The July 24 suicide bombing that killed the mayor of Somalia's capital was disturbing on multiple levels, security experts say. Abdirahman Omar Osman was slain by one of his own aides, who was female and blind, and who acted in concert with another one of his employees, also female.
At least six Somali government soldiers and a cameraman were killed and 13 others were injured Wednesday when al-Shabab militants attacked a military base near the capital, officials say.
Said Sheik-Abdi describes himself as “one of the Somali-Americans residing in Minneapolis, Minnesota.” The state has 52,333 people who report Somali ancestry — the largest concentration of Somalis in America — and many live in the Twin Cities.
A 14-year old boy, whose parents fled the civil war in southern Somalia two decades ago, has emerged the top student in the just-released Puntland State national examinations.
KISMAYO (HOL) - A section of elders in Jubbaland has petitioned the United Nations to intervene in the ongoing political stalemate ahead of the state parliamentary and presidential elections.