Explosion Claims Lives of Six Hormuud Telecom Workers in Somalia

Mogadishu, Somalia – A tragic incident unfolded on the outskirts of Mogadishu, where an explosion claimed the lives of six workers affiliated with Hormuud Telecom, Somalia’s largest telecommunication company. The workers were reportedly killed in a remote-controlled landmine blast while traveling from Garas-Balay to Elasha Biyaha. The identities of the workers have been released to the public. There is a sense of mourning and uncertainty surrounding the incident, as details are still scarce. While no …

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Explosion and Gunfire at Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia: Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility

Mogadishu, Somalia – A loud explosion and gunfire rang out in the capital city on Thursday night as al-Shabab fighters launched an attack on the SYL Hotel, located near the presidential palace. The hotel, popular among government officials, was breached by the extremist group, known for its violent attacks in the region. The Somali government has been actively combating al-Shabab, considered one of the deadliest organizations affiliated with al-Qaida. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has vowed …

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Outrage in Somalia as Police Name Husbands as Suspects in Separate Murders of Three Women, Two of Whom Were Pregnant

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The deaths of three women in one week, all allegedly murdered by their husbands, has sparked outrage in Somalia and led to days of protests over the country’s femicide rates. The suspects in all three killings, which occurred in the first week of February, have been identified as the victims’ husbands. Two of the victims were pregnant. Despite the prevalence of death and violence in a country that has been plagued by …

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