Somalia: AMISOM Troops Commended For Their Support And Operations In HirShabelle State

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sector 5 forces in Jowhar, have been commended for their exemplary role in helping secure elections and for their support in improving infrastructure in HirShabelle State of Somalia. On Sunday, HirShabelle State Vice Read More …

Somalia: Over 6 killed as 2 separate terror attacks hit Mogadishu

At least three people were killed and several wounded Tuesday evening when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a busy restaurant in Somalian capital Mogadishu’s Yaqshid district, according to a police official. Meanwhile, an intelligence officer and two bodyguards Read More …

AU, Somali forces sharpen skills to curb threats posed by explosive devices

The African Union Mission and Somali National Army (SNA) military officers wrapped up a five-day training course aimed at enhancing joint capabilities in mitigating the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Gerbi Kebede Regassa, AMISOM deputy force commander in Read More …

Somalia: Suicide car bomb targeting convoy in Mogadishu kills at least 8

A suicide car bomb killed at least eight people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president’s palace, police said, and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said it was behind the attack which targeted a convoy Read More …

Somalia, AU Coordinate to Fight Against al-Shabab

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somalia’s National Army (SNA) launched a center this week to better coordinate their fight against al-Shabab militants, who have threatened to disrupt Somalia’s elections. The Joint Operations Coordination Center at AMISOM Sector Read More …

Somalia: Two killed in IED blast in Marka

At least two people have been killed several others wounded after improvised explosive device went off on Wednesday in Marka town of Lower Shabelle region. According to police, the explosion took place near Awale garage which not far from the Read More …

Somalia: One Killed, Five Wounded in Bula-Burte Airport Blast

At least one person has died and five others seriously wounded in an explosion inside Buoloburte airport in central Somalia. The explosion also caused severe damage to parts of the airport’s office building. Buloburte district commissioner Ahmed Mahad Nur has Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabab Attack Kills 11 in Mogadishu

An explosion from suicide bombing has killed at least 11 people Tuesday in the Somali capital, witnesses and officials said. Witnesses said a suicide bomber walked into a teashop made of corrugated tin and detonated an explosive vest. The attack Read More …