Somalia president tests positive for COVID-19
Mohamud is a former academic and peace activist who was previously president from 2012 to 2017 but whose first administration was dogged by claims of corruption and infighting.
Three countries in the region, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are in the grip of a punishing drought, with warnings that Somalia is at risk of famine.
In last week's segment for Channel 4 News, Jamal Osman obtained rare access to film in Al Shabaab territory and traveled to their de facto capital Jilib.
Barre is awaiting the endorsement of the parliament has last night paid a courtesy call on former leaders Sharif Sheikh Ahmed and Mohamed Farmajo at their houses.
A famine in 2011 killed more than 250,000 people in Somalia, most of them children, and Sanford said people are telling her that today's conditions are even worse.
He made the remarks as he received Wednesday at Qasr Al Shati' Palace the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
During a visit to the drought-stricken southern region of Dollow, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for Somalia, Adam Abdelmoula, warned the situation in the country was rapidly deteriorating.
UAE’s president Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has canceled an in-person meeting with the Somali president at the presidential palace in Abu Dhabi after he received a positive result on a coronavirus test.
This has affected the education sector, forcing tens of teachers who are non-locals to leave. Other professionals also escaped amid mounted security operations.
In June 2021, Puntland has publicly executed 21 men after they were convicted of being members of the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab. They were sentenced by a military court in Galkayo town.
Roble was praised for his courageous decision to restore ties with the UAE last month, as well as for returning $ 9.6 million in cash seized by NISA at Mogadishu airport in early April 2018 during Farmajo’s presidency.
The dispute is pitting President Said Deni and his deputy Ahmed Karaash, who are at loggerheads over who should make the decision to govern Puntland, a move that risks the fragile security in the region.