Somalia

Somalia commander who suspended Parliament stripped of his military rank

By | 2 months ago

On 12 April, police chief, Gen Abdi Hijar, fired Sadaq John after he warned country's parliament not to hold a session on delayed elections....

Former Somalia army general among ‘9 dead’ in Mogadishu hotel attack

By | 5 months ago

Somalia President Mohamed Farmaajo said among those killed was former military leader, General Mohamed Nur Galal....

Somalia and Kenya leaders
Somali government cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya

By | 6 months ago

Somalia recently accused Kenya of meddling in its internal affairs just hours after Uhuru held bilateral talks with Somaliland delegation....

Elite Hotel
Somali troops end deadly siege at Elite Hotel, at least 12 people killed

By | 10 months ago

The recently built hotel is owned by an MP and is popular with officials....

Somalia
7 killed in Somalia bomb attacks

By | 12 months ago

At least seven people have died in two separate bomb attacks in southern and central Somalia. Three militants blew up themselves up in a car at a mili...

illegal guns
Three arrested buying weapons valued at Sh7 million in Mandera

By | 1 year ago

Mandera East District Criminal Investigation Officer Benedict Kigen said police are investigating the incident....

Tanzania border
Uhuru closes borders with Tanzania and Somalia

By | 1 year ago

President Kenyatta says 78 truck drivers had tested positive in the last week and had been denied permission to enter....

Uhuru Farmajo
Farmajo eases Somalia-Kenya tension over plane crash with joint probe call

By | 1 year ago

Kenya had demanded an investigation to establish if and why the plane was shot down just a short distance from the Bardare airport....

JKIA
8 Northeastern MP on police radar over ‘secret’ Somalia visit

By | 1 year ago

MPs were expected to land in the country at the Wilson Airport but journalists were informed they had been re-routed to the JKIA....

Ministry of Agriculture Principal Secretary (PS) Prof. Hamadi Boga now says by end of June or July, Kenya will be locust-free. [PHOTO | FILE]
Somalia declares emergency over locust swarms

By | 1 year ago

Somalia is the first country in the Eastern Africa region to declare an emergency over locust infestation that has also spread to Kenya....

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