The Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) says it has deployed more security officers in Adado and Jowhar — major towns in Galmudug state and Middle Shabelle region respectively — to help secure the electoral process there.
Al-Shabab disrupts Somalia’s effort to hold ‘free and fair elections’
Staring at trucks festooned with campaign signs winding their way through the streets of the capital, Hawa Mahamoud was disappointed that she would not have a chance to directly vote for her candidate for president in November.
Onlookers reportedly encouraged refugee boy's suicide in German town
The mayor of the eastern German town of Schmölln said Saturday he was shocked after learning onlookers may have encouraged a refugee boy to commit suicide. The boy had recently left psychological treatment.
Men accused of plotting attack on Somalis in Kansas were preparing for 'social upheaval,' attorney says
Three men accused of plotting to bomb Somali immigrants in western Kansas were preparing to defend themselves in the event of "massive social upheaval" as they accumulated firearms and ammunition, a defense attorney contends.