The Ethiopian National Defense Force on Saturday confirmed an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and said Ethiopian forces are preparing a "massive offensive" in response.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, who made headlines last November after becoming the first Somali American ever elected to the U.S. Congress, will tell her life story in an upcoming memoir, Forbes reports.
Tana River Governor Dhadho Godhana has asked all Somali refugees in Kenya to return home.
Somalia President Mohamed Farmaajo has said his government is ready to cooperate with Kenya to eliminate terrorism.
Kenyan security forces have killed all five attackers who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel complex, taking at least 21 lives and causing hundreds ….
Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks from an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab.
The Somali Lower House voted today to amend the constitution to allow foreign nationals to govern the Central Bank.