Terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the British government has warned. Concerns about a possible attack were highlighted in a statement issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)...
NAIROBI — Somalia’s new government has to build a stronger and more transparent judicial system in order to prosecute perpetrators of sexual violence against women, according to a senior United Nations official. The call comes as Somali government officials, judges and diplomats deliberate on how to enhance the country’s judiciary.
Somalia's federal government pledged action after a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report alleged that state security force members were committing rapes and other abuses against women and girls at camps for internally displaced persons in Mogadishu.
Somalia’s Prime minister Abdi Farah Shidon started his first tour outside of the country since he was appointed on October last year.
African Union and Somali government forces have opened a key route after months of fighting, commanders said Tuesday, reaching the former Islamic stronghold of Baidoa by road for the first time.
Somalia’s first conference on judicial reforms was launched in Mogadishu, which was one of the key priorities of president Hassan Shiekh Mohamud since he was elected on September last year.