Thursday 29 May 2014
UN and international partners call for resolution of Somali political crisis
MOGADISHU (KON) - The United Nations, the European Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today issued a joint appeal for a resolution of the political crisis in Somalia, adding that they stand ready to hold to account anyone who poses an obstacle to progress in the Horn of Africa nation.
Wednesday 28 May 2014
Somali army chief escapes assassination attempt
MOGADISHU (KON)--Somalia's army chief has escaped an apparent bomb attack in the capital, Mogadishu.
Somalia’s Shebab claim Djibouti attack against ‘crusaders’
MOGADISHU (KON) - Somalia's Shebab rebels on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a weekend bomb attack on a Djibouti restaurant packed with Westerners, saying it targeted French "crusaders".
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Turkish Airlines employee killed in Somalia attack: Spokesman
MOGADISHU (KON)-A senior Turkish Airlines security employee was killed Tuesday in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu, an airline spokesman and a Somali police official said.
Three Ugandan peacekeepers killed during Somalia attack
MOGADISHU (KON)-Three Ugandan AMISOM peacekeepers are among the victims of Saturday’s attack on the Somali Parliament by al-Shabaab
Somalia: 27 killed, Scores injured in Ambush Attack on Army base near Wajid town
WAJID (KON)--A Somali official says at least 27 people were killed and dozens have been wounded in an ambush attack against a military base near Wajid district in Bakool province, KON reports.
Monday 26 May 2014
Two Kenyan soldiers killed in suspected Shebab attack
Nairobi (KON) - Two Kenyan soldiers were killed Monday when militants from Somalia's Shebab rebels ambushed a military convoy near Lamu on the Kenya-Somalia border, reports said.
Djibouti Says Couple that Bombed Restaurant Probably Somali
DJIBOUTI (KON) — A man and woman who blew themselves up in a restaurant in Djibouti on Saturday - in the first attack of its kind in the East African state - were probably Somalis, the interior minister said.
Somalia: A military tribunal Executes Al shabab member in Mogadishu
MOGADISHU (KON) - A military court in Somalia's Capital, Mogadishu has on Monday executed a man accused of being a member of Al shabab militants, KON reports.
Death toll from Djibouti Restaurant bombing rose to 20, including 2 bombers
NAIROBI (KON) - Twenty people were killed, including a male and female suicide bomber, and 15 wounded in late Saturday’s attack on a restaurant popular with Westerners in central Djibouti, local media said Sunday.
Uganda churches on high alert after Al shabab terrorist attack warning
KAMPALA (KON) - Churches in Uganda have been told they may be targeted by Somalian Islamist terrorist group, Al-Shabab.
Somali president returns home, declares final offensive against Al shabab
MOGADISHU (KON) - Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the president of Somalia's Federal government has on Sunday returned back to Mogadishu, after paying a short visit to South Africa, KON reports.