Somalia Reaches Milestone with First IMF Review in Decades
Somalia should focus on strengthening the key building blocks for stability and growth as it recovers from more than two decades of civil war, the IMF says in its first review of the nation’s economy in a generation.
Anti-terrorism tops agenda of Somali FM's visit to Djibouti
Somalia's Foreign Minister (FM) Abdisalam Hadliye Omar arrived in Djibouti on Monday for an official visit.
On the same day, Omar held talks with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh, during which he delivered a message from Somalia President Hassan Cheick Mohamoud, an official source revealed after the meeting.
Talented Somali refugee dreams of new life in America to honour father who died for his art
It has been said that if you suffer for your art, you will never die. For 16-year-old Abdirahim Abdulkadir Osman, a talented Somali refugee artist, it is the memory of his father's brutal murder that keeps his dreams of a better life in America alive.
Seattle-area Somalis seek to shape politics back home
In a vast banquet room at a DoubleTree Suites in Tukwila, former Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed made his way down the aisle. The crowd of several hundred — men in dark jackets on one side, women in brightly colored headscarves on the other — had been waiting for hours.
Obama commits U.S. to intensified fight against terrorists in East Africa
President Obama on Saturday committed the United States to an intensified fight against terrorists in East Africa, announcing here that his administration would expand support for counterterrorism operations in Kenya and Somalia, including increased training and funding for Kenya’s security forces.