Mogadishu (HOL) The Mayor of Mogadishu, Abdirahman Omar Osman, has declared that no militia can hold the country or its resources hostage.
Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire begins a visit to Washington on Monday. Meetings are tentatively scheduled at the World Bank and either at or with senior officials from the State Department, Treasury Department, and the United States’ intelligence community. Khaire, who has just begun his third year as prime minister and who was previously a refugee in Norway, was appointed by President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (“Farmajo”) who himself was selected by a parliament chosen by hand-picked Somali elders in a process marked by fraud and vote-buying.
Mogadishu (HOL) - Somali police have found a cache of weapons in the outskirt of Mogadishu following a search by security forces, an official confirmed.
Mogadishu (HOL) - A parliamentary session focused on the deteriorating security situation in Mogadishu was abruptly halted on Saturday as confusion gripped the halls of the legislature.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just weeks after insisting that American airstrikes in Somalia had killed no civilians, U.S. Africa Command said Friday that new information reveals that a woman and a child died last April when a U.S. strike targeted al-Shabab militants.