Somalia's president expects new military push to begin in days
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud told Reuters on Tuesday he expected a new military drive by African Union and Somali forces to start in the next few days to push al Shabaab militants from more territory.
Sierra Leone: President Hassan Says No More Troops From Sierra Leone to Join AMISON
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud who is at the moment in the United States while attending the US-Africa Leaders Summit said no more troops from AMISOM are needed to join the AMISOM operation in Somalia amid fears of Ebola virus in west Africa states.
Somalia: Govt Tries to Come up With Tougher Laws On Illegal Firearms
The federal government wants to come up with tougher laws governing the privately owned weapons in Mogadishu. In a cabinet meeting which was held in Mogadishu on Monday, chaired by Prime Minister Abdiwali Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, the ministers discussed a lot the matter of privately owned weapons and how they should be regulated.
Suicide attack in Bosaso kills top police commander
At least four people including Bari regional police commander Colonel Abdirahman Ali Hussein have been killed after a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the regional police headquarters in the city of Bosaso, the commercial capital of the regional state of Puntland.