The Federal Government of Somalia has named former Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmake as the new Somali Ambassador to the United States of America. The U.S government welcomed his appointment.
UN Security Council strongly condemns attacks on Somalia's political institutions
UNITED NATIONS-- The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned the recent attacks on the sites of the Somali government and parliament as well as lawmakers, describing the raids "reprehensible acts of terrorism."
Kenya: Refugees appeal against forced relocation to camps
Refugees in Nairobi are appealing against a controversial ruling that would force thousands of Somalis from their homes to live in squalid overcrowded camps in north Kenya, Amnesty International said today.
SHIPS navigating the lawless seas of the Gulf of Aden must keep a constant lookout for Somali pirates. The roots of Somalia’s maritime banditry lie in its desperately poor coastal villages, where the choice between fishing and piracy is an easy one for many.