Companies that move money between the U.S. and Somalia are scrambling to stay in business after the main U.S. bank servicing them said it would close their accounts, the latest fallout from a broad U.S. crackdown on money laundering.
China firmly supports the peace process in Somalia and will work with the international community to help the country achieve enduring peace, stability and development, said a Chinese envoy here on Wednesday.
With calls to improve the strained relations between Somalia's central government and regional administrations grow, two regional leaders arrived in the Somali capital Wednesday to hold talk talks with the president.
Report: Somali Minorities Vulnerable to Sexual Violence
A new report says Somali women and girls from minority clans are more vulnerable to sexual violence due to poverty, marginalization and discriminatory attitudes. The perpetrators include members of dominant clans, militias and security forces, and even African Union soldiers.