Stowaway teen says he was trying to see mother in Somalia, official says
A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane's wheel well said he was trying to get to Somalia to see his mother, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.
Burundi President Visits Somalia and addresses AMISOM troops.
Burundi President, His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, today made a historic visit to Somalia to check on his forces serving under the African Union peacekeeping mission as well as pay a courtesy call to Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahamud.
UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns killing of parliamentarian and media worker
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the killing of Mr. Abdiaziz Isaaq Mursal, a Member of the country’s Federal Parliament. Mr. Mursal was shot dead earlier today in Mogadishu by unknown gunmen.
Right now "aid" to war-torn Somalia is structured under the Anglo-American-lead, so-called NEW DEAL for Somalia, and masterminded by a fluctuating stack of six mostly foreign dominated control-groups, who all claim their overheads from the taxpayer-generated funds. Little arrives at the bottom.
Somali President: “Burundi’s participation in the AMISOM mission has made a massive contribution
Mogadishu, 22 April 2014. His Excellency President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud today welcomed the Burundian President, Pierre Nkurunziza, to Somalia and said, “Burundi’s participation in the AMISOM mission has made a massive contribution to the improving security situation in Somalia.”
Prime Minister: “The use of terror will not derail us from the progress made in securing Somalia”
His Excellency Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed sends his deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of Member of Parliament Abdiaziiz Isaak Mursal, Secretary of Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee. The horrific and deplorable killings of two members of parliament have shocked the nation.
Cabinet discusses plans for regional administrations
Cabinet, chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, today discussed the importance of establishing local regional administrations across Somalia. Ministers discussed the process and plans for establishing regional administrations and how this must be achieved in accordance with the Somali Constitution.