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.
Tanzanian mediator pledges to meet all players in Burundi crisis
Leading facilitator of the Inter-Burundi Dialogue, former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa on Monday promised to meet all stakeholders who did not attend the Arusha meeting In a statement, Mkapa confirmed that he will be able to meet all the stakeholders who were invited to attend the Arusha Dialogue and was not able to come due to various reasons.
Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits
A pair of suicide bombings carried out by Islamic State militants killed at least 45 people in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday, security officials said.
They said the bombings targeted young men seeking to join the army.
Amid scrutiny and suspicion, Minneapolis' Somali community finds a way to thrive
It wasn’t hard to see who the outsiders in the courtroom seemed to be. All the jurors were white, the prosecutors white, the FBI agents white. Most of the reporters were white, including me.
Mohamed ... Abdihamid ... Farah. Adbirahman ... Yasin... Daud. Guled ... Ali... Omar.
Somalia's government has replaced its ambassador to Rome, in the latest in several diplomatic changes by the horn of Africa nation which is trying to build strong ties with the international community, sources said Sunday.