US says Somalia airstrike killed more than 100 Al Shabaab members

U.S. forces on Tuesday conducted an airstrike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp, killing more than 100 militants, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in...

AMISOM launches 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today launched the ‘16 Days Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ campaign, aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against...

AFRICOM: Somalia’s new leaders are best hope to end the nation’s dysfunction

Somalia’s new government offers the country its best chance for “lasting peace in over a generation,” and the U.S. military will continue to build...

AU appeals for warring factions in central Somalia to embrace peace

The African Union top envoy in Somalia on Friday appealed to warring factions in central part of the Horn of Africa nation to pursue...

Somali Journalist Celebrates His Release From Ethiopian Jail

Somali Journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey known as “Boqorka Bartamaha” is celebrating for regaining his freedom after being released from a jail in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The...

Five children killed in ‘grenade’ explosion in Mandera

Five children were killed on Thursday evening after a bomb went off in Banisa town of Mandera county, officials confirmed. Banisa Sub-County Deputy Commissioner, Mathias...

Somali Parliament speaker reaches Baidoa city

Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, the speaker of Somalia's Federal Parliament has landed in Baidoa town on Monday. Southwest State Parliament speaker, regional lawmakers, and other...

Kenya beefs up security at border as Al-Shabaab kills 5 police officers

Kenyan authorities have beefed up security along Somali border in Mandera county after Somali militants, Al-Shabaab killed five police officers on Tuesday evening. Northeastern regional...

Kitui East MP threatens to evict Somali herders in 10 days

Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai has asked all Somali herders in his constituency to leave in 10 days. In a post on his official Facebook...

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...