Death toll in Somalia bombing climbs to 81
The death toll from a massive car bomb in the Somali capital has risen to 81, a government spokesman said Monday, as rescue workers pursued their search for the missing.
Jihadists attack near hotel in Somali capital
A fierce gun battle broke out Tuesday in the Somali capital Mogadishu near a major city centre hotel, security sources and witnesses said, as a jihadist group announced an "operation" there.
17 dead in Somalia bomb blast claimed by Al-Shabaab militants
Seventeen people were killed and more than two dozen wounded when a car bomb exploded in Mogadishu on Monday, the latest deadly attack on Somalia's capital claimed by Al-Shabaab militants.
Osinbajo and I checked on each other during gunshots in Somalia – Fogam
Prof. Peter Fogam, who delivered an inaugural lecture of at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Wednesday recalled the experience he and the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, had while serving in Somalia. Fogam is a Professor of Commercial Law at the Department of Commercial and Industrial Law, Faculty of Law, UNILAG. The topic of his…
Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital
Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu in what the government said Thursday was believed to be an inside job.
Uganda blames Somalia for deadly Mogadishu shoot-out
The Ugandan army said Monday its troops shot dead three Somali soldiers in Mogadishu after a military convoy carrying Uganda's commander came under friendly fire over the weekend.
Car bomb attack kills six in Mogadishu
The car exploded next to an Italian cafe on a key thoroughfare in the centre of the city which leads to the presidential palace, in the latest such attack in the violence-scarred country.
Mogadishu car bombing 'kills at least 20'
"A suicide car bomber blew himself up inside this market at a busy time, killing at least 20 people and many others were also injured," said Ahmed Abdulle Afrah, the district commissioner of Mogadshu's Wadajir district.