7 December 2021
At least 8 people were killed, 17 injured in Mogadishu car bomb, police. Police also confirmed the target was a convoy belonging to a local security firm that "guards the UN". Police didn't say if any UN staffers were hurt in the explosion
Al-Shabaab media reporting that the group is responsible for the explosion, claims it was a suicide car bomb which targeted a convoy escorting "white officers" travelling from General Gordon training camp.
Explosion rocks Somalia capital Mogadishu - Reuters witness: A explosion rocked Somalia's capital Mogadishu early on Thursday, triggering a plume of smoke which rose from the blast site amid gunfire, according to a Reuters witness
A witness in Mogadishu shared this photo of the explosion in the city at around 7:30am local time.
Somalia Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble declares 'state of humanitarian emergency' as drought ravages 80 percent of the country
At least one person was killed, two others injured in an IED explosion in Afgoye town late on Monday
Police in Mogadishu say the explosion that killed journalist Abdiaziz Afrika was caused by suicide bombing. The bomber threw himself at the window of the vehicle carrying the journalists as they left a restaurant
Saudi Arabia reopens embassy in Somalia on Friday: State News Agency
2 week ago
Death-toll from Berdaale explosion has risen to 8, at least 13 were injured. Explosion is suspected to have been caused by IED
All 3 convicted Alshabaab militants who escaped from Kamiti Maximum Prison have been captured, and being brought back to Nairobi. They were captured in Kitui. It's believed they were trying to escape to Somalia. Who gave them clothes to change
AlShabab mortar attacks target 3 separate AMISOM bases in Somalia last night. First attack hit Burundi troop's base in Burane village in Middle Shabelle region. 2nd attack targeted Uganda troops in Qoryoley town. 3rd attack targeted Djibouti forces in Baladweyn town - Media
Somalis: AlShabaab attacks Barawe airstrip
Two Ugandan soldiers were wounded in two raids by Al-Shabaab fighters on two military bases of the Ugandan and Somali forces in Afgoye and Boralo district in Barawe city, Lower Shabelle state, southern Somalia
Somalia: There are reports of an explosion in Mogadishu. A suspected car bomb may have targeted a convoy of AMISOM forces near the Banadir intersection. There would be at least 2 dead and several injured
At least two civilians were killed in a suspected suicide car bombing at Mogadishu's Banadir junction. A military convoy belonging to @amisomsomalia that just left Villa Baidoa was in the area at the time of explosion, reports
Reports of an explosion at Banadir junction in Mogadishu. Early reports say an Africa Union military convoy was passing by the area
A landmine explosion wounds 3 police officers in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital on Thursday morning - witness
Somali National Army took over Tulo-Burwaqo village under Garbaharey district in Gedo region in the early hours of Tuesday. The militants of the terror- group of Alshabab had vacated and run away from the village before forces stormed, SNA officials told to State media4 week ago
Somali National Army took over Tulo-Burwaqo village under Garbaharey district in Gedo region in the early hours of Tuesday. The militants of the terror- group of Alshabab had vacated and run away from the village before forces stormed, SNA officials told to State media
Fire erupts at Garissa High School. Video: Ctsy
1 month ago
Somali security forces have arrested 12 Al Shabab suspects in an operation carried out in Baidoa town, some 250km south west of Mogadishu
Somalia designates top Africa Union diplomat 'persona non-grata' and ordered him to leave the country within 7 days. Somalia accuses Deputy AU envoy to Somalia Simon Mulongo for engaging in activities in-compatible with AMISOM's mandate and Somalia's security strategy
A C-160 cargo plane catches fire while at runway at Dolow town airfield, reports. The plane caught fire shortly after landing at the dusty airstrip. Plane, registration EY-360 waa carrying cargo from Mogadishu to Dolow, Gedo region. No casualties reported1 month ago
A C-160 cargo plane catches fire while at runway at Dolow town airfield, reports. The plane caught fire shortly after landing at the dusty airstrip. Plane, registration EY-360 waa carrying cargo from Mogadishu to Dolow, Gedo region. No casualties reported
1 month ago
Reports of heavy fighting between Puntland troops and Al Shabab in Af Urur town, Bari region
Dutch woman extradited to US to face charges she was part of an all woman fundraising ring for alShabaab. Per @TheJusticeDept, 38yo Farhia Hassan was among women in a dozen countries funneling money to the group 2 US-based members were convicted in 2016
Somalia army retakes Guriel after ASWJ Suffi militia vacated the town following 4-day battle that left 120+ ppl dead & 600+ wounded. Meanwhile US govt says will review its support for Somalia's Danab forces over participation in Guriel fighting against none-AlShabaab fighters
Death toll rises to at least 120 as fighting between Somalia gov forces and ASWJ suffi militias in Guriel town enters its 4th day. Both sides receive reinforcement. Somali army says it deploys heavy artillery from AMISOM bases in Mogadishu to the frontlines against the militia
UN condemns the targeting of hospitals in Guriel following fighting between federal government/regional forces on one side, and the militias of ASWJ. Over 100,000 were forced to flee their homes by the hostility, statement
A group of people has held protest in Mogadishu against an ongoing fighting in Guriel that has been taking its toll on the civilians, with protesters accused president @M_Farmaajo & Galmudug leadership of being responsible for the loss of lives in Guriel
Nearly 7.7 million Somalis face food shortages due to droughts, floods, impact of locust on crops, Covid, and conflict including blockades in some regions, statement. Displacement is another factor with up to 18k people already displaced by the fighting in Guriel town
Garissa family seeks justice for kin who was allegedly killed by KDF soldiers
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