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:
- Thu - Feb 25, 2021: Somalia Records 198 New Coronavirus Cases - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Somalia on Wednesday confirmed 198 new positive Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 6,444.
- Thu - Feb 25, 2021: Comedy Turns Tragedy As Somali Female Comedian Shot Dead On Set - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] A Somali YouTube sensation was on Wednesday shot dead "accidentally" while rehearsing a comedy on set in Garowe Puntland, a colleague confirmed to media.
- Wed - Feb 24, 2021: Somalia's Int'l Partners Call for Continued Efforts to Reach FGs - FMs Deal On Electoral Implementation - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] The international community on Tuesday called on the Somali political leaders to urgently finalize the implementation of the electoral model to reach an agreement to hold national elections in time.
- Wed - Feb 24, 2021: One Police Injured After Police Station Attack in Mogadishu - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] At least one police officer has been injured after a man threw a suicide vest explosive at police while running near Hamar-weyne police station entrance in Mogadishu.
- Wed - Feb 24, 2021: Swan Urges Somali Leaders to Agree On Implementation of 17-Sep Agreement - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] Mr. James Swan, Special Representative ofthe Secretary-General and Head ofthe United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) The situation in Somalia Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia (S/2019/661)