Kenyan security forces detain 10 Somalis at the border

The security forces of Kenya were reported to have arrested at least 7 Somali nationals at Liboi, a town near the border between Somalia...

Gunmen kill a prominent Somali Elder in Mogadishu

Suspected Al-Shabaab assailants have shot and killed a prominent Somali elder in Mogadishu on Sunday afternoon, the latest in a string of killings in...

AU urges external actors to refrain from action against progress in Somalia

The chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expressed concern on Sunday over increasing instances of external interference by non-African actors...

Car bomb explosion kills at least one person in Somali capital

A witness says at least one person was killed in a huge car bomb blast in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning. The explosion...

Somali president sacks supreme court chief, appoints successor

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Sunday sacked the country’s Chief Justice Hassan Ibrahim Idle Suleiman. Suleiman has held the position since May 2016. In a...

Somali PM meets with his Ethiopian counterpart in Addis Ababa

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with his Ethiopian counterpart, Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia on Saturday, his...

Four People killed, Houses burnt in renewed Somali-Oromo Clashes

At least four people were killed and several others wounded after ethnic clashes reignited between Somali and Oromo communities in Ethiopia. The clashes started on...

IGAD says new cyclone poses no threat to Somalia

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center said on Saturday that an active tropical cyclone named Mekunu does not pose any threat to Somalia...

Floods kill 21 people, displace thousands in Somalia, says UN

At least 21 people have been killed and a thousand others affected by floods and storm due to heavy rains pounding parts of the...

Gulf crisis threatens East Africa peace efforts, EU warns

Diplomatic tensions between countries in the Gulf are threatening peace efforts in East Africa, particularly in the Horn of Africa, the EU's special envoy...