DP World urged to rethink port deals in Somalia

Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its contract with the breakaway region of Somaliland and...

AMISOM convenes humanitarian facilitation training in HirShabelle

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) held a one-day training for partners in Jowhar, the administrative capital of HirShabelle state, to familiarize them...

Somali army chief attends International meeting in Nigeria

Somali National Army chief General Abdiweli Jama Gorod is attending a 4 African Army chiefs in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The African Land Forces...

Ministry of defense outlines AMISOM’s exit strategy

The ministry of defense for Somalia's Federal government has announced the exit strategy of the peacekeepers serving under African Union mission in the country. During...

Somaliland arrests King Bur Madow for attending Elder’s crowning in Puntland

The security forces of the northern breakaway region of Somaliland have detained a leading Somali traditional elder in the state's capital, Hargeisa city on...

Somaliland President urged to resign on treason charges

The leader of Somaliland's opposition party Abdirahman Irro has called on the state's President Muse Bihi to immediately step down on treason charges. Speaking at a...

AMISOM and partners agree on measures to tackle effectively the threat of IEDs

A two-day conference on Improvised Explosive devices (IEDs), ended yesterday in Mogadishu, with a call to partners to help Somalia develop a capacity to...

AMISOM asks for more police officers in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has asked partners states to contribute more police officers to expand its operations in the war-torn country. The...

Somali troops launch military operation near Jowhar

Somali national army has launched an operation aimed at rooting out Al Shabaab presence in the areas between Bal'ad and Jowhar towns in...

Kenya makes public identities of 3 Kenyans in Al Shabaab’s clutches

Three Kenyans have sneaked into Somalia to join the al Shabaab, police have said. They are; Mohamed Abdalla Asman alias Papa or Raymond, Hamis Hemed alias Baloteli and Ali Ahmed...