NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama's ambassador to Kenya announced his resignation on Friday ahead of the publication of a U.S. government audit that will be critical of his leadership of the most important embassy in East Africa
DUBAI // An historic meeting between the presidents of Somalia and Somaliland in Dubai today may be the first step towards ending years of bloodshed there. The meeting, facilitated by the UAE, was the first in 21 years.
The blue and white uniform looks new and its wearer seems small and uncertain amid the mayhem of a Mogadishu rush hour. The drivers, many of whom are armed, are not yet used to the sight of a traffic policeman. It's something most Somalis haven't seen in their capital for 20 years.
A Somali military official says hundreds of African Union and Somali troops have swept into a town north of Mogadishu, forcing al-Shabab militants to flee.
Mogadishu—Hundreds of the US military troops have been deployed in Somalia for secret operations in the capital Mogadishu, Press TV reports.