Monday, August 3, 2020

Car bomb outside Somali hotel kills at least 15

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A car bomb exploded near a hotel and restaurants in Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least 15 people in a busy area of the...

Somalia’s President Mohamed Farmajo Gives up Country’s Fishing Rights to China

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When local fishermen in Somalia are attempting to rival remote vessels that are draining fishing stocks, the government has conceded 31 fishing licenses to...

Somalia’s President Mohamed Farmajo Gives up Country’s Fishing Rights to China

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When local fishermen in Somalia are attempting to rival remote vessels that are draining fishing stocks, the government has conceded 31 fishing licenses to China. Since assuming power...

US airstrike ‘kills 60 militants’ in Somalia

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US forces killed 60 al-Shabab militants in an airstrike last Friday on Harardere in central Somalia, the US military has said in a statement...

Al-Shabab says it has killed UK and US spies

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Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab says it has shot dead five people, including a British-Somali citizen, for spying for the UK, US and Somali...

‘Bomb hits EU envoy convoy in Somalia’

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A suicide car bomb has hit a European Union armoured convoy in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, news agency Reuters reports. It quotes police as saying that...

World Bank approves rare Somalia loan

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The World Bank is set to lend Somalia $80m (£60m), the first loan it has given the country for 30 years, Reuters news agency...

Two Somali men charged with terror offences in UK

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Two Somali-born men have appeared in court charged with terror offences in the UK. Ahmed Aweys, 32 and Abdulaziz Omer Munye, 26, who are relatives,...

Al-Shabab claim ‘deadly’ attack on military base

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  Islamist militants have attacked a military base in southern Somalia, detonating a suicide car bomb and sending in gunmen. An al-Shabab spokesman said 27 soldiers...

Somali town ‘bans wedding dancing’

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A town in southern Somalia has banned men and women dancing together at weddings, a local radio station is reporting. Barawe’s district commissioner cited Islamic...