Thursday, June 4, 2020

Somalia: Blast injures governor, kills bodyguard near Mogadishu

A roadside bomb explosion has wounded the newly appointed Lower Shabelle governor, Mohamed Ibrahim Barre outside Mogadishu on Saturday morning, Garowe Online reports. Barre has...

1,000 new Uganda troops arrive in Somalia

One thousand troops from the Ugandan People’s Defence Forces arrived in the Somalia capital Mogadishu over the weekend, Garowe Online reported today. Led by Colonel Paul Muwanguzi,...
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Somalia: Two More Oromo Nationals Found Killed in Bossasso

Two more men were found killed at two different locations in the coastal, trading town of Bossasso of the Somalia Federal State of Puntland. The...
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Kenya: Rights Agency Calls for Completion of Lamu-Somalia Border Wall

Rights agency Haki Africa wants the national government to speed up completion of the Lamu-Somalia border wall. It said this will reduce incidences of terrorists...

Somalia: Al Shabaab dawn raid on a Mogadishu suburb town – Afgooye

The Al Qaeda-linked, Islamist fighter group, Al Shabaab, raided an army station at Afgooye, only 30 kilometres west of the Somalia Federal Government seat,...

Somalia: Child abduction on an up scale in Mogadishu

The chilling news of abduction cases are increasingly rising in Somali capital Mogadishu, amid families concerning for their children’s safety. The abduction cases, mostly took...

Kenya: Police shoot six dead for rape and robbery

Six suspected robbers were Sunday morning shot dead by police after raping a woman and robbing a boda boda rider at Lucky Summer estate...

Seattle, US: Robber who impersonated the FBI to rob immigrant businesses sent to jail

The names and badge were make-believe, but the strong-armed thefts were real. Steven Fisher, 44, was a robber pretending to play lead roles in spy...

Eritrea says it will not be sending troops to Somalia

The Government of Eritrea has denied a report by a think tank claiming that an agreement had been made between the Red Sea country,...

Group Behind Nairobi Attack Has Eluded Military

Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabaab killed more people in Africa last year than Boko Haram or Islamic State Stepping in front of the cameras in the...

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New Charges for Former Minneapolis Police Officers as Protests Persist for the killing of...

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The three Minneapolis police officers who failed to intervene while George Floyd was killed were charged on Wednesday with aiding...

Somaliland: Covid19 Update for June 3

The Ministry of Health Development of the Ministry of Health Development of the Republic of Somaliland has, today, Wednesday, made it known that 18...

Somalia: Puntland Rejects Clan-based Election Model

The much-anticipated polls in Somalia suffered yet another blow on Monday, with Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni rejecting the popular clan-based electoral model, which...