Somali elections marred by corruption and fraud

Corruption and voter intimidation have engulfed the ongoing parliamentary elections in Somalia, the auditor general told the BBC. Bribes of between $1,000 - $5,000 have...

Reports of 20 killed in terrorist attack in Mogadishu

A suicide car bomb that exploded near parliament building in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu has killed at least 20 people according to Somali news...

UN: Al-Shabaab still a threat in Somalia

According to a United Nations report, the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group still poses a significant threat to Somalia. "Contrary to prevailing narratives of successful counter-insurgency...

Reports that ISIS has captured its first town in Somalia

Reports have emerged that ISIS have captured Qandala port in the country's northern Puntland region. The town of just under 20,000 people lays on the...

Al-Shabab attack restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia

Al-Jazeera has reported that Al-Shabab fighters have attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu with a car bomb before entering into a gunfight...

UN reports over 600,000 displaced in Ethiopia

The United Nations have claimed that since Ethiopia's devastating floods in March that ended the worst drought in decades, over 600,000 people have been...

2 Suicide Car Bombs Near UN Offices Kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu,...

’Significant’ casualties in Eritrea-Ethiopia border battle: Ethiopia

Troops from Ethiopia and arch-rival Eritrea have fought a heavy border battle, the Ethiopian government said Monday, reporting a "significant" number of casualties, with...

Turkey opens embassy in Somalia

A Turkish embassy has just opened in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, just two days after al-Shabab terrorists attacked a hotel in the city and killing...

Somalia, Kuwait agree to increase military cooperation

Horseed Media has reported that a Somali military delegation has arrived in Kuwait to boost cooperation between the two countries. Somalia’s defense minister of Defense...