Nigeria on path of Somalia, South Sudan, Mali, ex-editor insists
Former General Manager, Plateau Publishing Corporation, Mr. Jonathan Ishaku, yesterday said Nigeria had crossed the “threshold into the unenviable company of fragile states of Somalia, Mali and South Sudan portraying the nation as a failed state.” The one-time Editor of the defunct Champion Newspapers, while speaking at the maiden colloquium of the state council of…
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.
Al Shabaab kill 5 police in northeast Kenya, official says
Somalia’s al Shabaab group killed five police officers early on Friday in northeast Kenya, in an area where the Islamist militants have in the past attacked military and civilian targets, a senior official said.
Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 police in academy bombing
A suicide bomber from Somalia's Shabaab insurgents killed 18 police officers and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up inside the country's main police academy, the force's chief said.
Turkey inaugurates military academy in Somalia
Turkey inaugurated on Saturday the largest foreign-run military training centre in Somalia, where local troops are due to take over the protection of a nation threatened by Shabaab Islamist attacks.
Trump's travel ban could be expanded after Sunday
President Donald Trump's contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America's door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.
More than 10 soldiers killed in Somalia attack
More than 10 soldiers died on Sunday and several others were wounded when Al-Qaeda-aligned Shabaab militants stormed a base in southern Somalia, security sources said.
Uganda says 12 killed in Somalia Shabaab attack
Uganda's military said on Monday it had lost 12 soldiers in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants in southern Somalia.