Norway Contributes $54.3 million to Multi Partner Fund in Somalia

The Norwegian Government announced a commitment of $54.3 million to support the reconstruction, reform and development process in Somalia. Channeled through the World Bank’s Multi-Partner...

UN highlights illegal Somali charcoal trafficking to Iran

Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab rebels are profiting from the illegal trafficking of charcoal exports produced in Somalia and transiting through Iran, United Nations experts said in...

Somalia’s new ambassador delivers his credentials to Ethiopian Foreign Minister

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, HE Mr. Ali Sharif Ahmed, handed over a copy...

Stakeholders meet to review progress in the security sector

A daylong meeting of the Federal Government of Somalia, the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN and other key stakeholders, was convened on...

Somali PM meets with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince in Riyadh

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheire has met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salaman in Riyadh. During the meeting, the two sides discussed...

Two wounded in grenade attack in southern Baidoa city

Two people have been wounded in a hand grenade attack in the Baidoa town of Bay region on Wednesday, about 250km southeast of the...

NISA says fake US dollar printing syndicate arrested at Mogadishu airport

Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency said two fake US dollar printing kingpins have been arrested at Mogadishu's Aden Adde International airport. NISA said in...

Somali army captures new area in from Al Shabaab

The Somali national army took control of Gawaan village in Lower Jubba region in southern Somalia, military officials said on Wednesday. The commander for sector...

Somali military court hands down jail sentences to Al-shabaab operatives

Somali military court today sentenced two Al-Shabaab fighters to jail terms of between three to eight years after it found them guilty of belonging...

Al-Shabab says it has killed five, including British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying - one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi...