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US conducts another air strike in Somalia

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The US military’s Africa Command has carried out another air strike in Somalia targeting al Shabaab. The Command said in coordination with the Federal Government...

UK helps Somali National Army battalion graduate

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The first battalion of the Somali National Army (SNA) 8th Brigade has graduated from infantry training at the UK-supported training facility in Southwest State,...

US carries out five air strikes in Somalia

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The US military has conducted five air strikes against al Shabaab militants in Somalia this week. US Africa Command (Africom) said as part of an...

Civilians die in Somali air strike – claim

A US air strike targeting Somali Islamist militants killed six civilians, a lawmaker and relative of a victim said, raising questions about civilian casualties...

Air strike kills senior al Shabaab Somalia commander

A senior commander in Somalia’s al Shabaab group with a $5 million bounty on his head was killed in an American air strike last...

Kenya/Somalia feud

Kenya accused Somalia of violating its territorial integrity and demanded it cease in an escalating feud Washington says undermines the fight against Islamist militant...

Somali clashes slow fight against al Qaeda-linked insurgents

Somali troops clashed with a regional militia in a serious outbreak of fighting over political rivalries Washington says are slowing the war against al...

Telecoms worker killed in air strike

A US air strike on a town held by Somali Islamist insurgents killed a telecommunications worker, his employer said with the US military’s Africa...

Militant behind Kenya base attack dies in air strike

A US air strike over the weekend in Somalia killed an Islamist militant who helped plan last month’s attack on a Kenya military base...

Militants kill Somali soldiers

Islamist al Shabaab militants killed 12 Somali soldiers and briefly captured a military base south-west of the capital, officials said, underscoring the insurgents’ ability...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...