Car bomb blast heard in Mogadishu

A loud explosion was heard on Thursday afternoon in the heart of Mogadishu, the Somali capital amid tight security. A witness told Radio Shabelle by...

Ethiopia’s Somali state pardons 1,500 detainees

Ethiopia's Somali regional state said Thursday it has pardoned 1,500 detainees as part of efforts to help reconciliation and create national consensus. In a statement...

Gunmen kill former electoral delegate outside Mogadishu

Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a traditional elder on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday evening, witnesses and Police said. Mohamed...

Al Shabaab attack could be a revenge mission, says Kenyan official

The Fino attack in Mandera county where four AP police officers and police reservists were killed by al Shabaab militants could have been a...

Jubbaland forces launch offensive against Al Shabaab bases

Jubbaland state forces have launched an offensive against Al Shabaab bases in Lower Jubba region on Tuesday, authorities said. The state troops engaged in a...

East African ministers to meet in Kenya over Somali refugees

Ministers from the Eastern African regional bloc IGAD will meet in Nairobi on Thursday on the status of 1 million Somali refugees displaced by...

Al Shabaab claims deadly blast outside hotel in Mogadishu

Al Shabaab has claimed credit for a deadly car bomb attack outside a hotel in Mogadishu which killed at least 14 people and wounded...

Hashi Omar wrongfully held for 17 years in jail gets compensation

A Somali man wrongfully convicted in the Mogadishu murder of RAI reporter Ilaria Alpi and her cameraman Milan Hrovatin on Friday got three million...

Jubbaland security official killed in clashes near Kismayo city

A senior security official was killed in an armed confrontation between troops within Jubbaland state forces in the outskirts of the southern port city...

AMISOM commanders urged to implement the Mission’s transition plan

The Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia Simon Mulongo has asked AMISOM military commanders to implement...