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Somalia Launches First National Development Plan in 30 Years

PRESS RELEASE Mogadishu, Somalia The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has today launched the first draft of the first National Development Plan (NDP) in 30 years after successfully implementing the New Deal Compact for Somalia for three years. “This is a major...

One Somali Family, Two Deadly Tragedies

On Dec. 3, 2009, an al-Shabab suicide bomber attacked the graduation ceremony of Mogadishu's Banadir University, killing 25 people, including government ministers, doctors and students. Among those killed was Mohamed Adam Shahid, one of the country's leading embryologists. Dr. Shahid...

Displacement, terrorism and FGM in Somalia

Somalia's current political and security crisis is no longer just affecting its own population. After a civil war that lasted for 25 years, the domestic failure to deal with the al Qaeda-linked militant group al-Shabab is spreading to neighboring...

Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home killed in Al-Shabaab hotel siege

'Anyone who follows their passion to help rebuild Somalia knows there’s always a risk of death' A Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home was among 15 people killed Saturday when gunmen stormed a hotel in that country's capital in...

UN Envoy Keating condemns terrorist attack on Naso Hablod Hotel in Mogadishu and the murder of State Minister Buri Hamza

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia, Michael Keating, condemned in the strongest possible terms yesterday’s attack on the Naso Hablod Hotel, in the busy KM-4 junction, in Southern Mogadishu, that according to eyewitness reports has...

At Least 14 Killed in Somalia Hotel Attack

The attack began when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle At least 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital and took an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police and medical workers said Saturday,...

Somali Islamist militants attack hotel in Mogadishu

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the center of Mogadishu on Saturday before militant fighters stormed the building, a police officer said. The official gave no details of any casualties and there...

High alert as Shabaab militants destroy Safaricom mast in Mandera

Al-Shabaab militants are reported to have struck Damasa Town and destroyed a Safaricom mast and a water pump. Kenyan security officers are on high alert after Al-Shabaab militants on Friday destroyed a communication mast at Damasa in Mandera County. Lafey police...

JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, CGH, the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn, paid a State Visit to the Republic of Kenya from 22nd...

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn gets 21-gun salute at State House

Hailemariam Desalegn is in Kenya for a three-day State visit. Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was Thursday morning received by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi, and was accorded full honours that included a 21-gun salute. The Prime Minister arrived...
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 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...