MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Hundreds of Somali al Shabaab militants poured into the southern port city of Kismayo on Wednesday raising fears of a bloody showdown with African Union soldiers for control of the rebels' last bastion, residents said.
Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Ongeri was “careless and reckless” when he accused Somalia’s former President Sheikh Sharrif of being behind last week’s attempted assassination of his successor Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud, an MP has said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The great part about being mayor of Mogadishu is that you get to reinvent a city so thoroughly taken apart by more than 20 years of chaos and war, it's almost a clean slate.
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud took office on Sunday, calling for an end to terrorism and piracy in a nation mired in conflict for more than two decades.
When nineteen year old Ilwad Elman boarded a plane three years ago to visit her mother in Mogadishu she had no idea she wouldn’t be returning. After years of listening to bombs exploding on the other end of the phone, she worried constantly about her mother, Fartun Adan