[VOA] A court in Garowe, in northern Somalia, Saturday sentenced five male teenagers to death for the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Galkayo last month, officials said.
[The Conversation Africa] University of Oxford -Poets, writers and bloggers have recently been on the receiving end of political crackdowns in the self-declared independent state of Somaliland.
[Atlantic Council] Washington, DC -On November 3, the United States carried out two separate airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Somalia, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced in a statement.
[Shabelle] A powerful blast was heard at a bank headquarters in the port town of Bosaso on the Gulf of Aden on Friday night, Witnesses said.
[East African] Until he breathed his last, Mr Omar Hassan led a decent life as pastoralist in central Somalia’s Galgadud region.
[Garowe Online]Garowe, Somalia -Lawmakers in Somalia’s Puntland parliament returned controversial draft media law to Ministry of Information following complaints from press associations, Garowe Online reports.
[Shabelle]Rival Somali regions have sent troops into disputed flashpoint zones in the north of the war-torn nation, Britain, the European Union and the United States said Saturday in a joint appeal for calm.
[Garowe Online]The new cabinet nominees of Somalia’s Puntland government have been sworn-in in the state capital of Garowe on Saturday with President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas present, Garowe Online reports.
[Garowe Online]Garowe -Puntland government in northern Somalia says that at least eight persons were killed during an armed clash on Thursday in Taleh district of Sool region, Garowe Online reports.
[Deutsche Welle]At least 140 people have died from a tropical cyclone that hit Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region. The government has appealed for international aid but the response has been muted.