Somali PM to face 'no confidence' vote, donors fear instability
MOGADISHU - Somalia's prime minister will face a 'no confidence' vote next week, a lawmaker said on Friday, as frustrated donors voiced concerns over another bout of political infighting which could slow an economic recovery from more than two decades of war.
Somali conservationist bags UNEP's Champion of the Earth Award
Fatima Jibrell, a Somali female environmentalist, won the 2014 UN Environmental Programme (UNEP)'s Champions of the Earth award for her fight against illegal charcoal trade in the Horn of African nation.
Nairobi, Kenya - The killing of Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Somalia's al-Shabab group - although significant - will not herald the end of East Africa's most dangerous organisation, said a confidential UN report that also warned of attacks in the region in coming months.
Somalia: More Than 130 MPs Table a Motion of 'No Confidence' Against PM Abdiweli
Somali Parliamentarians have tabled a fresh motion against Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed on Thursday calling the Speaker of the Parliament to allow to open a parliamentary session to review the house's confidence on the Prime Minister and his cabinet.
Somali security forces arrested 82 terror suspects, including 22 al-Shabaab militants, in a sweep of several Mogadishu neighbourhoods over the past few days, Ministry of National Security spokesperson Mohamed Yusuf Osman said Thursday (November 6th).
UN expert panel issues guidelines on rights of women asylum-seekers, refugees
The United Nations committee tasked with monitoring implementation of the global treaty to end all forms of discrimination against women has published a set of guidelines today to ensure that the challenges faced by women in situations of displacement and statelessness are addressed and their rights enforced.
Somalia's political leaders are at loggerheads once again over the reorganization of the cabinet, prompting a warning from the United Nations to focus on building credible institutions to move the country forward. Analysts say the next year will be crucial for solidifying Somalia