Mogadishu – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Nicholas Kay concluded today a three-day visit in the Federal State of Puntland with stops in the cities of Garowe, Galkayo and Bosasso ahead of the Puntland Parliamentary selection process in December and the Presidential elections scheduled to take place 8 January 2014.
Nairobi (AFP) — The United Nations in Somalia called Thursday for a "proper investigation" after police arrested an alleged rape victim and the journalists who reported her story for defamation.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly condemned the deadly attacks on a police station in Somalia, saying that these terrorist acts "have caused tremendous suffering."
Mogadishu (AFP) - A suicide Shabaab car bomber blasted open the gates of the police station in the central Somali town of Beledweyne on Tuesday, before insurgent commandos stormed the compound shooting and killing, commanders and police said.
The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Sunday called on aid agencies and the international community to help Somalia recover from torrential rains and cyclone floods induced disasters.