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Turkey President Arrives in Somalia

Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan who has been visiting countries in the East African region arrived in Mogadishu on Sunday morning. President Erdogan was received at the Mogadishu airport by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, Prime Minister [Continue Reading...]

Anti-Charlie Hebdo protests rock Somalia

Anti-Charlie Hebdo protests rock Somalia

Protests against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have been held across Somalia as thousands of people in almost all major cities chanted slogans against its printing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. Protesters gathered in Banadir, [Continue Reading...]

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke

Somali PM dissolves new cabinet

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has dismissed his newly nominated cabinet, a government official told Xinhua in the wee hours Saturday. "The PM decided to dissolve the newly appointed cabinet due to strong opposition from [Continue Reading...]

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke

Somalia’s prime minister names his cabinet

Somalia's newly appointed prime minister named a giant cabinet of 60 people late on Sunday, as he warned of the "huge task" ahead to bring peace to the war-torn nation. Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, endorsed by parliament last [Continue Reading...]