Four Kenyan Police officers killed in Lamu attack

Al Shabaab has claimed to kill at least four Kenyan Police officers in a fresh attack in the coastal town of Lamu, the latest...

AU, UN envoys assess security in Somalia ahead of troops exit

The United Nations and African Union envoys in Somalia have kicked off security assessment visits across the Horn of Africa nation ahead of the...

Al Shabaab retakes fresh location from Somali Govt forces

The Al Qaeda-linked Somalia-based Al Shabaab militants were reported to have retaken control of a strategic location in the country's southern middle Shabelle region. Residents...

Somalia begins child rights bill drafting process

Somalia and the UN children's fund (UNICEF) on Thursday launched the drafting process of its Child Rights Bill as part of its efforts to...

US military steps up Somalia drone strikes

The US military has quietly upped the tempo of its operations in Somalia, conducting a growing number of drone strikes against Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab...

Assailants murder prominent elder outside a mosque in Mogadishu

Suspected Al Shabaab assailants have gunned down a prominent Somali elder in the capital, Mogadishu on Thursday, the latest in string of killings in...

Somali PM vows to flush out Al Shabaab from while country

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has vowed to root out Al Shabaab from its remaining positions in the south and central Somalia in...

Greek police block migrants’ march to border with Macedonia

Police blocked some 200 migrants and asylum-seekers Wednesday from leaving a city in northern Greece for the Macedonian border in hopes of traveling on...

Suspected pirate vessels in Gulf of Aden dispersed by Chinese navy

A destroyer from the 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce successfully dispersed a number of suspected pirate vessels aiming for two container ships, reports China...

UN urges KDF to stop Somalia charcoal export

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday urged the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) to implement a ban on charcoal exports which earns Al-Shabaab at...