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I can’t say that my leaders are useless, but the little knowledge they have they use it less.
A social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day.
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The outbreaks of violence and grenade attacks in Kenya has prompted Britain to issue fresh travel advise to nationals visiting the country.
Fighters loyal to Somali warlord Ahmed Madobe have strengthened control of the key southern port of Kismayo, residents say.
The European Union Naval Force says Somali pirates who took control of a cargo vessel with 14 Indian sailors on board fled after counter piracy ships from the EU and Nato responded.
A resident of a Somali town says al-Qaeda-linked militants have killed two men by firing squad for allegedly spying for the Somali government and the African Union military force.
Omar Khalif, a Chief in Garissa, has described the grizzly details of the events of the fateful day the militants attacked residents.
The number of children killed, maimed, abused and recruited to fight in Somalia has dropped by more than half in the first quarter of 2013, the UN says.
Somalia's Islamist fighters have paraded two Kenyan prisoners, believed to have been captured last month after a cross border raid.
After 22 years of civil strife and political turmoil, a new era has dawned on Somalia and the country is embarking on economic renewal.
Gunmen shot and seriously wounded a Somali journalist in the volatile southern port city of Kismayo, officials and colleagues said.
An American drone has crashed in Somalia, a US official said, after Al-Shabaab militants claimed to have recovered the wreckage.
The Kenya Army has joined in the hunt for two kidnapped police officers who were abducted by Al Shabaab militants in Liboi.
Somalia opened its first investment conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to showcase opportunities that exist in the Horn of Africa nation.
The Somali community in Minnesota is having a mixed reaction to sentences handed down last week in the long-running investigations into recruiting for al-Shabaab.
A group of six Kenyan seafarers landed home after their rescue from a failed fishing expedition along the Indian Ocean coast.
Two women convicted of conspiring to send money to al-Shabaab in Somalia have been given prison sentences in federal court.
Deputy President William Ruto has said that Amisom troops in Somalia should be expanded to stabilize security in Kenya.
A man who authorities say played a key role in funnelling young men from Minnesota to a terrorist group in Somalia has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
As many as 3 000 AU peacekeepers have been killed in Somalia in recent years in an attempt to end an Islamist insurgency, the UN says.
Somalia's armed forces have not received "a single bullet" despite the partial listing of a UN arms embargo because the country lacks funds, its defence minister says.
Fifty countries and organisations were to gather in London for an international conference aimed at preventing Somalia.
Somalia has asked for more funds at a London conference to aid its recent gains in security and justice.
Seven people have been killed after a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a four-member Qatari delegation.
The fight against Somali pirates has been so effective that they haven't been able to mount a successful hijacking in nearly a year, a group says.
Almost 260 000 Somali people died during a brutal famine from 2010 to 2012, more than was feared at the time, a report says.
An American extremist in Somalia is fighting former comrades in the al-Qaeda linked Shabaab insurgent group, in what he says may be his final stand, he writes.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has met with President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss the issue of troops serving in Somalia.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that Kenya and Ethiopia will make a joint effort to reconstruct of Somalia.
British Secretary William Hague has opened a new embassy in Mogadishu, 22 years after London pulled its diplomats from conflict-torn Somalia.
Ethiopia will withdraw its troops from Somalia soon, its prime minister says, voicing frustration with the Mogadishu government and AU peacekeeping forces.
A Somali journalist working for the government broadcaster has been shot dead outside his home in Mogadishu, a union of journalists says.
A suspected al-Shabaab militant has been killed while trying to plant a bomb in a busy district of the Somali capital, police say.
US Bank has agreed to open an account that will allow Somalis living in Minnesota to send money to their homeland.
The UN Security Council says it condemns in the strongest possible terms terror attacks that left 34 people dead in Mogadishu.
A new survey from Somalia says the practice of female genital mutilation is on the decline, a development which the UN says is "encouraging".
A spectacular attack by Shabaab Islamists in Mogadishu at the weekend has enabled the extremists to show they remain a serious threat.
A nine-man suicide commando has blasted its way into Mogadishu's main court complex, some blowing up their explosives vests while others sprayed gunfire on civilians in a rampage leaving at least 29 dead.
Somalia's police force has launched a major security operation searching for explosives and weapons, a day after a spectacular suicide attack by Islamist insurgents.
Somalia's finance minister has his eye on conferences in London in the next six months to shore up international support for a slow recovery.
Ending Somali piracy requires a shift from reliance on security at sea to targeting those on land who enable the lucrative business to thrive, according to World Bank.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said Kenya will support Somalia in her peace mission for the sake of regional development.
The White House has cleared a way to arm Somali forces as the US normalises relations with Somalia.
More than a 1000 Kenyan soldiers could leave their peacekeeping mission in Somalia if the Kenya government decides to pull them from the country.
More countries expressed their commitment to continue expansion existing bilateral relations with Kenya following a peaceful poll.
Three private radio stations in Somalia’s northern Puntland region have been ordered to shut, prompting an angry reaction from journalists, officials say.
Somali gunmen have killed a female radio journalist in Mogadishu, colleagues and witnesses say.
An explosives-laden car that apparently was targeting a truck full of Somali government officials instead hit a civilian car and exploded, police say.
Somali militants linked to al-Qaeda have urged Muslims to boycott Kenya's presidential election and wage jihad against the Kenyan military which sent troops into Somalia in late 2011 to help crush the rebels.
The UN Security Council is set to ease a two decade old arms embargo against Somalia to help the new government, diplomats say.
Five Somali men have been convicted for the 2010 attack on the USS Ashland off the coast of Africa.
Somalia's president has offered an amnesty to young pirates in a bid to end attacks off the Horn of Africa nation’s coast.
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