UN-backed international forum delivers roadmap for Somalia’s future
The United Nations and its partners have welcomed the significant commitments made at a recent high-level forum in Somalia that will be critical to the future of the Horn of Africa nation, including the holding of inclusive elections.
U.N. monitors accuse British oil firm of "payoffs" to Somali officials
U.N. sanctions experts have accused British company Soma Oil and Gas of making large payments to Somalia's oil ministry that created a "serious conflict of interest," some of which appeared to have been used to pay off senior officials.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia owes the International Monetary Fund (IMF) $328 million and no new loans will be given until some arrangement is agreed upon on how this debt is to be serviced. writes JOHN SAMBO.
Mogadisho - The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources acknowledges the investigation launched by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited (SOMA) and offers its full cooperation, should it be requested.
Kenyan soldiers improving Somalia lives in Lower Jubba Region
The AMISOM CIMIC Office of the Kenyan Contingent in Sector 2 has in the past few months embarked on offering outpatient medical services, provision of water through sinking of boreholes and water pans and building of latrines throughout the sector.
AU soldiers arrested over civilian killings in Marka town
At least two African Union soldiers have been arrested in connection with allegations of civilian murders after three incidents in which soldiers randomly killed nearly two ‘dozen’ of civilians after bomb attacks on their convoys in the coastal town of Marka, officials said on Sunday.
Somalia militants observes funeral rites for dead Taliban leader
The Al-Qaeda linked militant group in Somalia has performed a ritual prayer for the deceased Taliban leader Mullah Omar after the Afghan militant group elected a new leader after Omar’s mysterious death two years ago.