MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali forces killed ten Al-Shabaab militants Sunday following uproar from farmers who had protested heavy taxation by the militant group.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A senior military officer has been shot dead in Mogadishu.
The Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador Francisco Madeira, has pledged to work closely with the new Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Banadir Region, Omar Mohamud Mohamed, to ensure the mayor’s vision of a more secure and peaceful Mogadishu is realized. Mayor Mohamud Mohamed assumed office in August.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia’s Health Minister Dr. Fawzia Abikar has been awarded this year’s prestigious Minerva Award for her contribution as a role model in ‘promoting positive values and knowledge’.
Five people died early Wednesday in a fire on the 14th floor of a Minneapolis public housing high rise, and three others were hospitalized, authorities said.