Security Conference between the council of Ministers, Benaadir Regional Administration and the Defense committee in Parliament was held last night in Mogadishu chaired by H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed. Matters concerning heightened security measures were broadly covered, obstacles discussed and further solutions formulated.
Africa: CAF Mourns Passing of Somali Football Legend
CAF president Issa Hayatou has expressed his condolences to the people of Somalia and the East African football community following the death of Somalia's first national team captain Mohamed Qalaf Aden Shangole.
Somalia: EU Support Reduces Child Mortality in Somalia
The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is providing three million Euros (over USD3.8 million) to UNICEF Somalia to help reduce child mortality caused by severe acute malnutrition and diarrhoea among children under five years old and emergency-affected populations.
Somalia: Farole Pays Tribute to Former Puntland Information Minister
The former President of Somalia's North Eastern State of Puntland Dr. Abdirahman Mohamed Farole has expressed sincere sympathy and deep sense of condolence over the death of his Information Minister Ahmed Sheikh Jama, Garowe Online reports.
Somalia: Appointment of a New African Union Special Representative for Somalia
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, yesterday appointed Dr. Maman S. Sidikou, a Nigerien national, as the new African Union (AU) Special Representative for Somalia (SRCC) and Head of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
Djibouti In Legal Dispute With DP World Over Port Concession
Djibouti said it had started legal action against DP World, seeking to rescind the Dubai-owned port operatorís concession in Africaís largest container terminal in a row over how the contract was awarded.
UK Somali ambassador named as the new Director of the Somali national Security Service.
Somali ambassador to the United Kingdom, Abdullahi Mohamed Ali (Sanbaloolshe) has been appointed as the new Director of the Somali National Security Service (NSS). His nomination comes a day after the AlShabaab attack on the Presidential Palace for the second time this year. He was nominated for the post by the Prime Minister and endorsed by the President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.