Somalia: Nearly all American Troops Out

Somalia: Nearly all American Troops Out

MOGADISHU, 17 January 2021 – The last of America’s 700-strong force in Somalia were due to leave the Horn of Africa country by the end of this weekend. Officials at the Pentagon (the US Defense Department) have not said if members of the force leaving Somalia this...
Africa: Horn in the Eye of Desert Locusts

Africa: Horn in the Eye of Desert Locusts

ROME, 13 January 2021 – Another swarm of desert locusts is headed in the direction of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania, the Food and Agriculture Orgaization (FAO) warned Wednesday. The FAO urged governments in the sub-region to do more to control and...
Somalia: Al-Shabab Kills 7 Kenyan Soldiers

Somalia: Al-Shabab Kills 7 Kenyan Soldiers

MOGADISHU, 12 January 2021 – At least seven Kenyan soldiers serving under the peacekeeping mission in Somalia have been killed in a suicide attack in Mogadishu. The attack occurred in the outskirts of Hosingow, Middle Juba near the Somali-Kenya border, according to...
Somalia: Five al-Shabab Fighters Killed

Somalia: Five al-Shabab Fighters Killed

MOGADISHU, 9 January 2021 – An airstrike by American troops in Somalia has killed five al-Shabab fighters, including a senior commander, the US military said Friday. AFRICOM, the US military operation, has said no civilians were injured or killed in the airstrike. The...
Somalia: Prison Official Survives Attack

Somalia: Prison Official Survives Attack

MOGADISHU, 8 January 2021 – Senior Somali government officials survived an explosion in the capital, Mogadishu that targeted the convoy they were traveling in. General Mahad Abdirahman, the senior official in charge of Somali prisons and other government officials who...
Somalia: Two Death Sentences for Rape

Somalia: Two Death Sentences for Rape

PUNTLAND, 5 November 2020 – Two men who raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl have been sentenced to death in Puntland, a self-proclaimed republic in war-torn Somalia. The men – Abdirahman Mohamed Isaq and Mohamed Abdi Faray – confessed to the kidnapping, rape and...
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