Saturday 14 December 2013
Somalia: Fighting continues for third day in Lower Shabelle region
JANALE (KON)—At least 9 people were reportedly killed while dozens were injured in a deadly tribal gun battle that going on in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle province, Keydmedia Online reports.
Thursday 12 December 2013
Somali president appoints new prime minister
MOGADISHU (KON) - Somalia's president has appointed a new prime minister – the second prime minister the horn of Africa country has had in 14 months.
Clan fighting in central Somalia kills 10, injures 20
BELEDWEYNE (KON) — At least 10 people are feared to have died and 20 injured in clan clashes broke out in the outskirts of Beledweyne town, 350km north of Somali capital Mogadishu, Keydmedia Online reports.
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Somalia: Somali military exchange gunfire in Mogadishu; 1 killed
MOGADISHU (KON) — Somali government troops have exchanged gunfire in Mogadishu's northern volatile district on Wednesday, killing one soldier, Keydmedia Online reports.
Somalia: Security operations in Kismayo, civilians targeted
KISMAYO (KON) — Following upsurge in violence, the Ras Kamboni militiamen launched a massive security operation in the port city of Kismayo on Wednesday, targeting local civilians, Keydmedia Online reports.
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Gunmen kill eight Kenyans near Somali border: police
Nairobi (KON) - Gunmen killed eight Kenyans including five policemen Tuesday in an ambush in the troubled northeast border region close to war-torn Somalia, police said.
Somalia: Fighter Jets spotted over Barawe, Al shabab commanders flee
BARAWE (KON) — Witnesses says fighter Jets spotted over the stronghold coastal town of Barawe, south of Mogadishu, forcing the rebels of Al-shabab and top commanders to flee from their positions in the town in fear of aerial bombardments.
Egypt, Germany restore diplomatic relations with Somalia
MOGADISHU (KON) — The President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud accepted credentials from the newly appointed German Ambassador, Andreas Peschke, and the newly appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mahmoud M. Auf, in Villa Somalia.
Monday 09 December 2013
A Somali court releases alleged rape victim, journalist and Radio owner
MOGADISHU (KON) — A Somali court on Monday sentenced to jail a woman who said she was raped and two journalists who broadcast her story, saying they were guilty of defamation and insulting state institutions.
Sunday 08 December 2013
AMISOM Soldier dies in Beledweyne Blast
MOGADISHU (KON) — A Djiboutian soldier in Beletweyne has lost his life as he and his fellow soldiers carried out a morning sweep operation to collect and disarm undetonated ammunition.
Somalia: Heavy fighting flares up near Garbaharey
GARBAHAREY (KON) — A largely anticipated Fierce battle between Somali troops, along with Ahlu Sunna fighters and Al shabab militants has erupted on the outskirts of Garbaharey city in the country’s southwestern Gedo province, Keydmedia Online reports.
Saturday 07 December 2013
2 injured when mortars aimed at Somalia palace land on Civilian home
MOGADISHU (KON) — Witnesses say At least two people were injured when mortars aimed at the heavily-fortified presidential compound in Somalia landed on residential areas in Mogadishu’s Wardhigley district, Keydmedia Online reports.