The explosion was caused by a vehicle that had been parked near a restaurant in central Mogadishu.
More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed when the boat they were travelling in was attacked, according to the International Organisation for Migration.
The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move
More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.
Amid tight security Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has been inaugurated as the new President of Somalia.
The number of confirmed dead from a dual attack on a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 28 on Wednesday, according to the ambulance service in the Somali capital.
A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.
Suicide bombers have attacked the main peacekeeping base in the capital of Somalia. Police say at least three Somali security officers have been killed.
A huge suicide car bomb in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has killed at least 29 people, police say.
Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Five Filipino sailors – held captive by Somali pirates for more than four years – have arrived in Manila.
Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge,
Three men in Kansas have been charged with plotting a bomb attack targeting local Somali immigrants.
Somali Islamist group al Shabaab have bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu, killing three, officials said.
A car bomb has exploded near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least 22 soldiers and civilians, officials say.
Al-Shabaab militants have killed ten people in a car bomb attack in Somalia.
Police think a grenade attack in Sweden – which killed an eight-year-old boy – could be linked to a gang-related conflict.
Somalia’s al Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombs in the country’s Puntland region.
The al Shabaab Islamist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly car bomb and gun attack in Mogadishu.
Smoke rises from a hotel in Mogadishu after a car bomber rammed the gates and gunmen stormed the building in the Somali capital.
A Somali military court on Monday jailed 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in a Daallo Airlines plane bound for Djibouti in…
Hassan Ali Dhoore is said to have played a direct role in the deadly attacks on the Mogadishu airport and a hotel in the Somali capital
A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week, was meant to be on a different flight. Daallo
The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency
A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian passenger jet was caused by a bomb, meant to kill everyone on board, according to the