Mogadishu (HOL) - President Farmajo has announced a major shake-up to the security sector on Thursday with changes made to the Villa Somalia, SNA, Somali Police Force. The major development of Thursday’s reshuffle is undoubtedly Fahad Yasin’s - political insider and right-hand-man to President Farmajo - move from his post as the Director General of Villa Somalia to the Deputy of NISA. Replacing him in Villa Somalia will be Amina Said Ali.
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has said Qatar is standing by its "brothers in Turkey" as he announced a $15bn investment into the country's financial markets and banks.
The Aquarius migrant rescue ship has been allowed to dock in Malta after five EU countries agreed to take in its passengers, ending a standoff over who should accept the vessel.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A high-level delegation from Eritrea has arrived in the country to hold talks with the Somali government aimed at bolstering the existing relations between Somalia and Eritrea.
Alarmed by the political and security turmoil that occurred in the Ethio-Somali Regional State last week, oil companies engaged in oil exploration projects in the region have evacuated their staff to Addis Ababa, it was learnt.
The Government has officially launched the National Economic Council, which was established by a presidential decree on July 12, 2018.
The United Arab Emirates will build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea’s port city of Assab with Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, an Ethiopian state-affiliated broadcaster said on Friday.