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Kenyan forces kill 31 al Shabaab militan...

Kenyan forces kill 31 al Shabaab militants in Somalia -statement

Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 31 Islamist al Shabaab militants in a raid on two of their bases in the southern Somali region of Jubbaland, the Kenyan military said on Monday. The East African nation has thousands of its forces in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to help curb al... read more »

Turkey distributes humanitarian aid in S...

Turkey distributes humanitarian aid in Somalia

The Turkish government along with Turkish company Albayrak have on Sunday distributed food aid in Taredisho village in the outskirts of Somali capital Mogadishu. Hundreds of people in Taredisho IDP camps received food aid including rice, oil, water, dates, beans, medical drugs and cash. Turkish... read more »

New Somali govt could fasttrack Amisom e...

New Somali govt could fasttrack Amisom exit

The newly elected leader of Somalia President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, has offered a glimmer of hope in the plan by African peacekeepers to quit the country by December 2020. There is a general optimism within the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) rank and file, that President Farmaajo... read more »

IMF to Help Somalia Print First Banknote...

IMF to Help Somalia Print First Banknotes in a Quarter Century

The International Monetary Fund is backing Somalia’s plans to replace tattered currency notes that were printed before the Horn of Africa nation plunged into civil war almost three decades ago. The new Somali shilling notes may come into circulation this year, alongside the dollar that’s been... read more »

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AU call for deployment of 4,000 additional troops in Somalia

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Seven al-Shabaab fighters killed as KDF captures Somali township

Seven al-Shabaab fighters were killed as the Kenya Defence Forces captured Badhaadhe township in Somalia on Tuesday. Defence headquarters said the troops were on routine operations when... read more »

Al-Shabaab kills regional police chief, bodyguard in Somalia

A police boss and his bodyguard died on Saturday evening after a grenade attack blamed on Al-Shabaab militants in Jowhar town located in Somalia’s Hirshabelle State. Abdi Hussein, the... read more »

ICJ to deliver judgment on Kenya’s preliminary objections in mari...

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced that it will deliver its judgement on the preliminary objections raised by Kenya in it’s Maritime dispute against Somalia. The court has set a... read more »