The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification Famine Review Committee (IPC-FRC) has warned of famine in Buur Hakaba and Baidoa districts of Southern Somalia this year between October and December.
At least eight civilians have been killed in an Islamist militant attack on a popular hotel in the Somali capital, an official said Saturday, as security forces battled gunmen barricaded inside many hours after the siege began.
Pope Francis on Sunday called for international help for Somalia to fight a "deadly" drought that the UN says has displaced one million people.
Somalia's new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says ending Al-Shabaab's violent insurgency requires more than a military approach, and his government will negotiate with the extremist group only when the time is right. [AD] He said the Al-Qaeda affiliate responsible for deadly attacks across East Africa had developed a "coping mechanism" to military aggression and could…
A violent Islamist insurgency, looming famine, political chaos, and a threadbare economy in tatters -- these major crises and more await whoever wins Sunday's fraught and long-overdue presidential election in Somalia.
Ten Burundian peacekeepers were killed in Tuesday's attack by Al-Shabaab jihadists on an African Union (AU) base in Somalia, Burundi's army said Wednesday.
Heavily armed Al-Shabaab jihadist fighters on Tuesday attacked a military base in Somalia where African Union peacekeepers are stationed, causing casualties, a local military commander and witnesses said.
Somalia's parliament came under mortar fire on Monday as the country's newly elected lawmakers were meeting for only the second time since taking office, an attack claimed by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab.
Somalia's feuding leaders were locked in a new dispute on Thursday after the prime minister ordered the expulsion of the African Union's envoy to the troubled country.
Nigeria, Somalia, Chad, Niger, others lowest in water treatment as 500 million lives deemed insecure
Amid the global Sustainable Development Goals and commitments (SDGs) made in 2015, about 29 African nations have made some progress over the past three to five years, 25 have made none, according to the UN’s first-ever
Five people were killed and three others, including a Chinese national, were wounded when "bandits" ambushed a construction site in a coastal region of Kenya, police said. The attack took place on Friday in Lamu County which lies close to the Somalia border. Workers had been constructing a bridge on the Lamu Port, South Sudan,…