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:
- Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Why Kenya's Daadab Refugee Camp May Not Be Closed Soon - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[East African] Kenya may be forced to delay closure of Dadaab Refugee Camp to avoid creating a situation of stateless people.
- Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Experts Warn of Looming Floods Along the Juba and Shabelle Rivers - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] There is high risk of flooding along the Juba and Shabelle rivers given the onset of rains in Somalia and the Ethiopian highlands, the UN has warned.
- Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Somalia-Kenya Boundary Dispute Hearing Pushed to June 2020 - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] The International Court of Justice has approved a request by Kenya to delay public hearing of its maritime boundary case with Somalia.
- Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Somali Troops Shut Down Businesses in Mogadishu - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Somali security forces have raided online forex centres in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
- Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Uhuru Urged to Withdraw Kenyan Troops From Somalia - AllAfrica News: Somalia
[Shabelle] Kenyan politician and former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale has called for the withdrawal of Kenyan troops from Somalia.