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Kenyan troops strike key Al-Shabaab town

Daily Nation Monday, February 20, 2012 Kenyan troops intensified attacks on Al-Shabaab in Somalia with air strikes on a key rebel settlement at the weekend. They carried out air strikes in Xhwayo Town, 30 kilometres from Belles Qoockani Town on […]

World leaders plan crackdown on Somali pirates

World leaders plan crackdown on Somali pirates

Kunal Dutta and Jonathan Owen   Special courtrooms in the Seychelles and Mauritius and purpose-built “pirate prisons” are among measures to be outlined this week as world leaders gather to plan a crackdown on Somali pirates. David Cameron and other […]

Region must stop Shabaab from exporting terror

Saturday, February 11, 2012 Nobody is surprised that Somalia’s Al Shabaab extremists have formally announced they are joining Al Qaeda, the global terror group they have been affiliated to for years. As US counter-terrorism officials have pointed out, the recent […]

Press Release

Republic of Somalia The Presidency Office of the Chief of Staff Directorate of Communications JS/XM/DOC/ 506 /12 Date: 09/02/2012 Press Release: (Mogadishu, Somalia, February, 09, 2012) The president of the Republic of Somalia H. E Sharif Sh. Ahmed unequivocally condemned […]

Commissioner of Isra, Galkayo assassinated

Abdirahman Mohamed Abdulle, commissioner of the Isra neighborhood in Galkayo was shot and killed Sunday by unknown Gunmen. The gunmen managed to escape after the attack and are being pursued by Puntland security forces. No one has yet claimed responsibility […]

Interest in stable Somalia grows

Interest in stable Somalia grows

By LUCAS BARASA lbarasa@ke.nationmedia.com The international community has shown renewed interest on Somalia following improved security in the country that has been at war since the overthrow of Siad Barre in 1991. Tired of the persistent insecurity in the country […]