Somalia: Immigration Chief Survives IED Attack In Mogadishu

A landmine blast killed at least 2 people and injured several others on Tuesday in Mogadishu. The explosion targeted Director-General of Immigration and Naturalization Directorate Mohamed Aden Koofi in KM 4 near hotel Afrik in the capital. The director-general escaped Read More …

Restaurant in Somali capital Mogadishu hit by explosion

An explosion suspected to be caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) hit a restaurant in Boondhere District in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday. The Blue Sky Restaurant is located in the vicinity of where the Presidential Palace and Read More …

Suicide Bombing Attack on Mogadishu Restaurants Kills At least Three

Media reports say a suicide bombing attack killed at least four people, including the bomber at a Mogadishu restaurant, which is popular with security forces and government workers. Several others were injured in Monday’s attack on the Lul Yamani restaurant, Read More …

AMISOM troops remain steadfast amid COVID-19 disruptions

MOGADISHU – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) says its troops have remained steadfast and continue to implement the mission’s mandate despite reducing troop numbers early this year and the disruptions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, a statement released Read More …

Somalia’s army chief escapes car bomb attack in Mogadishu

Somalia’s military commander-in-chief narrowly escaped a car bombing on Monday that killed at least one person and ten others wounded in Mogadishu’s Hodan district. The commander general Odawa Yussuf Rageh was coming from the ministry of defense after a  car Read More …

6 Killed, 15 Injured in Somalia Bombings

At least five people were killed and more than eight others wounded when a government security checkpoint was bombed in Baidoa, Somalia’s administrative capital of Southwest State, on Saturday, witnesses and security officials said. Officials in Baidoa, about 250 kilometers Read More …