Somaliland detains five for making fake passports

Somaliland authorities have on Tuesday raided several buildings in the state capital, Hargeisa and arrested five people accused of issuing fake Somali passports. The suspects have taken into custody and expected to be arraigned in court, according to the police sources. They were found with at least several passports and More...

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By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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A suicide car bomber targets Somali army convoy in Afgoye

A suicide car bomber from Somalia’s Islamist group al-Shabab hit a military convoy outside Mogadishu Tuesday, causing an unknown number of deaths. The attack targeting a passing military More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Kenya’s Stone miners protest closure of quarries over Al-Shabab attacks

Non-local quarry workers in Mandera county are protesting against a directive by the Kenyan government to shut mines near Kenya’s border with Somalia. The closure of the mines came More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognize Al-Shabab as ‘Global Threat’

Kenyan Authorities hope that Russia will use its diplomatic influence to assist in recognizing the Al-Shabab terrorist group, operating in East Africa, as a global threat. Dido Rasso, More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Two Somali nationals stabbed to death in London

A “selfless and caring” family man who died in hospital after being stabbed was one of three young men to lose their lives to London’s knife-crime epidemic. Osman Shidane, 20, lost More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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At least two Somali government soldiers shot dead in Mogadishu

Suspected Al-Shabaab assailants have shot and killed at least two Somali government soldiers in Mogadishu on Monday night, 21st May, witnesses, and police said. The soldiers were gunned More...

By Shamso Nuur On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Soldiers shot dead in capital amid tight security

Suspected Al-Shabaab assailants have shot and killed at least two Somali government soldiers in Mogadishu on Monday night, 21st May, witnesses, and police said. The soldiers were gunned More...

By Shamso Nuur On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Tropical cyclone kills at least 15 people in northern Somalia

At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over the weekend. Situated at the northern tip of East More...

By Shamso Nuur On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Somali government and UN appeal funds to help flood victims

The humanitarian branches of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations today launched an appeal for $80 million to provide immediate help for people affected by recent More...

By Shamso Nuur On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Wanted al Shabaab facilitator arrested in Kenya

Francis Macharia Karishu, a suspect believed to be facilitating al Shabaab activities has been arrested. Macharia was arrested on Sunday evening in Kayole and handed over to the anti-terrorism More...