As if Somalia wasn’t faced with enough challenges as of late, a new crisis is brewing on the horizon.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ---Somalia's cabinet has taken an unusual step aimed at curbing the flow of foreign workers arriving in the war-torn country, passing a draft law prioritizing locals more willingly than foreigners.
Somali and African forces aim to drive al Shabaab Islamist militants out of one of the last major tracts of territory in southern Somalia that the group still holds and which it uses to launch attacks, the Somali prime minister said on Thursday.
NAIROBI — Kenya has appealed to donors after its plan to shut down the world's largest refugee camp and send Somalis back home ran into funding problems, reports said Wednesday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ---A car bomb targeting a small restaurant in the Somali capital has killed at least nine people in the Somali capital, the latest in string of attacks in the horn of Africa nation, police
GAROWE (HOL)----A bomb tore apart a bus carrying UN employees in northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least ten people and wounded seven others in rare attacks in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region, officials told HOL.
NAIROBI (HOL) ---The Kenyan-based Somali Muslim scholars have condemned Al-Shabab’s terrorist attack on Garissa University in which at least 147 people were killed on two weeks ago, joining mainstream Muslim communities who stood by Kenyans in the fight against extremists.
MOGADISHU — Gunmen from Somali Islamist group al-Shabab killed a regional lawmaker on Saturday after he had taken his wife to hospital in the capital Mogadishu, the group and officials said.
Hampered by a combination of political unrest, a lack of funding and poor infrastructure, Somalia have entered qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations only once, in 1974.
NAIROBI (HOL)--- The European Union on Thursday condemned the execution of six prisoners by Somaliland breakaway region in northern Somalia and said its an unexpected act that serves as a setback in the progress made in spreading the rule of law in Somaliland.
NAIROBI -- Kenyan parliamentarians on Wednesday pledged dialogue with the international community to facilitate voluntary repatriation of Somali refugees.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ---- The death toll from an Al-Shabab attack on Somalia's higher education ministry has risen to 17 people, officials said Tuesday, in the latest deadly attack against Somali government