Lack of funds threatens supply of relief food in East Africa, says WFP

Shortage of funds threatens to jeopardise the World Food Programme (WFP) operations in East Africa, the UN agency has said. And, if it does not...

Turkey Gives Weapons to Somali Soldiers

Somali State Minister for Defense Mohamed Ali Haga has confirmed to VOA Somali for the first time that the Turkish government has recently supplied...

Somali President heads to Garowe, Puntland capital

Puntland is preparing to welcome President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. Farmajo is scheduled to arrive on Saturday for his first visit to Puntland since he became...

Gunmen kill two civilians in Mogadishu

Unidentified assailants have shot and killed two civilians in the capital, Mogadishu on Friday night, the latest in a string of assassinations in the...

The new Interior Minister lands in Mogadishu, calls for collaboration

The newly appointed Minister of Interior for the Federal Government of Somalia, Abdi Mohamed Sabriye has arrived in the capital, Mogadishu on Friday. On arrival...

IED explosion kills AMISOM soldier in central Somalia

An explosion in Bulo Burte town in Hiran region has killed at least one soldier serving with African Union Mission to Somalia on...

Failed rains leave Somalis fearful

Having teetered on the brink of famine throughout much of 2017, rain over the final three months of the year was expected to bring...

US designates Somalia-based al-Shabab’ deputy leader as ‘global terrorist’

The United States government has designated the deputy leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group a "global terrorist." A State Department statement says the designation...

Gedo regional administration accuses Kenya encroaching on Somali land

Gedo regional administration has accused Kenyan government of encroaching on Somali land, describing the construction of the security wall as illegal and unacceptable. Mohamed Hussein...

Somali President set to visit Puntland next week

Somali President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo is expected to pay a landmark visit to Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland in the coming days. The President ...