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Al-Shabab kidnaps pro-government supporters, torches houses in Middle Shabelle region

Somali militant group Al-Shabab, an Alqaeda affiliate have on Saturday kidnapped civilians living under villages recently liberated by the Somali government, accusing them to... More

AMISOM supports the delivery of lifesaving assistance to Jowhar families

Jowhar - Over 500 families living near Jowhar town, Middle Shabelle region, who were affected by recent severe flooding in the area have received... More

AMISOM celebrates Burundi’s Independence Day in Somali capital Mogadishu

Mogadishu,2 July 2021 – Burundi’s Independence Day was celebrated in Mogadishu Thursday, with the Head of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador... More

Suicide bomber kills 6 in a café in Somali capital

Mogadishu, Somalia (Somali Affairs) At least 6 people were killed and several others were wounded in Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, after a suicide bomber... More

African women propose a 10-year plan for gender equality in Africa at the Generation...

PARIS, France, July 2, 2021/ -- The proposed Kinshasa Declaration, launched today at the Generation Equality Forum, outlines concrete actions for African Union member... More

AMISOM Force Commander impressed with efforts against Al-Shabaab in Southern Somalia

Kismayo, Somalia – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Force Commander, Lt Gen. Diomede Ndegeya, has said operations to degrade Al-Shabaab in southern... More

Somalia organizes leadership training for the directors of the 17 departments of the Foreign...

Mogadishu, Somalia- The Somali Diplomatic Institute launched a training program on Sunday at the Foreign Ministry building in the capital Mogadishu to enhance the... More

Somalia military court executes 18 Al-Shabaab militants

Puntland State military court said on Sunday it had executed 18 al-Shabaab 'members" convicted of carrying out deadly attacks. Puntland is a semi-autonomous regions of... More

Somali army kills 41 militants in central Somalia town of Wisil

At least 41 militants were killed and scores were wounded on Sunday, following attack by the Al-Shabab in the town, Somalia’s state media reported... More

AMISOM congratulates the Republic of Djibouti on 44th Independence Day

Mogadishu, June 27, 2021 – The Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador Francisco Madeira, has congratulated the government and people... More

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US airstrike hits militants bases in Galmudug in support of Somali army – official

Mogadishu, Somalia  - US airtstrike on Friday targeted Al-Shabab militants stationed between Qay’ad village  and Harardhere town in central Somalia’s Galmudug state, statement from... More

Somali Prime Minister instructs Security agencies to stop blocking MPs from traveling to their...

Somalia security agencies have been instructed to stop blocking outgoing lawmakers from vising to their constituencies days after reports claimed that number MPs were... More

AMISOM military honours Chief of Staff Brig. Gen. Ogik with AU medal

Mogadishu, Somalia - The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, has awarded a service medal to Brig. Gen. Bob Ogik, the Military Chief of... More

USAID contributes $15 million to the UK-supported Adolescent Girls Education in Somalia

USAID announced last week  a new $15 million contribution to the UK-supported Adolescent Girls Education in Somalia (AGES) programme, according to a statement released... More

Somali journalist Hanad Ali Guled survives beating, knife attack by unidentified assailants

Nairobi, kenya — Somali authorities should investigate the recent attack on journalist and press freedom advocate Hanad Ali Guled and hold those responsible to... More

Somalia President congratulates PM Abiy’s victory on election

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed for his landslide victory on Ethiopian elections. Governing Prosperity Party won 410 of 436 parliamentary... More