Somalia Marks 62 Years of Independence Amid deep divisions and Challenges
The ongoing political impasse in Somalia, according to Blinken has broader implications, including undermining Somalia’s economic reforms and putting in jeopardy timely international debt relief.
Beledweyne, which lies 350 kilometers north of the capital, Mogadishu serves as the regional capital of Hiran and the city has been hosting clashes between local militia against HirShabelle leader and SNA.
Mohamed Abdi Ali "Mohamed Dheere" and Abdirahman Abdi Idow "Khaire", both sustained wounds after they were targeted with IED while heading to their houses walking on foot.
Kenya wants Somalia to withdraw the maritime boundary case from the ICJ and end the row outside the court.
The three family members - two brothers and a niece were reportedly killed on clan revenge grounds.
Taariikhda Madow ee uu ka tagay Siyaad Barre waxaa jira qaybo badan oo aan weli la soo bandhigin daboolkana laga qaadin, barnaamijkaan gaarka ah, Keydmedia waxey idiin soo bandhigeysa Xasuuqii ka dhacay Bay & Bakool. Maxamed Siyaad asiga oo ku naf raadsanaya Gobolka Gedo, tuulada Buurdhuubo, wuxuu geystay Xasuuq baaxad weyn, kadibna xaaluufiyay wixii hanti ahaa oo ay dadka daga Bay iyo Bakool lahaayeen; waa dukaamo, waa bakaaro, waa xoolo.
Last Friday, an IED struck a bus carrying a football team in Kismayo, the current seat of Jubaland, killing at least four people.
Farmaajo whose term as President ended has promised to refrain from becoming a candidate in the next election during his election campaign in 2017.