UN urges KDF to stop Somalia charcoal export

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday urged the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) to implement a ban on charcoal exports which earns Al-Shabaab at...

AMISOM, SNA and partners convene to review threat posed by IEDs in Somalia

A symposium to review threats posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Somalia, and plan mitigating measures, opened in Mogadishu today. Representatives from the AU...

AU trains new police officers to help stabilize Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday concluded a nine-day training program for 13 Individual Police Officers from Nigeria and Sierra Lone to help...

Al Shabaab militants attack Somali army base in Hiran region

Heavily armed Al shabaab militants have launched a daring attack on Somalii military bases at Far Libah area in Hiran region located near Beledweyne...

Ethiopia sending troops to region of deadly ethnic clashes

Ethiopia's government said Friday it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups. Somali regional...

AMISOM and UN handover new police headquarters to Jubbaland state

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the United Nations have handed over a new police headquarters and a vehicle to Jubbaland state to...

AU envoy urges Somalis to forge unity in fight against terrorism

The African Union top envoy in Somalia on Saturday called on Somalis to unite in the fight against terrorism which has seen several innocent...

Hashi blames new Mogadishu seaport manager for behind his arrest

Hashi Omar Hassan, a Somali national who was imprisoned for over a decade in Italy, has talked about his ordeal during an interview with...

Somali PM appoints new Minister for Public Works and Reconstruction

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has nominated Eng. Saadiq Abdullahi Abdi as the new Public Works and Reconstruction Minister on Tuesday, August 22. According to...

Mogadishu airport resumes night-time flights in 27 years

A cargo plane carrying 200 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia has landed at night-time at Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport on Sunday evening, September 23. Senior government...