The head of Somalia's state- owned Somalia Petroleum Corporation has said that the country plans to sign 30 oil and gas production-sharing contracts this year.
(Reuters) - Ethiopia will withdraw its troops from Somalia soon, its prime minister said on Tuesday, voicing frustration with the Mogadishu government and African Union peacekeeping forces that are also battling Islamist militants there.
Members of the Somali diaspora living in the US city of Boston on Sunday feted the former president of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG), Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, who is currently a resident at a leading local university.
A Somali journalist working for the government broadcaster was shot dead outside his home in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the fourth reporter to be murdered in the country this year, the union of journalists said.
Somalia Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon faced tough questions from parliament on his government’s performance, since he took the office.