7 ISIS militants killed in Somalia

Somali government forces have neutralized seven militants belonging to ISIS in Somalia's semi-autonomous northern Puntland region on Saturday. The Somali forces have begun an offensive towards...

UN: Al-Shabaab still a threat in Somalia

According to a United Nations report, the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group still poses a significant threat to Somalia. "Contrary to prevailing narratives of successful counter-insurgency...

UN reports over 600,000 displaced in Ethiopia

The United Nations have claimed that since Ethiopia's devastating floods in March that ended the worst drought in decades, over 600,000 people have been...

Reports of 20 killed in terrorist attack in Mogadishu

A suicide car bomb that exploded near parliament building in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu has killed at least 20 people according to Somali news...

China to Trump: One-China Policy is non-negotiable

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has stressed that its “One-China” policy is not negotiable and called on US President-elect Donald Trump to acknowledge the “high...

SouthFront: ISIS, al-Qaeda kept alive in the African continent through drug...

Not long ago, Boko Haram (Nigeria) and al-Shabab (Somalia) declared their allegiance to the Islamic State. While these terrorist organizations are not geographically linked...

US drone strike kills 150+ Islamist fighters in Somalia training camp...

A drone strike conducted by the US military in Somalia has killed over 150 fighters from the Islamist group Al-Shabaab, a Pentagon spokesman said....

Somali elections marred by corruption and fraud

Corruption and voter intimidation have engulfed the ongoing parliamentary elections in Somalia, the auditor general told the BBC. Bribes of between $1,000 - $5,000 have...

Turkey opens embassy in Somalia

A Turkish embassy has just opened in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, just two days after al-Shabab terrorists attacked a hotel in the city and killing...

2 Suicide Car Bombs Near UN Offices Kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu,...