Mogadishu – Once, in the 1960s and 70s, it was known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean.” That was before decades of armed conflict and instability drove visitors away from Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, leaving a once-thriving tourism a distant memory.
The arresting images of young women and men in white T-shirts and red ribbons tied around their heads clearing debris at the 14 October bomb blast site in Mogadishu was uplifting to victims of the heinous terror attack against innocent civilians.
Mogadishu – The Somali Police Force (SPF) today marked the 74th anniversary of its founding in a ceremony held at the same location where a suicide bomber killed more than a dozen of the force’s members just six days ago.
The devolution of authority in Somalia’s federal system took another step forward in the city of Baidoa this week as senior officials of the country’s South West State launched the formation of local councils in the districts of Barawe and Baidoa.
Mogadishu – What’s a 27-year-old Sri Lankan woman doing in the middle of Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, a city rebuilding after many years of chaos and civil war?
In the case of Jayathma Wickramanayake, she’s doing her job.
Mogadishu – Hundreds of youth representatives from around Somalia have gathered in the capital city for talks on the future development of young Somalis, who make up more than two thirds of the east African country’s population.
Mogadishu - Somali prosecutors from the federal government and federal member states held their first annual conference in Mogadishu this week, and they agreed to establish a Somali Prosecutors Association to strengthen the role that prosecutors play in the country’s justice syst