Two Dead, 3 Injured in Clashes in Jowhar Town
[Shabelle] At least 2 Somali soldiers have been killed and 3 other civilians were also injured after government troops exchanged deadly gunfire in Jowhar town, the capital of Middle Shabelle region, witness said.
UK to Increase Support for Voluntary Return of Refugees
[Dalsan Radio] The UK government has said it is boosting support to help Somali refugees in Kenya return to livelihoods at home.
Former President Jets Back to Reclaim Villa Somalia After Four Years in the Cold
[Dalsan Radio] Former Somali transition government President has arrived back in the country after four years.
Somalia Accuses Kenya of Oil Search in Disputed Maritime Boundary
[Nation] Somalia says Kenya continued with oil-exploration activities in the disputed area of the Indian Ocean even after Mogadishu sued over the matter at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Abdishakur Launches Manifesto as Campaigns for Somalia President Gears Up
[Capital FM] Nairobi -As Somalia prepares to conduct a Presidential election on October 30, one of the leading candidates, Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame, who is the flag bearer of Wadajir Party, on Thursday launched the first political manifesto that addresses a wide range of issues in Somalia.
Al-Shabab Attacks Kenya Police Station
[Shabelle] Al-Shabab Islamist militants say they are behind an attack on a police station in north-eastern Kenya, near the border with Somalia.
Three Arraigned Over Mombasa Attack
[Shabelle] Three women, who were the classmates of a suspected terrorist killed at Mombasa Central police station, were taken to court on Wednesday.
Three Youths Charged With Heading to Somalia for Terrorism Training
[Nation] Three suspects have been charged with attempting to go for Al-Shabaab terrorism training in Somalia.
Somalia Enters Delicate Poll Season
[Nation] On August 9, the National Leadership Forum (NLF) unveiled the modalities for this year's elections in Somalia.
Presidential Elections Might Be Delayed, Source
[Dalsan Radio] The Presidential elections scheduled in Somalia on late October might be delayed according to credible sources.
Media Associations Condemn Govt Ban On Journalists
[Dalsan Radio] Somali media advocacy groups have strongly condemned government order to ban media and Journalists from the airport.
Kenya Hopes to Move 150,000 Refugees to Somalia By Year-End
[Capital FM] New York -Kenya anticipates to repatriate 150,000 refugees to Somalia by the end of the year.
CS Mohamed Faults Countries for Failing to Support Somali Refugee Repatriation
[Nation] Kenya says it feels betrayed that the world has not offered to support a programme to repatriate Somali refugees, three years after the two countries signed an agreement with the United Nations.
Govt Calls for More Funding to Return Somali Refugees From Dadaab
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -The government says Somali Islamist group al Shabaab has used Dadaab as a recruiting ground
SIMHA Strongly Condemns Govt Restriction On Media/Journalists
[Dalsan Radio] Somali Independent Media Houses Association ( SIMHA ) strongly condemns Federal government of Somalia move that bans the media from the airport and it's environs for next two months.
Dozens Drown After Boat Capsizes Off Egypt's Coast
[Shabelle] At least 29 people have died and 150 rescued after a boat carrying hundreds of refugees capsized off Egypt's coast.
German Expert Details Efforts to De-redicalize Somali Defendants
[Shabelle] A German scholar testified Tuesday that it's possible to de-radicalize violent Muslim extremists using the same techniques developed in Europe to help neo-Nazis break with their pasts.
UK Announces Sh2.7 Billion More for Dadaab Refugees Repatriation to Somalia
[Nation] The British Government has announced an additional Sh2.7 billion (Â£20 million) for the voluntary return of refugees to Somalia from Kenya.
Kenya and Somalia Plan Free Visa Pact
[Nation] Kenya is eying a free visa pact with Somalia as part of a diplomatic offshoot of the recent miraa export row with the Horn of Africa nation.
Future Bleak for Drought-Hit Somalis
[CAJ News] Mogadishu -INADEQUATE funding could worsen the woes of some 5 million- 40 percent of the country's population- who do not have sufficient food. The number of Somalians in need of food aid has soared to over the past six months.