Somalis aided by human traffickers are using fake passports to board the Mogadishu-to-Istanbul flight as a way to flee to Europe, a Somali official and Turkish Airlines said.
Signaling the latest step forward in rapidly strengthening U.S.-Somalia relations, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development spent five hours in Mogadishu on Thursday, the highest ranking U.S. administration official to visit Somalia's capital in years.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis School board member Hussein Samatar spoke out on behalf of the Somali community Tuesday in hopes of shining a light on what he calls a lack of leadership in Minneapolis Public Schools.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP)- A U.S. congressman visited Somalia's capital on Tuesday, the first visit in years by a member of Congress to what until recently was considered one of the world's most dangerous cities.
A Somali-American delegation from the United States is leaving this week to meet with government officials in Somalia. Mohammed Dini, founder of the African Diaspora Institute and former candidate for Maine state legislature, will be accompanied by a half dozen Somali-Americans from across the United States