Ethiopia says ethnic clashes kill more than 20 in past week

Ethiopia's government says more than 20 people have been killed in renewed clashes between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in the past week. Spokesman Negeri Lenco...

AFRICOM says 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...

Galmudug, Ahlu Sunna sign Power Sharing Deal in Mogadishu

The leaders of Galmudug and Ahlu Sunna have for the 1st time signed on Wednesday a comprehensive power-sharing agreement to pave the way for...

U.S. suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Canada announces $15M humanitarian and development assistance in Kenya

Canada will provide $15 million to support refugees and drought-affected communities in Kenya, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced Wednesday following a visit to the...

Minneapolis police remove Justine Damond memorial left by California hate group

Minneapolis police have removed a memorial that a white nationalist group created to honor an Australian woman killed by a Somali-American officer last summer. Police...

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...

Al Shabaab militants raid military outpost near Bal’ad town

The Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab militants have launched an attack against Somali military outpost in the outskirts of Bal'ad district in Middle Shabelle region...

KDF employs change of tack after El Adde attack

El Adde attack on January 15, 2016, on the Kenya Defence Force (KDF) bases in Somalia by Al Shabaab insurgents, has prompted a reorganisation...

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...