Tag: Somalia

staffOctober 29, 2017

Somali security chiefs fired over blasts

The Somali government has fired two top security officials after twin blasts and a siege left at least 27 people ...

staffAugust 18, 2017

Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya’s Lamu

Suspected members of Somalia’s al-Shabab armed group beheaded at least three men in an attack on a Kenyan village. “They ...

staffJuly 30, 2017

Car bomb explodes near police station in Mogadishu

A car bomb exploded near a police station in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killing at least six people and wounding another ...

staffMarch 11, 2017

Famine ‘largest humanitarian crisis in history of UN’

The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945 with more than 20 million ...

staffFebruary 22, 2017

Britain pledges extra $250mn to fight famine in S. Sudan, Somalia

Britain will provide additional aid money to South Sudan, where famine has been declared in parts of the country, and ...