Somalia: Puntland Govt Committed To' Implementing Democracy'-Says President
The President of Somalia's Puntland Government Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas said his administration is committed to realizing working democracy as Puntland people marked the end of fasting month of Ramadan with joyful celebrations, Garowe Online reports.
Saado Ali Warsame: Minnesota’s Somali community reflects on slaying of fearless singer
For more than four decades, Saado Ali Warsame, killed last week in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu, used her songs and voice to plant seeds of peace and unity in Somalia and its diaspora communities in Minnesota and elsewhere.
For Somalia, “Team Canada” means more money, fewer jobs
The tables start to fill inside the air-conditioned Maka al Mukarama Hotel cafe just before sunset. Hunks of black forest cake and frothy cappuccinos are ordered, as members of Mogadishu’s who’s who exchange nods and handshakes. They keep determinedly coming here even though the hotel has been hit twice by suicide bombers from Al Shabab.
According to a recent media report, several Ugandan soldiers serving on peace-keeping missions in Somalia are crying foul for being sent back home before the end of their mission, and their money swindled.
Somalia: Massive Security Operation Launched in Mogadishu Following Killings
Residents of Mogadishu's Hodon district on Sunday woke up to heavily armed security forces following brutal killings of Female Member of Parliament and popular singer late Saado Ali Warsame and other government officials, Garowe Online reports.