Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in war-torn Somalia on Jan. 25 amid tight security, a rare visit by a foreign leader to the war-torn nation. Hundreds of soldiers and police officers had shut down much of the capital's streets...
Offering amnesty to former al-Shabaab fighters who have shown remorse can help the government gain intelligence and discourage others from joining the group, advocates say.
NAIROBI/ANKARA — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has postponed Friday's planned trip to Somalia to attend the funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, a day after a bomb targeted a Turkish delegation in the capital Mogadishu.
A suicide car bomb has exploded at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel where Turkish delegates were meeting, a day ahead of a visit by their President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Somali capital, police have said.
Isuroon, the Twin Cities organization founded by Fartun Weli, stands for advocacy and community outreach in Somali communities.
MOGADISHU — The PM who was elected into office late last year will face a lot of difficulties in trying to come up with a new cabinet list which will enjoy confidence of the Somalis especially Members of Parliament.
A Twin Cities program that helps Somali-American youth is asking for millions of dollars in state money for a plan to combat the threat of radicalization.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Amina Ahmed, community health worker at the CentraCare Health Plaza, has seen the success community health workers have in patient care, and is recruiting more.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's new prime minister was on Saturday given two more weeks to present a new cabinet to parliament after lawmakers rejected his first list, extending a period of drift in government that donors say is hurting recovery efforts.
Kigale, Rwanda (HOL) - The Office of Diaspora affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion, together with the African union mission in Somalia conveyed a consultative diaspora policy conference in Kigali, Rwanda.
MOGADISHU — A senior figure of Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has surrendered to the Somali government, local officials confirmed on Thursday.
MOGADISHU — More than 100 Somali lawmakers on Tuesday vowed to block the nomination of a new cabinet in Parliament.