MPs call for explanation over confidential Denmark-Somalia deal after extortion allegation

Denmark has an undisclosed agreement with Somalia to return individuals to the Northeast African country, according to reports. The agreement provides for up to 12...

Shabaab ‘brides’ speak for the first time since arrest three years ago

Two women accused of being members of Al-Shabaab have told a Mombasa court how they ended up in police cells before being charged with...

AU Special Representative holds talks with Somalia’s Senate leadership

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, today held talks with members of Somalia’s...

New Zealand humanitarian assistance for Somalia

New Zealand has approved $5.2 million in humanitarian funding to address significant humanitarian needs in South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. The ongoing conflict in South...

Int’l community renews its commitment for support to Somalia

A high-level gathering of representatives from the Somali government and the international community, including the United Nations, ended in Brussels today with renewed commitment...

Al-Shabaab raids SNA base near Baidoa city, soldiers killed

At least two government soldiers were killed and several others wounded after heavily armed Al-shabab fighters launched dawn attack on a military base in...

Uganda hails UN Security Council renewal of AU mission in Somalia

The Ugandan military on Tuesday welcomed the UN Security Council’s extension of the mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), noting that...

Jubbaland state urges pubic to cooperate with security forces

Jubbaland state has appealed to the public to cooperate with the government security forces by providing timely and accurate information Al-Shabaab activities in the...

UN calls for more protection of aid workers in Somalia

As the international community marked the World Humanitarian Day, a senior United Nations official warned of the grave threats faced by aid workers in...

Suspected militants attack army official’s residence in Somalia

Heavily armed gunmen thought to be Al-Shabaab members were reported to have launched an overnight attack which caused unspecified casualties. Jeynali Mohamed Farole escaped unhurt...