AMISOM military convoy targeted in roadside blast in Mogadishu

A witness says a powerful land mine explosion has ripped through a military convoy carrying African Union peacekeepers in northern Somali capital, Mogadishu on...

Somali Military court sentences alleged militants to death

The military court of Somalia's armed forces have on Tuesday sentenced two alleged Al shabaab members to death for killing an electoral delegate in...

IGAD wants free movement of persons among member states

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) began Monday a consultative process within member states which is expected to lead to a pact that will...

Burundi Send additional Peacekeeping forces to Somalia

A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the...

Al shabaab launches mortar attack on Bariire settlement

Al shabaab was reported to have launched a mortar attack against Somali and AMISOM forces bases in Bariire area, located in the outskirts of...

Al shabaab militants attack key town near Somali capital

A fierce fighting broke out on Sunday night in Afgoye town, about 30Km northwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after fighters from Al-Shabab have...

Somali ‘pirates’ 28-year-old dies in hospital

A Somali national, part of the group convicted last week, died at JJ Hospital on Tuesday. Atoor Bashir Bare (28) was among the 27...

Kenya to flush militants out of area near Somali border

The Kenyan military on Sunday told residents who live close to Boni forest along the Kenyan coast to vacate the area within 48 hours...

Egypt says ready to help Somalia build state institutions

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said that Egypt is ready to provide Somalia with all possible support to help it build its state institutions. Sisi's comments...

Somali government supports sacking of President Osoble

On Sunday, August 20, the Federal government of Somali has announced it supported the sacking of Hirshabelle administration President, Ali Abdullahi Osoble by Parliament. A...