Britain pledges extra $250 million to fight famine in Somalia
Britain will provide additional aid money to South Sudan, where famine has been declared in parts of the country, and to Somalia, where there is a credible risk of famine, the government said on Wednesday.
UNSC reaffirms support to Somalia following attack
Strongly condemning the latest deadly terrorist attack in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the United Nations Security Council today reiterated that its determination to support peace, security and development in the long-troubled country would not be swayed by this, or any other such attack.
Empowered women participate in seminar on gender equality and labour rights
A 3-day Seminar on “Women’s Empowerment, Gender Equality and Labour Rights” was today concluded in Mogadishu, and gathered women and men trade unionists from twelve unions affiliated with the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU).
President pledges to work with AMISOM to defeat Al-Shabaab
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo today pledged to work closely with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in fighting the terrorist group Al-Shabaab which poses the biggest threat to peace and security in the country.