Kenya Saturday stepped up its push to have half a million Somali refugees return home after Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph ole Lenku ordered all camps closed.
They also resolved to strengthen the fight against terrorism by criminalizing ransom payments to terrorists and confronting transnational crime to realize peace and security in the regions.
Mogadishu – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Nicholas Kay concluded today a three-day visit in the Federal State of Puntland with stops in the cities of Garowe, Galkayo and Bosasso ahead of the Puntland Parliamentary selection process in December and the Presidential elections scheduled to take place 8 January 2014.
Nairobi (AFP) — The United Nations in Somalia called Thursday for a "proper investigation" after police arrested an alleged rape victim and the journalists who reported her story for defamation.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly condemned the deadly attacks on a police station in Somalia, saying that these terrorist acts "have caused tremendous suffering."