AMISOM asks for more police officers in Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has asked partners states to contribute more police officers to expand its operations in the war-torn country. The...

Somali troops launch military operation near Jowhar

Somali national army has launched an operation aimed at rooting out Al Shabaab presence in the areas between Bal'ad and Jowhar towns in...

Kenya makes public identities of 3 Kenyans in Al Shabaab’s clutches

Three Kenyans have sneaked into Somalia to join the al Shabaab, police have said. They are; Mohamed Abdalla Asman alias Papa or Raymond, Hamis Hemed alias Baloteli and Ali Ahmed...

Heavy fighting in southern Somalia leaves several dead

Officials said on Wednesday that several al-Shabab militants were killed and others injured after heavy fighting between the Somali National Army (SNA), backed by...

Somali, AU forces retake town from Al Shabaab militants

Somalia National Army (SNA) backed by African Union forces recaptured new villages in Hiiraan region of central Somalia from Al Shabaab on Tuesday. Mohamed Nur...

AMISOM awards Ugandan troops for distinguished service

The African Union Peace Keeping Mission in Somalia has hailed Ugandan troops for their distinguished service towards peace in the country. The troops belonging to...

Sierra Leone deploys 160 police officers to Somalia

A contingent of 145 police officers from Sierra Leone arrived in Somalia yesterday as part of a surge capacity that will implement policing programmes...

Farmajo holds phone talks with his Egyptian counterpart

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has held telephone talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to congratulate on his re-election. Farmajo has thanked el-Sisi for his...

Two government soldiers shot dead near Mogadishu

A witness says at least two Somali government soldiers were shot and killed by armed assailants on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital...

Somali military says 30 fighters killed in offensive against Al-Shabab

Somalia National Army (SNA) said Tuesday its forces killed 30 al-Shabab militants in a security operation in Hiiraan region of central Somalia. Army Spokesperson in...