Stephen O'Brien, the UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, will travel from Oslo to Yemen, Somalia and Kenya between Feb. 26 and March 5 to meet people most affected by humanitarian crises, a UN spokesman said here Friday.
Mogadishu (HOL) - Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a former district administrator while he was inside a mosque in Mogadishu just after the late evening prayers (Isha), sources say.
newsinsideMohamed Omar, a former district administrator in the Hamar Jabjab district was shot at close range inside Bandhabow Mosque. Sources say the man also worked as a soldier.
Hassan Ali Khaire was born in 1967 in Somalia and graduated from primary and secondary school in Mogadishu. At the onset of the civil war, Khaire moved to Norway where he enrolled at the University of Oslo in 1994. While in university, Khaire was active in the Somali Students Association, according to a friend and former classmate.
Somalia's new president was inaugurated on Wednesday, promising his people that the era of al Shabaab and other Islamist militant groups was over.
Asylum-seekers face risks crossing South and Central America but worry about travelling through U.S.
Mogadishu (HOL) - After visiting victims of yesterday’s car bomb in the hospital yesterday, Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo announced that the government would cover all medical expenses for the victims.
Mogadishu (HOL) - President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo travelled to Medina hospital to visit the victims of today’s bomb blast and announced that his government would introduce a monetary incentive for civilians to join the fight against Al-Shabaab.