IGAD says new cyclone poses no threat to Somalia

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center said on Saturday that an active tropical cyclone named Mekunu does not pose any threat to Somalia...

Floods kill 21 people, displace thousands in Somalia, says UN

At least 21 people have been killed and a thousand others affected by floods and storm due to heavy rains pounding parts of the...

Gulf crisis threatens East Africa peace efforts, EU warns

Diplomatic tensions between countries in the Gulf are threatening peace efforts in East Africa, particularly in the Horn of Africa, the EU's special envoy...

UK training Kenyan troops in Somalia to Counter IEDs

Personnel from RAF Honington are training Kenyan Army personnel who will be deploying to Somalia as partĀ of the fight against Al-Shabaab. The RAF Regiment gunnersĀ have...

Uganda forces make money in the AU mission in Somalia

326 Police Officers from Uganda Police Force have sat for the Assistance to Mission Support Examinations. The exams set by the African Union were conducted...

Somali Prime minister pays two-day visit to Ethiopia

Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire is scheduled to hold talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Abiye Ahmed following an official invitation from Ethiopian authorities. A...

Medical group says many migrants killed in Libya escape

Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya and there...

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...

Al-Shabaab militants raid Komor Haile mosque, preach for hours

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants invaded a mosque on the Kenya-Somalia border and preached to the residents for about five hours. A Mandera police report revealed an...

US airstrike in against al-Shabab near Mogadishu kills 10 fighters

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike outside Somalia's capital that killed 10 Al-Shabaab militants. The U.S. Africa Command says it has...