UN calls for cessation of Tukaraq fighting, appeals for dialogue

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, joins the country’s President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmaajo” in calling for an immediate cessation of...

Heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland erupts in Tukaraq

A heavy fighting between Puntland and Somaliland regional forces has erupted on Thursday morning in Tukarak area of Sool region, military sources confirmed to...

Italy commits $1.2 million to the Somalia Infrastructure Fund

The African Development Bank has participated in a signing ceremony that occasioned Italy’s contribution of €1 million to the Somalia Infrastructure Fund (SIF). The ceremony...

UNICEF says Somali Children Face Acute Malnourishment After Floods

More than 1.25 million children are likely to be acutely malnourished this year following heavy floods in Somalia, U.N. said on Friday. Torrential and floods...

Somali kidnapper gets 15-year sentence

A Somali man has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his role in the kidnapping of a Canadian journalist in Somalia, according...

Lower Shabelle governor injured in blast near Mogadishu

The newly appointed Lower Shabelle governor, Mohamed Ibrahim Barre has been slightly wounded in an explosion on the outskirts of Mogadishu on Saturday morning. At...

Al-Shabaab attacks KDF base in southern Somalia

Al-Shabaab has fired several mortar shells at a military belonging to Kenyan defence forces serving under African Union Mission in southern Somalia,...

Somali president jets off to Brussels for summit

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo left Mogadishu on Saturday morning for Partnership Forum due to open in Brussels of Belgium next Monday, the 16th July. Other...

Somali soldier killed in Mogadishu amid surge in assassinations

Gunmen thought to be Al-Shabaab members have assassinated in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday amidst tight security measures imposed on the seaside city. The...

Uganda peacekeepers arrive in Somalia

The first batch of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers under Battle Group XXV over the weekend landed at Mogadishu International Airport. The over...