COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Parliamentary Government
Current President: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Population: 11,259,029 (2018)
Land Size: 637,657 sq km (246,201 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Apr 25, 2019: President Conducts a Working Visit in Eritrea - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabait] Asmara -President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohamed of the Republic of Somalia arrived in Asmara in the early morning hour of today, 24 April, for a working visit in Eritrea.
- Wed - Apr 24, 2019: Somali President Pays His Second Visit to Eritrea Since 2018 - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmajo" arrived in Asmara for a working visit in early morning hours today.
- Wed - Apr 24, 2019: Pirates Attack Two Fishing Boats Off Somalia - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] On Sunday, two fishing vessels were attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The attempted boardings were both thwarted, but security officials said that they represent a reminder that antipiracy measures are still required when transiting the high-risk area off Somalia.
- Wed - Apr 24, 2019: NISA Says Senior Al-Shabaab Commander Surrendered to Government - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Somalia's National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said on Tuesday evening that a senior al-Shabab official has surrendered to the government forces.
- Wed - Apr 24, 2019: Three Wounded in Landmine Explosion in Bosaso City - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] At least Three security guards were wounded when an inland explosive device targeted the car of Bari regional governor in Bosasso, Puntland regional state of Somalia on Tuesday.