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Over 100 killed in border clashes between Ethiopia’s Afar, Somali regions

Border clashes between Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions have killed at least 100 people, a regional official said, in the latest outbreak of violence ahead of national elections in June. About 100 civilians, many of them herders, were killed since clashes broke out on Friday and continued through to Tuesday, Ahmed Humed, the deputy police […]

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Several dead, dozens injured after gunmen storm hotel in the Somali’s capital Mogadishu

At least 10 people have been killed in a gun and bomb attack on a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. A vehicle packed with explosives was rammed into the back of the Elite Hotel in the Lido beach area, after which gunmen stormed the building and took hostages, reports said. Security forces are said […]