Somalia won international pledges of extra cash and military assistance on Tuesday at a major conference convened to help the East African country cope with the twin threats of Islamic militancy and piracy.
London - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday urged the international community to seize the moment, at an international conference in London aimed at rebuilding Somalia after two decades of conflict.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to host an international conference in London to help Somalia end more than two decades of conflict. The conference will focus on rebuilding its security forces and tackling rape - a largely taboo subject in Somalia.
At least 11 people killed in Mogadishu as bomber rams car laden with explosives into convoy carrying Qatari officials.
Major roads in Mogadishu have been re-opened following three days of tight security which was the biggest, since the new government was elected.
The IGAD Heads of State and Government held its 21stExtraordinary summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 3 May 2013, under the Chairmanship of H.E Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and current Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly to discuss the political situation in the Federal Republic of Somalia.