THE Somali National Forces supported by African Union Forces from Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) contingent have overpowered Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, flashing them out of Aysoora town, located 280km south West of Mogadishu.
Clashes force 40,000 people out of homes in Somalia: UN relief agency
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported that Saturday's renewed fighting between Galmudug and Puntland armed forces in Somalia had forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes.
Calm returns to Galkayo town as govt brokers peace
Calm returned to the central Somali town of Galkayo Sunday as Somali government officials arrived in the town to broker a long-term ceasefire deal aimed at ending a deadly conflict between Puntland and its neighboring Galmudug state following clashes that killed at least 18 people since last week.
South Sudan's exiled leaders return in hopes for peace
Five senior political figures of South Sudan who had been living in exile for more than two years returned to capital Juba on Friday, raising hopes that a recently signed agreement between the warring factions of the country will bring much needed peace.