Tag Archives: Somalia

04 June 18

Somalia: US says air strike kills 12 militants, al-Shabaab seizes central town

The US military says an air strike against Somali extremist group al-Shabaab killed 12 militants on Thursday.

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29 May 18

Piracy off the coast of Somalia is on the rise again

Piracy off the coast of Somalia is on the rise again, according to the latest annual State of Piracy report by the non-profit One Earth Future’s Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) program.

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29 May 18

Somalia: President replaces Supreme Court chief in judiciary overhaul

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has replaced the country’s chairman of the Supreme Court, as part of a judiciary overhaul.

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23 May 18

A tale of two ports: Somaliland challenges Djibouti

Djibouti may not quite be the “Singapore of Africa” yet, but the Horn of Africa’s smallest country still plays an oversized role in global affairs by providing valuable real estate to foreign militaries and positioning itself as a crucial waypoint
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23 May 18

Somalia: Dozens killed by Cyclone Sagar and heaviest rains on record

At least 15 people were killed in Somalia over the weekend as Tropical Cyclone Sagar brought the heaviest rains on record in the country.

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23 May 18

This Somalia livestock investment app highlights African innovation

African innovation is becoming something of a buzzword on the international startup scene. The continent’s unique collection of developmental challenges and increasing entrepreneurial spirit has captured the interest of investors around the world. It’s also produced some wonderful solutions from
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25 April 18

Somalia takes over UAE-run military base in Mogadishu

Somali troops have taken over a military base run by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Mogadishu, as bilateral relations between the two countries continue to deteriorate.

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14 April 18

Somalia: 5 killed in football stadium bomb blast

Five football fans were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a bomb exploded at a packed stadium in Barawe, southern Somalia.

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13 April 18

Somalia stops UAE support for its troops as relations deteriorate

Somalia is halting United Arab Emirates (UAE) support for its armed forces as relations between the two nations continue to deteriorate.

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24 February 18

Somalia: 27 people killed in Mogadishu explosions

At least 27 people have been killed in two explosions in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

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