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Somali man executed by firing squad for raping three-year-old stepdaughter

By MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR /Face2Face A man sentenced to death for raping his three-year-old stepdaughter has been executed by firing squad in southern Somalia’s Jubaland...

Ethiopia accuses aid groups of ‘arming’ Tigray fighters

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s government has accused humanitarian aid groups working in its war-hit Tigray region of “arming” Tigray fighters and threatened to...

Somali PM ‘Roble’ intervenes in Hashi-Guled dispute over poll committee

Somali prime minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has met with the lawmakers hailing from northern Somalia amid the dispute between Somaliland top leaders in the...

Improving flood response in Somalia through remote sensing

Somalia, like many countries, is affected by frequent climate-related hazards such as floods, droughts and tropical storms. Flood frequency has increased in Somalia over...

UN says 2021 humanitarian funding in Somalia worst in 6 years

The United Nations relief agency said Wednesday the current funding to respond to humanitarian needs in Somalia is the worst in six years.The UN...

Garissa woman rep creates buzz with all-female armed guards

Garissa County Woman Representative Anab Gure has created a buzz after she was spotted with all-female guards dressed in Muslim attire, carrying guns and...

Somalia calls on South Africa to protect its nationals over unrest

Somalia has called on the South African Government to protect its nationals over the unrest witnessed in South Africa in the past few days. In...

DP World says wins ruling against Djibouti’s port company

Dubai's DP World said on Monday an arbitration tribunal in London ruled that Djibouti's port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. (PDSA) breached a joint...

Rebel forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray launch new offensive

Tigrayan forces claimed Tuesday to have launched a new offensive in the conflict-torn northern region of Ethiopia, two weeks after the federal government declared...

Somalia: Hormuud Telecom plans full 4G coverage by 2023

Mobile operator Hormuud Telecom plans to increase its 4G telecom coverage to 100% by 2023. Ahmed Mohamud Yuusuf, the company's chief executive officer, announced...

5 killed in Mogadishu bomb attack & Police boss survives

Mogadishu police commissioner Farhan Qarolehas survived an attack in Mogadishu on Saturday after an explosion targeting his convoy occurred. A plume of black smoke could...

FAO intensifies aerial survey to contain desert locusts in Somalia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said it has scaled up intensive aerial control operations against numerous immature desert locust...


EU cuts cash for KDF in Somalia by half

The European Union (EU) and its partners cut by half the budget for troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia after a secret partial withdrawal...