The African Jotter

Former Al-Shabaab Deputy Leader Wants to Contest in Somali Elections

A former Al-Shabaab deputy leader has announced his entry into politics, local media portals and journalists…

Saudi Arabia rejects 27,000 sheep and goats from Somalia

Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have cause to be returned some 27,000 livestock –…

Djibouti ‘shocked’ by Somalia’s position on Eritrea sanctions

Djibouti has formally responded to a recent call by Somalia that United Nations Security Council (UNSC)…

Somalia intercepts UAE plane carrying huge sums of money

Journalists in Somalia are reporting that the government has impounded an plane carrying an unspecified amount…

Somali Crisis: Soldiers arrested as speaker denies violating security procedures

The Somali army chief General Abdiweli Jama Gorod says a group of soldiers who entered parliament…

Al Shabaab attacks African Union base in Somalia: military

Islamist insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb…

African Union Peace Keeping Force To Withdraw From Somalia

Contributing states of the African Union Peace mission to Somalia (AMISOM) are concerned about insecurity following…