Operation Linda Boni a success, says Lamu administrator
Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri has said security forces who have been conducting the multiagency Operation Linda Boni for nine months now have successfully flushed out Al-Shabaab militants from the Boni Forest.
Int’l community lauds Somali president on election ruling
Somalia’s international partners have welcomed Somali president’s decree which bypassed the parliament which resisted calls to approve the electoral process submitted by the government last month and called for an election in the country.
U.N., Western donors urge Somalia to speed up vote process
The U.N. Security Council and Western donors have urged Somalia's parliament to speed up approval of new election rules to ensure an August vote is held on time, saying delays put recovery from conflict at risk.
United States Concern Over Delays in Somalia's Electoral Process
Washington, DC - The United States is increasingly concerned about delays in the 2016 Somali electoral process. The Federal Government of Somalia, Somali parliament, and regional leaders have repeatedly voiced their commitment to hold an electoral process on schedule, in accordance with the Somali constitution and resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.