Turkish workers have flooded Somalia - a country many have long considered too dangerous to work in - to rebuild it and burnish Ankara's image as a regional player and powerful force in the Islamic world.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Beachfront dining, fresh lobster, and a European clientele: Somalia’s restaurant scene is quickly changing for the better.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - In a sprawl of plastic refugee shelters and mortar-blasted buildings in Mogadishu, a mud-caked Turkish engineering team monitors the drilling of a new borehole while their armed guards chat lazily under a tree, guns across laps.
Somalia needs more international support during and after the transition process, leaders of the international community agree. Building a domestic security force is a priorty for the country to sustain peace and development
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging the international community to bolster security in Somalia as the country moves from its current transitional government.
Somalia needs a global reconstruction effort to back up ongoing stabilisation efforts and stop the Horn of Africa's 20-year descent into chaos, leaders said at the start of a meeting in Turkey.