Somali forces backed by a local militia group known as Ma'awisley killed 11 al-Shabab extremists and injured 15 others in Jowhar town in Somalia's southern region of Middle Shabelle on Tuesday, military official said on Wednesday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia’s mobile money platform EVC crashed Tuesday cutting off millions of Somalis from the country’s electronic money pipeline which holds over a billion dollars monthly.
KISMAYO (HOL) - The battle for Jubbaland presidency Monday afternoon took a whole new twist when Ethiopian and Jubbaland forces backed by Kenyan troops almost clashed at Kismayu Airport in what could be seen as a last ditch attempt by the Federal Government to wrest control of Kismayu through Ethiopian might.
The region of Jubaland in neighbouring Somalia will tomorrow elect a new president as the Kenya government covertly intensifies its support for incumbent Ahmed Islam Mohammed Madobe, who has ruled the region over the last eight years.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali Federal Government has declared the election of new Jubbaland state assembly a nullity noting the process violated the Federal Constitution and electoral procedures in what could open a new round of battles between the Ahmed Madobe administration and Mogadishu.