UN envoy for Somalia calls for calm and dialogue following clashes

The top United Nations envoy for Somalia has called for calm and dialogue amid reports of clashes between security forces from ‘Somaliland’ and neighbouring...

Kenya beefs up security at border as Al-Shabaab kills 5 police officers

Kenyan authorities have beefed up security along Somali border in Mandera county after Somali militants, Al-Shabaab killed five police officers on Tuesday evening. Northeastern regional...

UK calls on Int’l community to step up its support for Somalia

Britain today appealed to the international community to step up its support for Somalia as the country remains on the brink of famine. More than...

Security chiefs to nip Shabaab in the bud at Lamu ‘red spots’

A multi-agency team has identified and marked areas along the  Lamu–Witu–Garsen highway as 'red spots' owing to frequent terrorists attacks on the route. The security...

Cargo plane crashes in southern Somalia, fate of crew unknown

A cargo airplane has crash landed in Somalia in territory controlled by Al Shabaab militants outside Wanlaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region, a government...

Up to 50 Somali, Ethiopian migrants feared dead

Up to 50 Somalis and Ethiopians are feared dead after a smuggler taking dozens of migrants to Yemen forced them back into the Arabian...

UN agencies appeal for 864 mln USD to reach 3.9 mln Somalis

UN agencies working in Somalia on Wednesday launched a humanitarian appeal, seeking 864 million U.S. dollars to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving...

Police arrest suspects in connection with governor’s killing

Somali security forces have arrested several suspects in connection with the murder of Galgaduud governor, Mohamed Sheikh Ali Elmi, during an especial operation in...

Somali troops storm the house of Senator Abdi Qeybdid in Mogadishu

Somali government forces have stormed the residence of Abdi Hassan Awale known as (Abdi Qeybdid) in Mogadishu on Saturday. Sources said the house of Abdi...

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...