RAS KAMBONI — In this Somali seaside village, the former headquarters of insurgent group al-Shabab is being converted into a hospital.
While their parents grew up in Somalia, where soccer was the sport of choice, young Somali American athletes spend their childhoods in the urban areas of North America, where basketball is king, and there's a public court in almost every neighborhood.
Al-Shabaab attacked Somali Transitional Federal Government military positions in the central Somalia city of Beledweyne on Sunday (July 8th), Somalia's Shabelle Media Network reported.
NAIROBI, July 6 (Reuters) - Somalia's government accused Kenya on Friday of awarding offshore oil and gas exploration blocks illegally to multinationals Total and Eni because the concessions lie in waters claimed by Somalia.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops fighting Al Shabaab militants in Somalia are now formally under the command of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).