Thursday, December 14, 2017

Minister for Africa reaffirms relationship during visit to Somalia and Somaliland – FCO Press...

From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Department for International Development and The Rt Hon Grant ShappsUK Government Minister Grant Shapps has pledged the UK’s ongoing support...

At Least 5 Killed, 13 Injured in Twin Bomb Blasts in Somalia Capital

At least five people killed and 13 wounded in twin bomb blasts in Somalia's Mogadishu, media reported, citing government's and police sources. Spokesman for Mogadishu's Banadir...

Kenya sucked into Somalia, UN spat

Kenya has been sucked into a tussle for airspace management between Somalia and a UN agency after it turned out that staff working there...

Shabaab militants seize two towns in central Somalia

Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants have captured two towns in central Somalia, taking advantage of the absence of either Somali or African Union forces in the area.“Amara...

Somalia: Federal Govt meddling in Puntland, Somaliland

Somalia’s Federal Government has begun interfering with local matters in northeastern Puntland and breakaway Somaliland region according to well-informed so

Drugs, divorce and despair: Somalia’s forgotten male war victims

Men in war-torn Somalia suffer high rates of drug addiction, divorce and mental illness, researchers said, urging donors to do more to support men...

Somalia: Five Dead As El Wak Falls to Al-Shabaab

Heavily armed fighters from Al-Shabaab have launched deadly attack on Somali army base outside El Wak town near Kenya border, witness said on Friday....

US gives KDF helicopters to fight Al-Shabaab

The United States government has given six new helicopters to the Kenya Defence Forces - KDF - to shore up the campaign against Al-Shabaab...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

AU troops in Somalia ‘accidentally’ shoot dead civilian

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday apologised for shooting dead a civilian and injuring two others at a military camp...

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Exclusive – United States 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...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...