NAIROBI — The Somali government says it's not ready to take any action that could threaten its relationship with its neighbor Kenya. The announcement comes amidst simmering tensions over potential offshore oil deposits and an incident where Somali government officials and diplomats were denied entry to Kenya this week.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Few restaurateurs consider the threat of piracy in their plans but Abdulkadir Mohamed did so for his La Lanterna floating restaurant now moored off Mogadishu’s popular Lido beach.
A former Somali army colonel who has been living and working for decades in Northern Virginia had engaged in torture in his homeland and must pay his victim half a million dollars, a jury in Alexandria found Tuesday.
MOGADISHU, May 20 (Reuters) - Somalia passed a petroleum sector law on Monday, paving the way for exploration in its waters that could potentially transform the troubled country's economy if hydrocarbon riches are found.
In a restaurant in Eastleigh, a noisy Nairobi suburb, Shariff Omar, a Kenyan Somali, reaches for a brown folder.