UN Security Council welcomes progress in Somalia

The UN Security Council on Thursday welcomed Somalia's progress and urged the parties to make 2018 a year of implementation of various reforms. In a...

UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report

The humanitarian situation in Somalia continues to deteriorate due to ongoing impacts of drought and conflict. As per the recently released 2018 Somalia Humanitarian...

Ethiopian troops targeted in IED blast near Baidoa city

A roadside bomb struck a military convoy ferrying Ethiopian troops of AMISOM contingent in the outskirts of Baidoa, the interim administrative capital of Southwest...

Two planes headed for Somalia grounded over illegal activities

Two planes were Thursday grounded at the Wilson Airport over claims of engaging in illegal activities. The planes were headed for Somalia and it...

Puntland President appoints new Police commander

Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has appointed Abdullahi Shire Dool as the new police chief, according to a presidential decree issued on Thursday. In the...

Allied forces avert militants’ plot to carry out raid in Hiran

Somali security forces backed by Africa Union troops killed three Al-Shabaab militants and injured several others during a heavy fighting in Bula-burte town in...

One dead, Three injured in Mogadishu Explosion

At least one person was killed, and three others wounded in an explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday. A witness has confirmed to...

UN Envoy sees progress in Somalia amid daunting challenges

Somalia is making definite progress thanks to the new federal government that embraces reforms, although daunting challenges remain, a UN official told the Security...

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...

Germany Contributes EURO 25.6 Million Towards Urban Resilience in Somalia

The German Government announced its commitment of EUR 23.4 million to support infrastructure work in Somalia. Channeled through the World Bank’s Multi Partner Fund...