Burundi Send additional Peacekeeping forces to Somalia

A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the...

UN humanitarian chief says needs far outstrip donations

The growing need for food, medicine and shelter by millions of people facing conflicts and crises around the world is far outstripping the increased...

Police arrest suspects in connection with governor’s killing

Somali security forces have arrested several suspects in connection with the murder of Galgaduud governor, Mohamed Sheikh Ali Elmi, during an especial operation in...

Puntland VP arrives in Galkayo on peace mission

The Vice President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Abdikahim Hajji Omar (Amey) and a delegation he was leading arrived in Galkayo on...

UN peacekeeping troops to receive new funding from AU after US budget cuts

THE UN Security Council has welcomed a new funding framework for the Blue Helmets in Africa that is designed to make up for a...

HirShabelle election commission promises free and fair poll

HirShabelle’s Independent National Electoral Commission says it is ready to conduct free and fair elections in presidential election expected to take place on 16th...

Jubbaland President visits Beled Hawo following Al shabaab raid

The President of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland, Axmed Madobe has held talks with traditional elders and local officials in Beled Hawo town...

Somali PM meets Qatar FM in New York

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani held a meeting with Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khayre, on the sidelines of...

Galmudug VP and Parliament Speaker under house arrest

Ali Gacal Asir, the Speaker of Galmudug Parliament and Vice President, Mohamed Hashi Abdi "Arabey" who spoke to the Media said they are under...

Al Shabaab militants raid Somali, AU troops near Baidoa city

Al Shabaab fighters have attacked Southwest state forces and African Union troops at military bases near Baidoa city, the regional capital of Baay province. The attack...