Nine people convicted in a government investigation of terror recruitment and financing for an al-Qaida-linked group in Somalia are to be sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.
As many as 3,000 African Union peacekeepers have been killed in Somalia in recent years in an attempt to end an Islamist insurgency and bring stability to the Horn of Africa nation, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday.
LONDON: HE Qatari Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs Dr. Khalid Bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, has announced that his country has offered $18 million in contribution to the somali government to help carry out four pillars dealing with consolidating the infrastructre projects, the development projects, updating the management institutions and supporting the health care and education.
Somalia won international pledges of extra cash and military assistance on Tuesday at a major conference convened to help the East African country cope with the twin threats of Islamic militancy and piracy.
London - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday urged the international community to seize the moment, at an international conference in London aimed at rebuilding Somalia after two decades of conflict.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to host an international conference in London to help Somalia end more than two decades of conflict. The conference will focus on rebuilding its security forces and tackling rape - a largely taboo subject in Somalia.