Kenya police raid Islamic school, arresting teachers and holding 100 children

Kenyan police raided an Islamic school on Tuesday, arresting two teachers and taking around 100 children into protective custody in what police described as...

U.S. support to Somalia continues to make a positive impact

A delegation of leaders from the U.S. attended the Somalia Security Conference on December 4th to discuss international support of the Federal Government of...

Somalia arrests 42 soldiers for raiding senator’s home

A total of 42 soldiers were arrested Saturday for raiding the home of a senator who claimed that it was done by troops “trained...

Turkey Gives Weapons to Somali Soldiers

Somali State Minister for Defense Mohamed Ali Haga has confirmed to VOA Somali for the first time that the Turkish government has recently supplied...

UN to launch 2018 humanitarian response plan for Somalia

The United Nations agencies working in Somalia will next week launch the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan which outlines the humanitarian situation and priorities for...

123 undocumented migrants rescued off Libyan coast

A total of 123 migrants including 22 children were rescued off Libya’s northwestern coast Tuesday evening, according to the country’s coast guard. The migrants, from...

UNICEF employee shot dead in Mogadishu

A gunman has shot and killed a foreign aid worker in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Friday, authorities, and witnesses said. A Ugandan national working...

Kenya claims Mandera youth aiding Shabaab

The government has the list of 35 individuals from Mandera county recruited by the al Shabaab to aid the Somali based terror group carry...

Al shabaab carries out a massive attack in Kenya

Security forces have repulsed an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants at Special Forces Camp in Kutulo, Wajir County commander Stephen Ngetich has said. Mr Ng’etich...

Kenya Police seize vehicle carrying weapons from Somalia

Kenyan police have confiscated a vehicle carrying weapons suspected to have imported from Somalia. The vehicle was traveling along the Meru-Isiolo road when the officers...