MOGADISHU (AFP) — Somalia's Islamist fighters retook the key southern town of Hudur on Sunday, residents and the militants said, in the first territorial fight-back by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab for several months.
Police in Kenya lobbed tear gas Saturday on crowds supporting the prime minister as he filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to void the presidential election, a vote the prime minister says was neither free nor fair.
The Turkish Red Crescent sent a ship loaded with food and construction materials to Somalia on Wednesday (March 13th), Turkey's Anatolia News Agency reported.
After long years of wait, the Mogadishu seaport officially opened its doors to livestock owners who wish to export their animals through the facility. This is the first time in almost two decades that livestock is being exported from the war ravaged capital Mogadishu.