Somali leaders wrap up their two-day meeting in Mogadishu

Representatives from 25 countries and 6 multilateral organizations, as well as representatives from all of Somalia’s Federal Member States and the Benadir Regional...

Somali man found guilty in kidnapping of Canadian journalist

A Somali national has been convicted in an Ontario court for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout, who was held...

Somali Government speaks on the arrest of former Minister

Somali security forces arrested a former minister and presidential candidate in an overnight raid on his home in which they killed five of his...

Horn of Africa Forum Discusses Regional Integration, Peace, Security

More than 100 ethnic Somali scholars, politicians and traditional leaders from across the Horn of Africa region have concluded a three-day forum in Djibouti...

AMISOM trains Somali police officers on countering IEDs

The police component of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is conducting a 10-day training course on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) for...

AU vows to strengthen training of Somali police ahead of exit

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) vowed on Sunday to intensify training and mentoring of Somali security forces (SPF) to assume more security responsibilities...

World Vision condemns eviction of displaced people in Somalia

World Vision has denounced an armed offensive against internally displaced people that have evicted thousands on the outskirts of the Somalia capital, Mogadishu. Aid workers...

Five Al-Shabaab militants arrested in southwest Somalia

Somali National Army (SNA) captured five Al-Shabaab militants in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday. A...

Somalia: Nearly 15 ministers quit from HirShabelle administration

JOWHAR, Somalia - Thirteen ministers have reigned from HirShabelle state administration on Sunday, sparking a new political turmoil in the newly established federal state. The...

Burundi Send additional Peacekeeping forces to Somalia

A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the...