Somali president sacks supreme court chief, appoints successor

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Sunday sacked the country’s Chief Justice Hassan Ibrahim Idle Suleiman. Suleiman has held the position since May 2016. In a...

Government soldier kills a civilian in Beledweyne, central Somalia

A member of Somalia's armed forces killed an innocent civilian in Beledweyne, the regional capital of Hiran province on Saturday night. Arab Nur, a senior...

Dutch MPs give go head to arming the maritime sector against pirates

Dutch shipowners with vessels passing regularly through areas frequented by pirates will now be able to carry their own security guards who are permitted...

Car accident kills at least three in Mogadishu, Somali capital

At least 3 people died and five others wounded after an overloaded lorry overturned at a busy road in Mogadishu on Sunday morning. A lorry...

Somali leader urges calm after clashes in disputed north

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has urged troops from two rival provinces to halt their fire after heavy clashes in a disputed northern border...

Somali refugee jailed for 9 years for ‘animalistic’ rape bid on 22-year-old student

A court in UK has handed a Somali refugee nine years in prison after he tried to rape a 22-year-old student. During a hearing at...

Kenyan Security agents suspect dispensaries treat Al-Shabaab

Health facilities in Lamu, Garissa and Tana River have been put on the spot for treating and giving medicine to Al-Shabaab militants who have...

Ethiopian parliament forms committee to investigate ethnic dispute

The Ethiopian House of People's Representatives on Friday revealed the formation of a committee to probe the recent deadly dispute between two of Ethiopia's...

Nauru refugees from Somalia rejected by US

All refugees from Iran and Somalia on Nauru, who had appointments this week with US officials, have been rejected for resettlement in America, an...

Roadside bomb Hits Somali Police Vehicle in Mogadishu

Several soldiers were wounded after a roadside bomb hit a Police vehicle carrying an official at Florence junction in Mogadishu's Wardhigley district, witnesses said. Reports...