More Somalia Articles

  • Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing. Technicians crimp wires and test signal strength of boxes while others go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones....

  • 7 dead as battle erupts in Somali capital

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Combat shook Mogadishu early Friday as government troops launched a dawn attack on a house belonging to a former warlord as part of a disarmament campaign. Seven people died in the violence. Explosions and gunfire were heard as troops battled militiamen loyal to the...

  • 500 guns seized: Somalia tries to disarm Mogadishu

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government has launched a new disarmament campaign that has netted some 500 guns and sparked gun battles in a capital that is awash with weapons, said officials who want to get rid of the weapons before they fall into the hands of al-Qaeda-linked fighters Gun...

  • Somalis find new option on airwaves: sports radio

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For decades Somalia's airwaves have been filled by radio stations broadcasting news of the country's long-running violence or troubled clan politics. But now Somalis can listen to a dedicated sports radio station. Gool FM airs sports only, no politics. The station's...

  • Ebola fears nix Sierra Leone troop trip to Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A military spokesman for the African Union mission in Somalia says the AU has canceled a planned troop rotation by Sierra Leonean forces because of the Ebola outbreak. Col. Ali Aden Houmed told The Associated Press late Thursday that the Union decided to halt the...

  • Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said. Saado Ali Warsame, who also was a popular singer of Somali folk music, was shot dead by gunmen who pulled up near her car as she was being driven...



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