COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Parliamentary Government
Current President: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Population: 12,316,895 (2014)
Land Size: 637,657 sq km (246,201 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Waruru Dedicates Gong to Soldiers in Somalia - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Capital FM] Nakuru -Ulinzi Stars forward Stephen Waruru has dedicated his April Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK)/SportPesa player of the month award to Kenya Defense Forces soldiers at the war front in Somalia, Southern Sudan and Sudan.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Farmaajo Back in Uganda 7 Years After His Resignation As PM - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo jas arrived in the Uganda capital Kampala for a UN refugee summit seven years after resigning as a Prime Minister.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Firm Calls for More Aid for Starving Somalis - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Nation] A leading money transfer firm has rallied corporates, individuals and governments to join hands and support thousands of Somalis hit by prolonged drought.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Galmudug and Puntland Sign Peace Deal in Galkayo - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Puntland and Galmudug states have signed a new peace deal in Galkayo town, the headquarters of Mudug region in central Somalia following Federal govt-brokered talks.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Jubbaland Leader Accused of Arming Al-Shabaab - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Mohamed Ali Yusuf, a lawmaker who was forced out of Jubbaland parliament has accused the state's President Ahmed Madobe of sending arms to the Al Qaeda-linked Al shabaab group.