Wednesday, October 17, 2018

14 October: The Deadliest Ever Explosion in Somalia!!!

Our people had been suffering closely three decades with civil strife, famine, drought, flooding and other painful detriment. Especially Mogadishu, the capital city of...

First commercial flight in 40 years links Ethiopia to Somalia AFP

An Ethiopian airline on Saturday made the first commercial flight between Addis Ababa and Mogadishu in 41 years, in yet another sign of warming...

Somalia executes perpetrator on anniversary of deadliest attack

Somalia on Sunday executed by firing squad a man linked to one of the country's deadliest ever attacks, one year after the tragedy which...

Update: At least 7 dead in suicide bombing in Somalia’s Baidoa – AP

A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa, leaving at least seven people dead, police said...

New book on Al-Shabaab details its evolution, infighting and prospects Daily Nation

A new book by two veteran journalists offers insights on the birth of Al-Shabaab and the infighting among factions of Somalia's Islamist insurgency. The book,...

AMISOM, Somali government and key stakeholders meet to review progress in the security sector...

A daylong meeting of the Federal Government of Somalia, the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN and other key stakeholders, was convened on...

Terror group al-Shabab publicly executes ‘British spy and four other spies’ – Mirror

The Somali militant group al-Shabab claims it killed a British spy yesterday Awale Ahmed Mohamed, 32, spied for MI6 after moving from Britain to Somalia...

Iran is new transit point for Somali charcoal in illicit trade taxed by militants:...

Criminal networks are using Iran as a transit point for illicit Somali charcoal exports that earn Islamist militants al Shabaab millions of dollars annually...

AMISOM Police hands over refurbished police station to Somali Police authorities – AMISOM

Residents of Dayniile district in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, can now enjoy better policing services closer to their homes, following the renovation of a...

Somalia stalemate likely to go on despite Hirshabelle relenting – The East African

The political stalemate in Somalia is likely to continue despite the state of Hirshabelle announcing that it will co-operate with the central government. Puntland, Galmudug,...