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Photo: Ministry of Public Services Development Maryan Qasim (left) and Foreign Minister Fowziya Yusuf Aden Somalia's new prime minister has named a leaner cabinet as the country attempts to establish its first fully functioning government after decades of anarchy. Abdi Farah...
The European Union has given Somalia 158 million euros ($200 million) to improve education, the legal system and security, its new envoy said on Saturday, as the Horn of Africa nation tries to recover from more than two decades...
killing a security guard who stopped them entering the building, locals said. It was not clear who was behind the bombings but Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents have conducted similar previous attacks and remain a serious security challenge even after...
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A radio station editor in Somalia says a journalist who was attacked by gunmen last week has died of his wounds, bringing the number of journalists killed in targeted attacks in Somalia this year to...
Somali Ambassador to Turkey visits Somali students in Istanbul (Somali Embassy staff). Somali students numbering 250 offered scholarships at higher learning institutions in Turkey flew from Mogadishu last week. Their destination was Istanbul, the most cosmopolitan city in the Euro-Asian...
Somali Football Federation will soon take over the Mogadishu Stadium, marking the federation’s leading role in resisting al-Shabaab’s austere lifestyle. In a sign of improved security in Somalia, African Union (AU) troops will return Mogadishu Stadium, the most abused sports...
Somalis chat at a beach-side restaurant earlier this month. After two decades of civil war, Somali's capital, Mogadishu, is beginning to recover (Feisal Omar/Reuters/Landov). There is a remarkable change going on in Mogadishu, Somalia — often dubbed the world's most...
The Italian foreign minister has made a surprise visit to Somalia in an effort to renew ties, news agencies have reported. Giulio Terzi's visit to the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday is the first high-level visit from an official from Rome in two decades. Welcoming Terzi, Somalia's...
A cook at Lido Seafood Restaurant prepares fresh fish and lobsters. As security conditions improve in Mogadishu, Somali businessmen and returning expatriates have opened modern restaurants offering lobster and various kinds of fresh fish at the Lido and Jazira...
Nairobi, October 22, 2012-Somali authorities must investigate the shooting of a journalist for a national broadcaster, identify the motive, and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.   Two gunmen shot Mohamed Mohamud Turyare, reporter and...