Al Shabaab beheads man accused of rape

Al Shabaab militants were reported to have beheaded a Somali man whom it accused of raping a girl in the southern town of Janale...

AU Police hands over office equipment to the Somali Police Force

The Police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today handed over an assortment of critical office equipment to the Somali Police...

High alert as Kenya marks El Adde attack anniversary

Security agencies are on high alert as the country marks the second anniversary of the El Adde attack, which was one of the deadliest...

China contributes US$2 million to humanitarian response in Somalia

As the devastating drought in Somalia shows no sign of ending, UNICEF’s lifesaving work for women and children has received a boost from the...

Al shabaab militants seize key town in central Somalia

Al shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somalia on Sunday following a deadly attack which killed at least...

US lifts ban on refugees from 11 countries

The United States announced on Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the...

Three Somali soldiers killed in Afgoye grenade explosion

At least three Somali government soldiers are reported to have been killed in a grenade explosion in Afgoye, an agriculture-rich town in Lower Shabelle...

Somalia’s Federal member states to meet in Kismayo

The leaders of Somalia's Federal member states are due to meet in the southern port city of Kismayo, the interim capital of Jubbaland on...

Somalia changes position on millions of cash from UAE

The Federal Republic of Somalia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) share a strong economic, political and cultural bond that dates back several centuries...

Gunmen shoot dead Somali soldiers in Mogadishu

At least two Somali government soldiers were shot dead in separate overnight attacks in Mogadishu, the latest in a string of such assassinations in...