The US Welcomes the Agreement between the Federal Government and Puntland State of Somalia
United States Representative for Somalia (SRS) James P. McAnulty welcomes the historic October 14 agreement signed in Garowe between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Puntland State of Somalia. This significant twelve-point agreement is a major cornerstone to the state building process.
Somali Health Minister: No troops from Ebola-affected countries will be deployed in Somalia.
Somali Ministry of Health Ali Mohamed Mohamud (Ali Hared) dismissed reports that troops from the Ebola-hit country of Sierra Leone will be deployed in the country, saying that it had an earlier agreement with the AU mission not to bring troops from West African countries reeling under the deadly virus that has so far killed thousands of people.
Over 1 million Somalis at risk of starvation, UN envoy warns
The United Nations envoy in Somalia on Tuesday warned that despite some political and security gains, the humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa country has deteriorated, with over 1 million Somalis who do not have enough to eat.
Briefing by UN Envoy to Somalia Nicholas Kay to the United Nations Security Council
Mogadishu, - Madam President, Thank you for the opportunity to brief the Council. I am particularly pleased to be doing so alongside the new Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia, Dr. Maman S. Sidikou.