MOGADISHU - A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his deputy has been arrested for the murder, senior army sources said.
Miraa exporters serving the Mogadishu market have started a boycott on the trade citing high farm gate prices.
MOGADISHU-- Several Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Tuesday in heavy fighting between Somali National Army and the militant group near Baidoa town, southwest Somalia, officials said.
More than 4,000 people are homeless two weeks after security forces demolished camps sheltering internally displaced Somalis
Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants, who have carried out frequent bombings in the capital, Mogadishu, said a former leader who defected to the government side was an apostate who could be killed.
A Somali refugee who lived through a deadly civil war and famine which killed hundreds of thousand of people has called for a renewed public focus on rebuilding the war-torn country.
We may never know the human or financial cost of the war in Somalia. The Kenyan government, which at the end of 2011 placed its soldiers under the African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom), has never made public the number of its troops killed or amount of money it has spent on the war.
President of the United States (U.S.) Donald John Trump has reportedly made disparaging remarks about African and Haitian migrants in the U.S.
Unidentified airstrike targeted suspected Al-Shabaab militant on a minibus near Bariiri location about 45 kilometers south of the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, officials said on Wednesday.
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday begun a two-week basic training course on forensic fingerprint for the Somali police officers to investigate criminal cases.