Tag Archives: Somalia

08 March 20

Somalia: Al-Shabaab leader Bashir Mohamed Qorgab killed in airstrike

A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.

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27 February 20

Somalia: US airstrike kills telecoms worker

A telecoms company in Somalia says one of its workers was killed in a US airstrike on Monday.

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20 February 20

Somalia: 12 soldiers killed in al-Shabaab military base attack

At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.

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05 February 20

Somalia declares national emergency over locust swarms

Somalia has declared a national emergency over a number of large locust swarms that are spreading across East Africa.

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24 January 20

Somalia, South Sudan named world’s most corrupt countries

Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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16 January 20

Four elections in 2020 that will shape East Africa for the next decade

There are four key elections taking place in East Africa this year: Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Somalia. Each of these countries faces its own unique set of political and security challenges that risk boiling over. Even if all four of
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30 December 19

Somalia turns to security cameras in fight against terrorism

Somalian authorities are installing security cameras along major roads in the capital of Mogadishu in the hope they will deter terrorist attacks in the volatile city.

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28 December 19

Somalia: At least 90 killed in Mogadishu bombing

At least 90 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday morning.

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05 December 19

Kenya vows to remain in AU Mission in Somalia

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his country’s forces will remain part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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25 November 19

Somalia: Government launches new campaign against measles and polio

Somalia’s government on Sunday launched a new campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia against measles and polio.

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