Ethiopia PM: Poverty at heart of instability in the region

Hailemariam Desalegn, the Ethiopian Prime Minister has identified poverty as the main underlying factor of instability in the Horn of Africa region. He added that...

3 killed, several houses torched by Al Shabaab in Kenya

Three people have been killed and several houses torched by suspected Al Shabaab militia in new attacks at Maleli, Lamu County. This follows a series...

US says airstrikes kill 7 Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. military says it has killed seven al-Shabab fighters in a series of airstrikes in Somalia as the Trump administration steps...

At least 7 civilians killed by airstrike in Southern Somalia

At least seven members of the same family were reported to have been killed in an airstrike by unidentified foreign warplanes in southern Somalia...

UNHCR increased its Drought Response assistance in Somalia

67,000 Individuals provided with assistance in July 53,150 individuals were provided with drinking water through trucked water delivery, borehole rehabilitation and water kiosks(25,950 in...

Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates. The soldiers, from Gothenburg, will be...

A Somali National shot dead in Washington, USA

Hussein Hassan, the 46-year-old Muslim refugee from Somalia who was shot dead by police while attacking and trying to behead a uniformed officer Sunday...

WHO calls for urgent support to combat measles outbreak in Somalia

WHO and its health partners urgently need support in response to a measles outbreak in Somalia, according to a press release. They are currently working...

Former Somali Foreign Minister dies in US at age 79

Former Somali's longtime-serving minister of foreign affairs, Abdirahman Jama Barre has passed away in US at the age of 79, his family has confirmed...

Somalia urges more Al-Shabaab fighters to surrender

The Somali government has called on more Al-Shabaab fighters to renounce extremism and pursue the peace process. The ministry of information, culture and tourism said...