NAIROBI (Reuters) - The World Bank has approved $80 million in grants to Somalia to fund public finance reforms, marking the first disbursement to the government of the conflict-ridden country in 30 years, the bank said.
MOGADISHU- Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo was in attendance on Monday evening when residents of the capital gathered to watch a football game in the capital, Mogadishu.
BOSSASO(HOL) – The president of the semiautonomous northern Somalia state of Puntland fired a senior army commander and the governor of a key region on Monday with immediate effect amid criticism over security lapse in the region.
The Somali regional state in Ethiopia has officially announced the closure of its main prison facility, located in the capital, Jijiga.
MOGADISHU (HOL) – Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has canceled his planned trip to New York this week as the horn of Africa nation faces political crisis pitting the central government and regional states, diplomat said.