Galkayo (HOL) - Galmudug Regional President Abdikarim Hussein Guled has stepped down from office on Sunday citing health concerns.
MINNEAPOLIS – The leaders of a Minnesota non-profit that works to improve the lives of young Somalis knew the stakes were high when they rejected $500,000 in federal funding earlier this month.
Mogadishu (HOL) - Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a former district administrator while he was inside a mosque in Mogadishu just after the late evening prayers (Isha), sources say.
newsinsideMohamed Omar, a former district administrator in the Hamar Jabjab district was shot at close range inside Bandhabow Mosque. Sources say the man also worked as a soldier.
Hassan Ali Khaire was born in 1967 in Somalia and graduated from primary and secondary school in Mogadishu. At the onset of the civil war, Khaire moved to Norway where he enrolled at the University of Oslo in 1994. While in university, Khaire was active in the Somali Students Association, according to a friend and former classmate.
Somalia's new president was inaugurated on Wednesday, promising his people that the era of al Shabaab and other Islamist militant groups was over.