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GAROWE, Puntland - The independently-owned Radio Garowe (RG), the sister publication of Garowe Online launched a fundraising campaign for Mogadishu truck bombing victims, Garowe Online reports.

The local community radio s ...

BARIRE, Somalia - A Somali official says at least 8 civilans were wounded in a suspected drone strike near Bariire town in Lower Shabelle region on Tuesday, Garowe Online reports.

Ahmed Ibrahim, a military officer in the region, told GO over the phone that the attack was targeted a convoy carrying Al shabaab commanders traveling in the a ...

Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed on Tuesday that he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.

The 38-year-old former Manchester United star, who retired from football in May 2015, is taking part in online betting firm Betfair's “Defender to Contender” proj ...

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The United States condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu on October 14.

We extend our‎ deepest condolences to all Somalis, especially those who lost friends and family in the attacks. We further wish for a quick recovery for all those ...

HARGEISA, Somaliland - Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland has inaugurated its first museum to preserve the history of its self-declared independence in 1991.

The Saryan Museum built in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa was founded by Saed Shukri Hussein, one of the liberation fighters of the autonomous region, loc ...