Puntland candidates deliver their final speeches at parliament

Candidates contesting for the presidency of Puntland state have concluded their campaign speech before the state’s parliamentarians on Monday. Twenty-one candidates contesting for the speaker...

US attacks on Somalia’s al-Shabab increase under Trump

Donald Trump's presidency has coincided with a sharp rise in US-led airstrikes in Somalia and the trend is set to continue in 2019. In a...

NISA says seized militants during covert operation on Al-Shabab base

Somali security forces have conducted a covert operation in Al-Shabab-controlled village in southern Somalia on 5th January of this new year. The National Intelligence and Security...

Somali military court executes two Al-Shabaab militants

The two al-Shabaab assassins were convicted for the murder of a traditional elder in Mogadishu. The assassins identified as Ali Hassan 25, and Abdirahman Isse...

AU trains security officers to curb conflict-related sexual violence in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday it has launched an intensive training program on conflict-related sexual violence for security officers in...

UN council ‘regrets’ Somalia’s decision to expel envoy

The UN Security Council say they "regret" Somalia's Somalia's decision to expel a UN envoy who questioned the arrest of a political candidate with an...

Norway pledges financial support to Somalia

The Norwegian government has said that it will donate $54.3 million to help Somali government in the rebuilding and development of the country. The government...

Gunmen kill civilian in Mogadishu amidst tight security measures

Gunmen killed a civilian in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday night, the latest in a series of attacks in the city by Al-Shabaab militant...

Puntland presidential electoral committee set conditions for candidates

Puntland Presidential electoral committee has tabled new conditions on candidates participating in the upcoming presidential elections. More than 25 candidates who have shown their bid...

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

The U.S. Defense Department is denying a media report the U.S. is planning to reduce its operations in Somalia. Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Commander Candice Tresch...