President Farmajo chairs Puntland cabinet meeting in Garowe

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has chaired the weekly meeting of Puntland state cabinet in Garowe city, where he arrived Sunday on a two-day historic...

NISA forces targeted in IED explosion near Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has ripped through an army convoy carrying soldiers serving with the National Security and Intelligence Agency near Mogadishu on...

AU vows to strengthen training of Somali police ahead of exit

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) vowed on Sunday to intensify training and mentoring of Somali security forces (SPF) to assume more security responsibilities...

Eight refugees die in shipwreck off Libya

At least eight refugees have died and 86 others were rescued off the coast of Libya after a rubber dinghy ran into trouble in what is...

The newly appointed Somali Federal ministers sworn in

The newly appointed Federal Ministers of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Isse Awad, Interior Abdi Mohamed Sabriye and Trade Minister Abdi Hayir have been sworn-in on...

One million children in Puntland to be vaccinated against measles

The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia, in partnership with WHO and UNICEF, has today concluded a five-day national measles campaign,...

Al-Shabaab suspects destroy Safaricom mast in Wajir

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have destroyed a Safaricom communication mast in Kutulo, Wajir County, paralysing communication. The incident is said to have happened sometime after 1...

Al Shabaab militants raid military outpost near Bal’ad town

The Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab militants have launched an attack against Somali military outpost in the outskirts of Bal'ad district in Middle Shabelle region...

Kenya likely to compensate Somalia over oil exploration on disputed sea area

Kenya could be forced to compensate Somalia for oil exploration on a disputed sea area if the neighbouring country wins a case being adjudicated...