Somalia explosions: 100 dead

Brussels 30.10.202 2At least 100 people have been killed and 300 injured after two explosions shattered the capital of Somalia in an ongoing attack on the country’s education ministry. The attack occurred in a busy area where several key government offices are situated, and on a day when the nation’s President, Prime minister and other…

EU on Mogadishu attacks

Brussels 25.03.2022 “The European Union stands in solidarity with the Somali people after the recent bomb attacks in Mogadishu and Beledweyne District. These terror attacks on innocent people included the targeting of the international airport and the main hospital where casualties of a previous attack were being brought” reads the statement by the European External…

Somalia power succession crisis deepens

The Somalia opposition alliance said they would reject any attempt to extend the term of President Mohamed Abdullahi and stepped forward with a project of the election a transitional leader to govern until a new president can be chosen by lawmakers. Like I have always promised, the interest of our Nation and our people remains…

Somali: Al Shabaab explosion in Mogadishu

Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, in which nine people including four attackers are reported to have been killed, according to Reuters Africa reports. A car bomb exploded near a popular hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday, January 31. The explosion was followed…

Mogadishu Elite Hotel blasts left 43 injured

At least 16 people were killed in an suicide bomb atttack on Sunday, August 16, by the Islamist group al Shabaab on a seaside hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, according to government spokesman Ismail Mukhtar Omar. The toll includes 11 victims and five assailants, Omar underlind in a Tweet late on Sunday. At least 16…

Car bomb Mogadishu Hotel attack

The gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, following a huge explosion on its premises, witnesses and police said. Presumabley the assault has been undertakien in attempt to assassinate the Somali education Minister, experts said. At least one person has been killed in Mogadishu, Somalia, in an attack after a car bomb went off…

Al Shabaab attack in Mogadishu

A huge blast rocked a military base in Mogadishu, Somalia capital, killing at least eight people and injuring 14, emergency workers said, and the militant group al Shabaab has already claimed responsiblity. Soldiers opened fire after the explosion which sent clouds of smoke into the sky, said a resident of from the area. “We ran…

Borrell regrets events in Somalia

“Somalia is still on a long journey of national recovery to become free of insecurity, free of debt and free to vote leaders into power. Until that time, the leaders of the Somali nation bear a special responsibility to ensure that a consensus is achieved and maintained in national politics” reads the statement of Josep…

Turkey sends medics to Mogadishu

Military cargo plane from Turkey landed in Mogadishu on December 29 to evacuate people badly wounded in a truck bombing a day earlier that killed at least 90 people, including two Turkish nationals. The injured from a deadly explosion in Mogadishu are being taken to a Turkish Air Force aircraft for medical evacuation to Turkey….

Borrell expresses condolences to Somalians

“Today’s car bomb attack in Mogadishu has caused the lives of many and injured a lot people. We wish for a speedy recovery of those injured, and reaffirm our continued solidarity and support to the people of Somalia” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell wrote in his Twitter micro blog. Today’s car bomb attack in…