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Four killed in Somalia blast during Eid celebrations

At least four people have been killed and 15 others were injured in Somalia when an explosion went off during […]

Somalia’s COVID-19 cases top 1,000

MOGADISHU, Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. […]

Jubaland President signs power sharing deal with rivals

Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islam alias Madobe has signed a power sharing deal with his rivals to bring to an […]

Number of COVID-19 cases in Somalia rises to 164

¬†Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 29 new cases of COVID-19, raising the national tally to 164.¬† Health Minister Fawziya […]

Suicide attack kills 4, wounds 8 in Somalia

MOGADISHU, At least four people including civilians were killed, more than eight wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up […]

Uhuru sends team to Somalia as security issues boil over

Uhuru sends a high-powered delegation of top security chiefs to his Somalia counterpart, Farmajo, in a move to settle simmering tensions.

Al-Shabab’s Bashir Mohamed Qorgab ‘killed in air strike in Somalia’

An air strike in Somalia has killed a senior commander of militant Islamist group al-Shabab, state radio reports. The US […]

Kenya to recruit state-trained youth to fight desert locusts

Kenya will recruit trainees from the National Youth Service (NYS), country’s premier vocational training institute, to boost the fight against […]

Somalia, UN ink deal to preserve culture heritage

MOGADISHU, Somalia and the United Nations culture and education agency on Tuesday signed an agreement aimed at strengthening efforts to […]

Child rapists shot by firing squad

A firing squad has executed two men in north-eastern Somalia for raping and killing a 12-year-old girl. Aisha Ilyaas Aden […]