Mr Aden Ahmed Hersi, a government spokesman in the Juba regions has told the media that pro-government forces have almost surrounded the port town of Kismayu.
The new information was aired during a meeting held Tuesday between local public officials and representatives from several Muslim organizations.
Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa has witnessed a new wave violence for the second day running, as Muslim youths protested the killing of Sheikh Aboud Rogo,
Tuesday August 28, 2012 (HOL) - Interim Chairman of both the new Parliament and Parliamentary Election Committee has officially announced that Prof Mohamed Sh. Osman Jawari is the elected Speaker of the new Federal Parliament of Somalia following the withdrawal of Prof Ali Khalif Galleyr from the participation of the final voting.
Mogadishu - Somalia troops with the assistance of the African Union MissionTroops, have this morning pushed Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists out of Marka, the third-largest port in Southern Somalia.
Somali president Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has rejected the exclusion of a section of MPs in the new Somali parliament.