The US military has admitted that two civilians were killed and three more injured during an airstrike carried out in Somalia last year.
A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.
A telecoms company in Somalia says one of its workers was killed in a US airstrike on Monday.
At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.
Somalia has declared a national emergency over a number of large locust swarms that are spreading across East Africa.
Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
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
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.
At least 90 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday morning.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his country’s forces will remain part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).