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African Union celebrates 50th year since founding, leaders to map out socio-economic gains ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African nations this week mark the 50th year since the founding of a continentwide...

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A senior United Nations (UN) official today stressed the need for widespread support from the international community for the new Somali Government to help it succeed in its reform efforts. The Deputy...

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Mogadishu: Academy Awards 2013 may have welcomed ‘Samosas’ with an open heart, but a militant group in Somalia has banned the snack without any solid reason backing it. In a way this means...

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting an arms embargo on Somalia’s government for one year so it can beef up its army to combat Islamist fighters, according...

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Integrating aid into UN, AU political and military strategy will threaten humanitarian effort New York/Paris/Nairobi, 28 February 2013 – Efforts underway at the United Nations to integrate humanitarian...

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The UN’s top human rights official has condemned the trial and sentencing of a Somali journalist, and the alleged rape victim he interviewed, as “deeply disturbing” and a blow to “the...

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Decades have gone by and Somali’s have seen many presidents promise to restore the countries pride and beauty it once had, they have come and gone: no change has been made. The only hopeful’s we see...

Untied Nation Special Envoy for Somaliland and Somalia Augustine P. Mahiga arrived in the country on Tuesday for a two day visit to mend worsening relations between his UN office and Somaliland. The visit...

The real gist of irony is to find a situation where a dam brings forth off-springs only to feed them on poison again and again, on and on! This is exactly what the esteemed (or is it perceptibly esteemed?)...

UN World Food Programme – Somalia JOB ADVERTISEMENT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. VA 045/2012     Post Title:            National Programme Officer                                      ...

NEW YORK — The top U.N. official for Somalia said Friday he welcomed the acceptance of a stabilization decree signed by the country’s president. Augustine Mahiga, the U.N. secretary-general’s...

MOGADISHU — Somalia is set to strengthen and reinvigorate its public diplomacy and trade relations with the Republic of South Africa, announcing plans to open an Embassy in Pretoria. This was revealed...

United States Department of State (Washington, DC) document Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Briefing on Peacekeeping Operations,...

PM Raila Odinga meets Somalia president Sheikh Sharif Ahmed in Istanbul/PMPS NAIROBI — A Somalia paramilitary group fighting Al-Shabaab alongside the Transitional Federal Government has dismissed...

Somali leaders and civil society bodies, high- ranking representatives of the international community…(Hurriyet Daily News) OPINION | MAY 31, 2012 Dr. AUGUSTINE MAHIGA The transitional period is...

Photo: Turkey’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somali delegation in Istanbul (Garad Salad Hersi/HOL) DUBAI — Somalia’s Prime Minister Abdulweli Mohamed Ali has...

This image – which cannot be independently verified – is believed to show the bodies of children in Houla awaiting burial DUBAI — Western nations are pressing for a response to the massacre...

London-Seychelles President James Michel and President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo of the Republic of Somaliland have discussed, in a meeting in London today, the transfer of convicted Somali pirates currently...

The following piece is part of our continuous coverage on the upcoming conference on Somalia in the British capital. Our policy of encouraging free and open discussion of the issues or presentations of...

The following piece is part of our continuous coverage on the upcoming conference on Somalia in the British capital. Our policy of encouraging free and open discussion of the issues or presentations of...