Central Bank of Somalia sets up Sh251.6m ($2.52 Million) IT platform
The Central Bank of Somalia has partnered with IT firm SOFGEN International Holdings to revive the country’s financial sector that has been in doldrums following political instability by setting up a new IT platform.
Somali police arrest suspected migrants in central region
Security forces in central Somalia arrested dozens of people, mostly young men suspected of attempting to travel to northern Somalia from where thousands of migrants usually set off in rickety boats to Middle East and North Africa each year, police said Thursday.
Somali militants plan major attacks on western targets in Somalia – sources
The Al-Qaeda linked militant group in Somalia is planning to launch major attacks targeting western interests in retaliation for deadly air raids by the United States that killed fighters and leaders of the group in the horn of Africa nation in recent months, sources said Thursday.
Thousands of refugees who have found a safe haven in Winnipeg have Tom Denton to thank.
On Thursday night, some got a chance to do just that when Denton’s lifelong service and commitment to securing sanctuary for refugees from around the world was honoured.
UNSC welcomes political and security progress in Somalia
The Security Council welcomed the political and security progress in Somalia during a mission to the capital, Mogadishu, on 19 May, where representatives of the 15-member body met with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, regional leaders, Somali civil society and women’s groups.