Members of the Somali diaspora living in the US city of Boston on Sunday feted the former president of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG), Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, who is currently a resident at a leading local university.
A Somali journalist working for the government broadcaster was shot dead outside his home in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the fourth reporter to be murdered in the country this year, the union of journalists said.
Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon faced tough questions from parliament on his government’s performance, since he took the office.
Garissa, Kenya: Police in Garissa Town have launched a major operation after gunmen shot dead nine people. Several others were wounded in the Thursday evening attack.
Emerging from the presidential contest of September 2012, Somalia’s Hassan Sheik Mohamud is discarding destructive clan-based politics in favor of anticorruption measures and national reconciliation as well as embracing vital security-sector and economic reforms.