Candidate Waare start his presidential campaign in Jowhar

Mohamed Abdi Waare, the a leading candidate for HirShabelle Presidency has started his presidential campaign in Jowhar for the upcoming election. Waare is holding meetings...

UAE fund to contribute $89m to Somalia growth

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has announced a contribution of AED330 million ($89.8 million) to implement development projects and programmes in key sectors...

Gunmen open fire on bus in central Somalia, 3 killed

At least 3 people were killed in central Somalia after unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying passengers, in what officials are calling...

Somali cabinet holds emergency meeting in Mogadishu

Somalia's cabinet ministers have held an emergency meeting in Mogadishu on Sunday evening after three Federal member states sided with Saudi-led bloc against Qatar. Somali...

Ethiopian troops cross into Somalia to fight Al-Shabaab

Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. Residents in the border town of...

US Ambassador to Somalia Resigns

The U.S. ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz has resigned, citing personal reasons, the embassy confirmed Friday. An emailed statement to VOA said the ambassador resigned...

Wounded Somalis to be treated in Turkey

The injured from Saturday’s truck bombing in Somalia will be brought to Turkey for medical treatment, the Turkish presidential spokesman said Sunday. In a message...

President Farmajo set to meet Parliament Saturday

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is scheduled to meet on Saturday, October 21 the country's Parliament members...

Germany jails man for fighting with Al Shabaab

A Frankfurt court sentenced a Somali-born German national to two years and ten months in jail Friday, for joining the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab group and...

General Indha Adde criticizes sacking of Police and Intelligence chiefs

General Yusuf Mohamed Siad alias "Indha Adde" has criticized the recent dismissal of the country's Police and Intelligence commanders over Al Shabaab attacks. Speaking to...