2014-07-22 Kenya now sends an estimated 200,000 bundles of qat to Mogadishu daily, compared to nearly half that before the British government banned the import of the stimulant plant.
2014-07-21 Less than 24 hours after taking effect, a dawn-to-dusk curfew in Lamu was relaxed by security officials to allow Muslims to worship at mosques during the final week of Ramadan.
2014-07-18 The marathon and concert series, scheduled for August 8th-9th, aims to raise awareness among youth about the dangers of terrorism and extremism.
2014-07-17 The militant group claims they are providing social services for homeless and neglected youth, but residents say children are being abducted from their homes and schools to be brainwashed.
2014-07-16 The government says the Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) has a countrywide agenda to cause chaos and violence, but the MRC contends it has 'a pact to maintain peace'.
2014-07-15 The Somali government is under fire for not fully vetting all employees at government installations after an al-Shabaab insider helped militants infiltrate Villa Somalia.
2014-07-14 Armed guards are protecting traffic police officers while a request to arm and train the group is pending. Al-Shabaab has killed four officers since the start of Ramadan.
2014-07-11 The High Court's ruling will allow the government to move refugees in urban areas to designated camps, a move refugees say will disrupt their lives and businesses immensely.
2014-07-10 Mogadishu residents say they are seeking alternatives to solving land and property disputes as police and court officials allegedly demand bribes but fail to provide services.
2014-07-09 Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appointed new security leaders, but citizens question how al-Shabaab was able to penetrate the presidential compound for the second time this year.
2014-07-08 After a 'successful' Saba Saba Day rally, the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) released a 13-point resolution launching a new 'people's movement' to defend the constitution.
2014-07-07 Following two more attacks on towns in the coastal region, citizens are left wondering if the government has the will or ability to protect them.
2014-07-04 Lawmakers and citizens say transparency and careful deliberation is needed before the government kicks-off the registration exercise in preparation for next year's general election.
2014-07-03 The Benadir administration has distributed food aid to more than a thousand families since the start of the holy month, but some of the most vulnerable are still waiting to receive help.
2014-07-02 With less than a week to Saba Saba Day, demands by the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) opposition party for national dialogue continue to elicit fierce debate in the country.
2014-07-01 The government brokered an agreement between two rival groups attempting to form regional states, but the absence of a key leader from the negotiations has compromised the agreement.
Mogadishu residents say they are seeking alternatives to solving land and property disputes as police and court officials allegedly demand bribes but fail to provide services.
Humanitarian partners led by the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) visited the Lower Shabelle town of Marka on July 9th in an effort to assess living conditions in the area. This follows clashes in the past few weeks between two clans in the region, leading to the displacement of thousands of civilians who have sought shelter in makeshift camps scattered across the town.