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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

Top US military official visits Somalia, holds talks with Premier Kheyre

The US government has pledged to continue supporting Somalia in the war against the militant group, Al-Shabaab. US Marine Corps Gen Thomas D Waldhauser, Commander,... More

Somali army retakes three villages from Al-Shabaab in Gedo region

Somali forces on Sunday night (9th June) retook three villages near Bardhere town in the country's southern region of Gedo and killed three Al-Shabaab... More

Somali President, AU envoy discuss role of AMISOM, security

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia and Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador... More

AU envoy, Speaker of Somalia’s Parliament discuss security

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia and Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador... More

UN allocates 45m dollars to avert famine risks in Horn of Africa

The UN humanitarian chief has allocated 45 million US dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and... More

Army kills three militants in clashes in southern Somalia

Somali forces on Sunday (9th June) killed three Al-Shabab militants in the country's southern region of Gedo, officials said on Monday. Ali Mohamed Hassan, commander... More

Public transport suspended in northeastern Kenya over terror threat

Public transport was on Sunday morning suspended in Mandera, , over what police termed as terror threat. Mandera County Police Commander Jeremiah ole Kosiom said:... More

AU troops, Al-Shabaab clash in south-central Somali town

A deadly gun battle between heavily armed Al-Shabaab fighters and Djibouti peace keeping forces serving under AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) troops erupted... More

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Somalia’s Galmudug leader relocates from state capital

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