Kuwait to host donor’s confab to ‘promote’ education in Somalia

Ambassador of Kuwait to the European Union, NATO, Belgium and Luxembourg, Jasem Al-Budaiwi, has announced that Kuwait is to host a Donors Conference in...

Former PM distances himself from motion against government

Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke former Somali Prime Minister has distanced himself from alleged motion against the current Federal of Somalia. Speaking to VOA Somali Service,...

African Union and U.S. agree to partner in countering extremism

The United States and the African Union (AU) have vowed to partner in countering violent extremism on the African continent. The U.S. mission to the...

Islamic State’s footprint spreading in northern Somalia: U.N.

A militant faction loyal to Islamic State (IS) has increased its following in northern Somalia from a few dozen last year to up to...

Somaliland elects Muse Bihi as the new President

The Electoral commision of Somaliland (NEC) has announced that Muse Bihi Abdi, a candidate from the ruling Kulmiye party as the new President of...

Gunmen murder a district official in Mogadishu

Unidentified gunmen, thought to be Al Shabaab assassins have shot and killed a Somali district official in Mogadishu on Saturday. Witnesses confirmed to Radio Shabelle that...

British Embassy honors Chevening scholars from Somalia

The British Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. David Concar, hosted a welcome home event for young Somali alumni who had spent a year studying in some...

U.S. Commends Somali Govt Efforts to Promote al-Shabaab Defections

The United States commends the efforts of the Federal Government of Somalia to facilitate the defections of former and current al-Shabaab members. The United States...

Somali ‘pirates’ 28-year-old dies in hospital

A Somali national, part of the group convicted last week, died at JJ Hospital on Tuesday. Atoor Bashir Bare (28) was among the 27...

WHO trains community health workers in Somalia cholera fight

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday it will conduct a two-month training program for community health workers on the case management of acute...