers

The Al Qaeda-affiliated Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab was reported to have carried out an overnight attack in the southern strategic city of Baidoa. At least...

UN says anti-piracy fund has boosted maritime security in Somalia

The UN counter-piracy fund that has been in existence since 2011 has boosted maritime security in Somalia and Western Indian Ocean coastline through enhanced...

US to cut military aid for Africa’s fight against terrorism

The US is set to scale back aid to African military units fighting terrorism, as it realigns its defence strategy to compete with more...

AFRICOM denies reports of carrying out air raid in Somalia

The United States Africa Command has denies reports by local media indicating that U.S military carried out an airstrike in southern Somalia, targeting...

Southwest army claims key victory over Al-Shabab in Bay region

The deputy commissioner of Bay regional administration on the security said Southwest army made gains against Al-Shabaab following battle in the region. The fighting erupted...

U.S. appoints new ambassador to Somalia

President Trump on Wednesday announced his ambassador picks for Somalia and Nicaragua, aiming to reduce the number of vacant ambassador positions. Trump nominated Donald Yamamoto...

Kenya, U.S. call for more efforts to stabilize Somalia

Kenya and the United States on Wednesday called for more efforts to stabilize Somalia and South Sudan, saying regional stability is crucial for economic...

Suspected Shabaab militants raid police post, officer missing

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked a police post in Garissa on Tuesday, county police boss David Karina said. The militants attacked Hamey Police Post which is...