Somalia

Somalia's Jubaland region re-elects Ahmed Mohamed as president

Ahmed won more than two-thirds of the votes cast by the semi-autonomous region's lawmakers in the port city of Kismayu.

Somalia's Jubaland region re-elects Ahmed Mohamed as president

Inside Story

Why is Jubaland election important for East Africa?

Kenya, Ethiopia among countries jostling for influence over Somali region.

AJ IMPACT

Qatar to build new port in Somalia's Hobyo

Doha to enter investment partnership with Mogadishu, according to Qatar's ministry of transportation and communications.

Qatar to build new port in Somalia's Hobyo

Somalia

Air raid in Somalia killed al-Shabab fighter, says US

US Africa Command says persistent pressure limits armed fighters' freedom of movement.

Air raid in Somalia killed al-Shabab fighter, says US

Somalia

Al-Shabab attacks Somali military base; casualties reported

Government-run base in Awdheegle, in Lower Shabelle region, hit by car bombs and gunfire.

Al-Shabab attacks Somali military base; casualties reported

Africa

'Somalis lost a great man': Remembering Mogadishu's slain mayor

Friends and colleagues pay homage to mayor of Somali capital who succumbed to wounds after suicide blast in his office.

'Somalis lost a great man': Remembering Mogadishu's slain mayor

Somalia

Mogadishu mayor dies in hospital after suicide attack

Mayor Osman was being treated in Qatar after last month's suicide attack inside his office in Somalia's capital.

Mogadishu Mayor Omar Osman dies in hospital after suicide attack

Somalia

Death toll from Mogadishu mayor office suicide attack rises to 11

Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman reportedly being treated in Qatar following the suicide attack.

Death toll from Mogadishu mayor office suicide attack rises to 11

Africa

Mogadishu mayor wounded, officials killed in suicide attack

Bombing claimed by al-Shabab took place shortly after a visit by the new UN envoy to Somalia, say officials.

Mogadishu mayor wounded, officials killed in suicide attack

Somalia

Qatar and Somalia deny NYT's bombing news report

Alleged foreign-intelligence recording suggested Doha's 'interest' in Somalia attack, but Qatar rejected the accusation.

Qatar and Somalia deny NYT's bombing news report

Somalia

At least 17 killed as car bomb hits Somalia's Mogadishu

The deadly blast happened at a busy security checkpoint near the city's airport, according to officials.

Somalia: Car bomb explodes near Mogadishu airport

Africa

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

In this episode, we also look at Sierra Leone's radical efforts to tackle rape and pay tribute to a Somali journalist whose life has been tragically cut short.

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

Africa

'Brave, inspiring' Somali-Canadian journalist killed in Kismayo

Hodan Nalayeh, who died in al-Shabab attack, was renowned for her 'positive stories' on Somalia's hidden beauty.

'Brave, inspiring' Somali-Canadian journalist killed in Kismayo

Africa

Journalists, politicians among 26 killed in Somali hotel siege

At least 26 people, including a prominent journalist and politicians, have been killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in southern Somalia.

Somalia

26 killed in hours-long al-Shabab hotel siege in Somalia

A suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a hotel where a political gathering was taking place in port city of Kismayo.

26 killed in hours-long al-Shabab hotel siege in Somalia