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Thousands of Sudanese Brave Tear Gas to Protest Military Rule

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Monday at crowds calling for civilian rule and demanding justice for the scores killed in crackdowns since a...

WHO ‘Sets Aside’ Ethiopia’s Request to Probe Tedros Over Tigray Links

A World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Monday that the global body would postpone a decision on Ethiopia's request to investigate its leader...

Deprived of Foreign Aid, Sudan to Expand Use of Gold Exports

Sudan will expand its use of gold exports to cover imports of essential goods as it embarks on a new 2022 budget without foreign...

Al-Shabaab Torches Eight Trucks Belonging to Chinese Company in Kenya’s Lamu County

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) - Eight trucks belonging to China Communications Construction Company were set on fire on Sunday in an attack claimed by the Islamist...

New US Ambassador to Somalia Larry André Arrives in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – New ambassador of the United States to Somalia Larry André arrived in Mogadishu, nearly ten months after he had been nominated...

Somalia’s Cabinet Says 2017 Rendition of Qalbidhagah to Ethiopia Was Major Violation

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s cabinet on Sunday said the 2017 rendition of former ONLF commander Abdikarin Muse Qalbidhagah was a major violation, drawing support...

Burkina Faso Army Mutiny: President Roch Kabore Detained

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers, four security sources and a West African diplomat said...

ATMIS, New AU Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia to Start Operations Within Months

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) - The African Union Peacekeeping mission in Somalia will transition to ATMIS under a new framework agreed with the Somali federal government...

Heavy Gunfire Heard in Burkina Barracks, Gov’t Denies Army Takeover

Gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power. Heavy...

Large Number of Somali Troops Killed in Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict, Ex-spy Says

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - A large number of Somali troops was killed in the conflict in the war-hit Ethiopia region of Tigray, former deputy head...

Sudan Deputy Leader Meets Ethiopia Defence Minister On Rare Visit

Sudan's second most powerful leader met with Ethiopia's defence minister Saturday on a rare visit to Addis Ababa by an official from Khartoum, that...

Kenya Says Considers Somaliland A Member of Somalia’s Regional States

NAIROBI (Somaliguardian) - Kenya’s Foreign Minister Raychelle Omamo said on Friday her country had not delivered recognition to Somaliland and would treat it as...

Ethiopia’s Army Planning to ‘Eliminate’ Tigrayan Forces – Military Official

Ethiopia's military is planning to enter the Tigray regional capital of Mekelle and "eliminate" rebellious forces, a top military official said late on Friday...

‘The Threat of Al-Shabaab Has Increased’, US Military Says

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - The United States military said the threat of Al-Shabaab, Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Somalia has increased over the past 12 months since...

Somalia Political Crisis: PM Accused of Election Heist

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Politicians and elders from the break-away northern region of Somaliland on Friday accused Somalia's Prime Minister of looting parliamentary seats allocated...

Dead, Wounded In Air Strike On Yemen Prison

An air strike has destroyed a prison in the Huthi rebel stronghold of Saada in northern Yemen, leaving many dead or wounded, the insurgents...

Somaliland Plays Down Fears over Ethiopia’s Alleged Plans to Annex Zayla Port

HARGEISA (Somaliguardian) - Somaliland Foreign Minister Eise Keyd has played down fears over Ethiopia’s alleged plans to annex the port of Zayla in the...

Somalia’s President Receives Diplomatic Credentials From Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) - Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Wednesday received diplomatic credentials from the new Saudi ambassador Ahmed bin Mohamed Saleh Al-Muwallad, months...