• Cholera treatment centre.

    Picture - Catherine Mumbi Trocaire, CAFOD

    Somalia’s impossible fight against cholera

    This is Somalia’s worst cholera outbreak in five years. So far, 71,663 cases have been counted, including more than 1,098 deaths, according to Doctor Ghulam Popal, the World Health Organization representative. In July, when Hussein was admitted, Read more

  • Katherine Simonds Dhanani

    US nominates Ambassador to Somalia

    United States' President Barack Obama has announced his "intent to nominate" Katherine Simonds Dhanani, a career member of the Foreign Service, as the Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia. Read more

  • Abdririzak Jama Elmi a.k.a Black shot

    Journalist shot

    London-based Somali Channel TV's Mogadisu Director - Abdririzak Jama Elmi better known as 'Black' has been shot by unknown assassins near his home in Howlwadag district in Mogadishu. Read more

  • Mohamed Omar Mohamed

    Journalists condemn murder of Somali media worker

    The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has condemned yesterday's murder of a Somali media worker in Mogadishu’s Bakaaro market, the latest in a string of violence against journalists and media workers in Somalia. Read more

  • Al-Shabaab

    Militants car-bomb hotel

    Islamist militants have car-bombed Camalow Hotel in Bulobarde in central Somalia that was being used by African Union (AU) and Somali military forces. The al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab movement said its raid claimed many lives. Read more

  • Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

    Suicide bomber attacks seat of power

    At least six people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up amongst a group of security officials at a checkpoint outside the building housing the offices of the Somali PM and President this morning. Read more

  • Abdihareed Osman Adan

    Somali journalist shot dead

    Abdihared Osman Aden, a Somali journalist and veteran producer for the Shabelle Media Network, was shot shot several times in the upper and lower parts of his body before being rushed to Madina hospital where he died of his wounds on Friday in the ca Read more

  • UN launches Somalia appeal

    The United Nations has launched its annual humanitarian appeal for Somalia in Mogadishu for the first time in two decades. This year’s appeal is for US$1.3 billion to address the immediate needs of the Somali people over the next year and enhance re Read more

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