MOGADISHU — At least nine people have died in clashes between Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels and Somali government forces and their Ethiopian allies, a village elder said Sunday amid conflicting claims from both sides.
Dadaab Refugee Camp - Two youths died and several people were wounded during a grenade attack at a refugee camp in eastern Kenya near Somalia on Friday, an AFP journalist and police said.
Somalia’s economy will soon enjoy the benefits of trading in several denominations of the Somali shilling. The East African country which is in the process of reconstruction after a decade of civil war has been trading in US dollars after its currency lost value due to instability.
The three European men with Somali roots were arrested on a murky pretext in August as they passed through the small African country of Djibouti. But the reason soon became clear when they were visited in their jail cells by a succession of American interrogators.