COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Parliamentary Government
Current President: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Population: 11,757,124 (2020)
Land Size: 637,657 sq km (246,201 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Kenya Miraa Traders Irked By Move to Bar Cargo to Somaliland - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Miraa traders in Kenya are up in arms after Somalia turned back an aircraft that was delivering 13.6 tonnes of khat to Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway Somaliland region.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Regional Leaders Set to Meet Over Plans to Postpone Elections, Isolates Federal Government - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] The stand over plans to postpone elections seems to deepen after leaders of Somalia's federal member states have set a meeting will be on Thursday in Dhusamareb to discuss the upcoming election without the federal government attendance.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: National Teams to Cut Costs Following Renovation of the National Stadium - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia Football Federation (SFF) president Abdiqani Said Arab believes the renovation and completion of the Mogadishu Stadium will help them cut costs.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Shock As Body of Missing Girl Recovered in Galgadug Region - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] The body of an eleven-year-old girl who was reported missing 17 days ago has been found at Galgaduud region on Monday.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Burundian Amisom Soldiers Donate Medical Supplies to Hirshabelle - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Burundian soldiers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday donated medical supplies to HirShabelle state, to help improve access to medical care by local communities and mitigate hardships brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.