AU congratulates Speaker Jawari on his re-election
The Special Representative of the AU Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira congratulates Honourable Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, on his re-election as Speaker of House of People in the 10th parliament.
UN to launch humanitarian response plan for Somalia
The UN agencies working in Somalia said Thursday they will next week launch the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan which outlines the humanitarian situation and priorities for response throughout the country.
Attacks on Media, Human Rights Defenders, and Political Opposition
Civilians in Somalia, enduring abuses by all warring parties and dire humanitarian conditions, continue to bear the brunt of the countryís long-running conflict. Government commitments to improve security in areas under its control, and build capacity of rule-of-law institutions, bore limited results in 2016.