NAIROBI, July 6 (Reuters) - Somalia's government accused Kenya on Friday of awarding offshore oil and gas exploration blocks illegally to multinationals Total and Eni because the concessions lie in waters claimed by Somalia.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops fighting Al Shabaab militants in Somalia are now formally under the command of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on two Eritrean government officials on Thursday, saying they had assisted Islamist militants including the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab in the lawless neighboring state of Somalia.
Former President and African Union (AU) High Representative for Somalia Jerry John Rawlings has condemned illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste on parts of the Somali coastline which has caused extensive damage including fish contamination and birth abnormalities to humans.
DUBAI //A group of 31 Somali judges and prosecutors will travel to the UAE in October for training in holding piracy trials.