Eritrea ‘support’ for Al-Shabaab unprovable, U.N. experts want sanctions lifted

Eritrea’s alleged support for Somalia-based insurgent group Al-Shabaab cannot be proved according to a report by a United Nations team of experts. The 60-page Report...

Somali President convenes security meeting in Mogadishu

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who is also the commander of the armed forces has chaired a high-level...

U.S. suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

US says Somalia airstrike killed more than 100 Al Shabaab members

U.S. forces on Tuesday conducted an airstrike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp, killing more than 100 militants, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in...

Somalia’s first peace and reconciliation colloquium opens in Mogadishu

Over thirty experts, researchers and academicians converged on the Somali capital today for the start of a three-day conference on fostering peace and national...

Somalia remains a volatile state with challenges for peacekeepers

The commander of Uganda’s contingent deployed under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig. Kayanja Muhanga, has said Somalia remains a volatile state...

Mogadishu mayor speaks about the closure of the streets

Mayor of Mogadishu and the governor of Benadir Region, Eng Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow has spoken about the closure of the capital's main streets...

UN envoy slams deadly car bomb attack in Somali capital

The United Nations Envoy for Somalia, Michael Keating has strongly condemned Thursday's car bomb attack in Mogadishu, which left at least seven civilians dead,...

Gunmen kill prominent Elder in Afgoye near Somali capital

A witness says unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent in Afgoye district in Lower Shabelle region, about 30Km northwest of Somali capital,...

Speaker Jawari says he will not resign, denies social media reports

The embattled speaker of Somalia's Lower House chamber of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari has vehemently denied reports on the social media, saying he wants...