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Monday, June 17, 2019

Rot in the Refugee camp: Dadaab refugees claim UN staff ask bribe for resettlement

DADAAB, KENYA—A seven Months investigations reported the involvement of UN staff in demanding a bribe in exchange of resettlement from refuges in Daadab camp, NBC News reports.... More

Twin blasts rock Somali capital

Two loud blasts were heard on Saturday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, even as police set up extra checkpoints in the city to... More

Nine civilians killed in revenge attack in Somalia’s Galkayo

Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia on 14 June in revenge for the death of an intelligence official earlier... More

Turkey condemns terror attacks in Somali capital

The Turkish government on Saturday (15th June) condemned the terror attacks that happened in the Somali capital Mogadishu, which killed at least nine people. "We... More

Prominent Somali opposition leader condemns Galkayo attack

A prominent Somali opposition leader has condemned a tribally-motivated attack that happened in Galkayo city on the night of 14th June in which civilians... More

AU troops arrest Al-Shabaab suspect with explosives in southern Somalia

  The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Wednesday (12 June) that security forces are interrogating an Al-Shabaab trigger-man who was arrested in... More

Mogadishu terror attack: Who was Shawaqar Ibrahim Abdalla?

On Saturday, a regular working day in Somalia, members of the militant group Al-Shabaab stormed in a government building that hosts two ministries of... More

Somalia’s Galmudug Region postpones elections

DHUSAMAREB, SOMALIA — Galmadug postponed elections that were supposed to be held at the end of this year. The leadership of the region declared... More

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrives in Somalia for State visit

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh arrived in Somalia on Saturday for an official visit in which he will hold talks with... More

As AMISOM leaves Somalia next year, will Kenyan forces vacate Jubbaland?

On October 16, 2011, two battalions of the Kenyan army, numbering 2,400 troops, crossed the border into southern Somalia. While the ostensible catalyst for the... More

Somali teen constructs a fighter jet

ADADO—A young man from Adado City in central Somalia has constructed a small fighter jet and displayed it in the city on Sunday. The... More

Farmajo is making several foreign trips, just what he hated the most

The president of Somalia is under spot for frequent foreign visits despite previously criticising his predecessor for the same. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo severally criticised... More

AMISOM is Leaving Somalia Without National Army

Somalia can boast of 20,000 men as part of its army and pro-government fighters, a new statistic by AMISOM shows. The statistic is part of... More