Charcoal, illegal logging fund Al Shabaab militants hiding in Boni Forest

Proceeds from illegal logging and charcoal burning inside the Boni Forest are being used to fund terrorists, the authorities say. Al Shabaab is also benefiting...

Bomb blast kills at least one in Bosaso, northeast of Somalia

A wheelbarrow exploded outside a police station in Bossaso, a port city in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland, on Tuesday, killing the lone man...

Somali Jihadist Killed in Syria fighting alongside ISIL

A leading Somaliland politician says his son, who joined the Islamic State militant group five years ago, was killed in Syria. Faysal Ali Warabe, leader...

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...

Gunmen kill a female army officer near Mogadishu

Assailants though to be Al Shabaab assassins have gunned down a female Somali army officer in on the outskirts of Mogadishu, the country's capital...

Mogadishu mayor fires several district officials

The mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman has sacked several Karan district officials in Benadir region. The dismissal was announced through a decree issued...

Ethiopia military kills nine in Moyale, residents flee into Kenya

Ethiopian security forces have mistakenly killed nine civilians in the town of Moyale located on the country’s border with Kenya, a pro-government blogger says...

Ugandan Chief of Defence Forces visits Somalia

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) General David Muhoozi arrived in Somalia Tuesday on an official visit. His...

Uganda to deploy 5,000 troops in Somalia outside AU, UN mandate

The Ugandan military on Thursday said it is ready to deploy 5,000 troops in Somalia outside the African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN)...

AMISOM donates crime scene investigation equipment to South West State Police Force

A total of 200 officers from Galmudug and Puntland states successfully completed a Joint Police Patrol training held in Gaalkacyo. The 15-day training is aimed...