The United States is reopening its permanent US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, more than 28 years after it closed in 1991
More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.
The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of troops serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by 1,000 personnel.
Kenya has banned fishing activities near its border with Somali over security concerns.
Ethiopia’s foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa appeared on its website showing neighbouring Somalia as Ethiopian territory.
Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has said he is working with leaders from Kenya and Somalia to secure the return of two Cuban doctors abducted by gunmen last week.
The deputy leader of Islamic State in Somalia has been killed during an airstrike.
More than 137,000 people in Somalia have been forced to flee their homes during the first quarter of 2019, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said.
At least 11 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu.
Amnesty International says there is credible evidence that US airstrikes in Somalia are killing civilians.