Somali defence minister urges troops to defend the country

The newly appointed Somalia's Minister of defense Mohamed Mursal has called on the national army soldiers to defend the country from the Al Qaeda-linked...

Security fears in East Africa as Amisom starts withdrawing from Somalia

Funding for Somalia’s security forces is becoming one of the major risk factors to stability in the region, as the gradual withdrawal of UN...

Al Shabaab fires mortars at Ethiopian military base near Wajid

Al Shabaab militants were reported to have fired several mortar rounds at an Ethiopian military base near the southern town of Wajid in Bakool...

One million children in Puntland to be vaccinated against measles

The Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Somalia, in partnership with WHO and UNICEF, has today concluded a five-day national measles campaign,...

A precarious Calm returns to Tukaraq a day after fighting

A precarious Calm has returned to Tukaraq town in Sool region a day after a heavy fight between Somaliland forces and Puntland troops. The local...

US says airstrike in Somalia kills 4 members of al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group. A...

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrives back to Adado

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has arrived in Adado city in Galgadud region on Tuesday on a mission to solve the concern of the...

Somali leaders, partners and UN determined to make Somalia famine resistant

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

Somali military court sentences militants for role in deadly blast

A court in the Somalia capital Mogadishu has sentenced a man to death for his role in the suicide bomb attacks in October 2017. The...

Kenya Police seize vehicle carrying weapons from Somalia

Kenyan police have confiscated a vehicle carrying weapons suspected to have imported from Somalia. The vehicle was traveling along the Meru-Isiolo road when the officers...