Somali official accuses Foreign Ministry of hijacking diaspora event
An executive at the Somali Peace and Development organisation has raised concerns about the Foreign Ministry “hijacking” an event organised by the Somali diaspora when the country’s president visits Denmark from November 18-20.
Somali government co-ordinates aid distribution in former al-Shabaab-held areas
Amid warnings of a worsening humanitarian crisis in Somalia and the dire need for assistance in areas liberated from al-Shabaab, the Somali government and international aid agencies are reaching out to residents in southern and central Somalia.
UNSG, World Bank President arrive in Mogadishu, pledge support for regional peace & development
United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, arrived in Mogadishu to pledge support for Somalia’s transition and for efforts to strengthen security and development across the wider Horn of Africa region.
SOMALIA: President Hassan fires 21 judges from regional and district level courts
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Wednesday fired 21 judges at regional and district level operating in Benadir and Lower Shabelle region amid a newly proposed justice reform initiative by the Ministry of Justice.