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...

Heavy fighting in southern Somalia leaves several dead

Officials said on Wednesday that several al-Shabab militants were killed and others injured after heavy fighting between the Somali National Army (SNA), backed by...

Somali, AU forces retake town from Al Shabaab militants

Somalia National Army (SNA) backed by African Union forces recaptured new villages in Hiiraan region of central Somalia from Al Shabaab on Tuesday. Mohamed Nur...

AMISOM awards Ugandan troops for distinguished service

The African Union Peace Keeping Mission in Somalia has hailed Ugandan troops for their distinguished service towards peace in the country. The troops belonging to...