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Qatar Charity helps bring relief to Somalis.

Qatar Charity helps bring relief to Somalis.

Atta’ El-Khier from Doha El-Khier Initiative has provided urgent relief to the Somali people, giving them food baskets, medicines, and drinking water. The initiative provided food parcels to 10,000 Somali families in addition to medical assistance including medical solutions, medical examinations of intestinal conditions, infectious diseases, malnutrition, and dehydration in children, for 1,000 persons in Buuhoodle, the most drought- affected ...

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Somalia must heal completely and stand on its own feet – Museveni

Somalia must heal completely and stand on its own feet – Museveni

  President Museveni on Wednesday travelled to the UK for the conference on Somalia. During the two-day working visit, he addressed the Somalia conference and held bilateral meetings with the United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Below is the President’s speech at the Somalia conference. By President Yoweri Museveni Excellencies heads of state and ...

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Deadly clan clashes reported in central Somalia.

Deadly clan clashes reported in central Somalia.

A fierce clan clashes in central Somalia killed at least 7 people and wounded dozons after an intense fight erupted between two Somali clans local elders said, KNN reports on Saturday. The fighting broke out on Friday and the nature motive behind the war remains unclear. Local elders in Labi Caano village in the Galgaduud region said tensions are still ...

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Senior Islamist commander killed following infighting between Al-Shabaab fighters.

Senior Islamist commander killed following infighting between Al-Shabaab fighters.

Senior Al-Shabaab commander has been killed in a rare clashes between Islamist fighters in Somalia’s Gedo region, KNN reports on Saturday. The killed official Abdullahi Bahar was once the group’s governor of the Baardhere district in the Gedo region. Infighting between Islamist militants reported to have taken place near Baardhere on Friday. Reports say that militias loyal to the killed ...

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A siucide bomber kills two people in Southern Somalia.

A siucide bomber kills two people in Southern Somalia.

At least two people, among them a child were killed in a suicide attack in the southren port town, Kismayo, KNN reports on Friday. The attack near a military base in the area was carried out by suspected militant from the Al-Shabaab group according to local police. The security forces tried to stop the bomber but he ignored, he was ...

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A prominent Somali elder was killed in Mogadishu.

A prominent Somali elder was killed in Mogadishu.

A prominent Somali elder was gunned down in the capital Mogadishu, the latest in a series of similar killings by suspected militants from Al-Shabaab group, KNN reports on Friday at evening. The Friday shooting on Abdi Dhore, one of the Somali elders who had participated in formation of the Somali lawmakers is the latest in a series of assassinations in ...

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KDF to stay in Somalia until Kenya is secure — Uhuru Kenyatta.

KDF to stay in Somalia until Kenya is secure — Uhuru Kenyatta.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has insisted Kenyan troops will remain in Somalia to complete the “objective” of securing the country before returning home. In a briefing with journalists in Nairobi on Tuesday night, the President who has left the country for London to attend a conference on Somalia, argued Kenyan troops will not leave Somalia until Somali’s can protect themselves. “Amisom ...

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Why the US Cares About Somalia.

Why the US Cares About Somalia.

Something is quietly stirring in the Horn of Africa. Over the past month, the United States seems to have shown a renewed interest in Somalia and the security threats that emanate from it. On April 15, U.S. Africa Command confirmed that several dozen troops from the 101st Airborne Division would train and equip Somali forces to more effectively combat militant ...

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Prominent elder shot and killed in Mogadishu.

Prominent elder shot and killed in Mogadishu.

Suspected Islamist militants shot and killed traditional elder in Mogadishu’s Waabri district, KNN reports on Wednesday. The killed elder was identified as Abdikadir Hussein. Witnesses said that the gunmen with pistols carried out the shooting. The killers escaped on foot. Investigations underway according to local police. No group yet claimed the responsibility of the shooting. But Al-Shabaab group routinely claims ...

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Al Shabaab militants attack Somali army base, killing several soldiers.

Al Shabaab militants attack Somali army base, killing several soldiers.

Al Shabaab fighters attacked a remote Somali army base northwest of the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, killing several government soldiers, officials and the militants said. The Islamist group, which has launched several attacks there in the last few years, said it had seized control of the entire town of Goofgaduud. “We have captured Goofgaduud. We killed 16 soldiers in the ...

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