MOGADISHU (HOL) – The largest African Union military base in the Somali capital has come under mortar fire from the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group officials said Thursday.
NAIROBI (HOL) – Somalia’s government has expressed concern over the working conditions of its nationals working at the United Nations's International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO) regional office in Nairobi which manages Somalia's air space.
DJIBOUTI (HOL) – Djibouti’s president Ismail Omar Guelleh has welcomed the British Somali-born athlete Mo Farah who won the 10,000m and 5,000m double at world championships into his presidential palace in Djibouti Monday
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia’s security forces arrested 20 people including civil aviation officials on suspicions of helping a suspected suicide bomber who sucked out of a passenger plane last week
after a bomb gaped a hole on the aircraft’s side, officials said Monday.
The suspected suicide bomber who blew himself up aboard a Somali airliner on a flight from Mogadishu to Djibouti was meant to board a Turkish Airlines flight, the head of Daallo Airlines told Al Jazeera.
MOGADISHU (HOL)-Fighters from the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shbaab group seized the southern Somali town of Marka after the African Union forces who controlled the town for more than three years withdrew, residents said Friday.
Few central bank chiefs have been jailed by a dictator or hide a loaded pistol in their desk draw, should Islamist militants decide to call. Bashir Issa Ali has done all that, and now he wants to recreate Somalia's currency from scratch.