Galmudug announces new Security measures in Galkayo

An official in Somalia's central semi-autonomous state of  Galmudug has declared that region's security forces will launch a security operation in the conflict-riddled town...

Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. The soldiers, from Gothenburg, will be...

US says airstrikes kill 7 Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. military says it has killed seven al-Shabab fighters in a series of airstrikes in Somalia as the Trump administration steps...

UNHCR repatriates over 70,000 Somalis refugees from Kenya

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has repatriated some 70,516 Somali refugees from Kenya since the voluntary return exercise begun in December 2014. The...

Fatal Car accident near Hobyo leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

Reports reaching us from Mudug region indicate that at least one person was killed and three others were wounded in a fatal car accident...

Two Somali soldiers killed in IED blast in Afgoye town

At least two Somali government soldiers were reported to have been killed, and several others wounded in a deadly roadside bomb explosion in Afgoye,...

UN calls for greater support for AU Mission in Somalia

A senior United Nations official has called for greater support for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and warned that lack of funding...

Mogadishu is safer, but larger security situation volatile, says UN envoy

Further in his briefing, Mr. Keating noted security improvements in the capital, Mogadishu, but added that the Al-Shabaab terrorist groups continues remains a potent...

Museveni Rallies UK to Join Fight against Al-Shabaab

President Yoweri Museveni has called for more support to Africa as the continent moves to root out ferocious rebel forces in war-torn countries like...

Galmudug and Puntland states trade blames over Mudug conflict

The rival Galmudug and Puntland states have traded accusations over the start of Inter-clan conflict in eastern Mudug region in central Somalia. The command of...