KDF kills 5 al Shabaab militants, recovers assorted weapons

Kenya Defence Forces on Sunday killed five al Shabaab militants and recovered assorted weapons in Garissa, near Kenya-Somalia border. The militants had on Friday attacked...

Kenya likely to compensate Somalia over oil exploration on disputed sea area

Kenya could be forced to compensate Somalia for oil exploration on a disputed sea area if the neighbouring country wins a case being adjudicated...

UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The...

International partners welcome creation of a unified Galmudug state

The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti, Ethiopia, Italy, Kenya, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom...

Secret U.S. military mission led to deaths of Somali schoolchildren

U.S. Special Forces and Somali troops killed five people, some of whom were children, during a raid last week on a school run by the...

PM optimistic about overcoming recurring droughts in Somalia

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to collective and unprecedented humanitarian action, and...

Al shabaab carries out a massive attack in Kenya

Security forces have repulsed an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants at Special Forces Camp in Kutulo, Wajir County commander Stephen Ngetich has said. Mr Ng’etich...

Slain Minister’s brother wins election of parliamentary seat in Kismayo

Mohamud Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji has been elected as a member of the House of the People following an election held in the southern coastal...

US says airstrike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab militants

The United States military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, killing three “terrorists.” The U.S. Africa Command statement says...

Gunmen kill former electoral delegate outside Mogadishu

Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a traditional elder on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday evening, witnesses and Police said. Mohamed...