Troops step up efforts to counter IED attacks on convoys

Following increased Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks Amisom troops are being trained on how to detect the device that recently claimed lives of seven...

Peace in sight as KDF says Somalia battle not in vain

Kenya and other troop-contributing countries (TCC) believe they have made tremendous efforts in degrading Al Shabaab and enforcing peace in Somalia 10 years after...

African Union Pledges to Step up Police Training in Jubbaland

African Union Mission in Somalia has pledged to ramp up training of Jubbaland police, the state’s security ministry said. Recently, 160 police personnel have been...

Somali government postpones national exams after heavy rains

The Somali government has suspended a unified national examination across the country following heavy rains in Mogadishu on Saturday night. Abdirahman Dahir Osman, Somalia’s Education...

Review KDF strategies to reduce deaths in Somalia, MP tells Uhuru

Ainabkoi MP William Chepkut wants a review of the strategies KDF uses to fight terrorists as many of them have been killed in Somalia. Chepkut...

Emotional sendoff for KDF officer killed in Somalia

A sombre mood engulfed Waunifor village in Ainabkoi Constituency as another Kenya Defence Forces officer who died in Somalia was laid to rest on...

KDF troops begin gradual withdrawal from war-torn Somalia after UN vote

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are scheduled to withdraw from Somalia in two years according to timelines drawn by the United Nations Security Council. The...

COMESA approves admission of Somalia

Ministers of Justice and Attorney-Generals from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Friday adopted an agreement for the accession of...

Thousands of Somali students sit for a unified national exams

Thousands of Somali students sit for their final secondary examinations on Saturday in the capital and four Federal member states in the country. Somalia's Minister...

Gunmen shoot dead Somali soldiers in Mogadishu

At least two Somali government soldiers were shot dead in separate overnight attacks in Mogadishu, the latest in a string of such assassinations in...