Jul 072014
 
Somalia : Nicholas Kay condemns attack on Somali Parliament

UN Special Representative for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemns attack on Somali Parliament MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the attack on the Somali Parliament and the many killings claimed by Al-Shabaab’s since the start of the holy month of […]

Jun 092014
 
Conference on better trade opportunities in Somalia

  STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 10 June 2014, the Government will arrange the ‘Conference on Somali Business Opportunities’ in Stockholm. Increasing investment, in which the Somali diaspora plays an important part, has strengthened interest and confidence in the region among foreign investors. The Swedish Government, together with Business Sweden, […]

Jun 092014
 
Somalia : UN appeals for end to hostilities in Lower Shabelle

UN Special Representative for Somalia appeals for end to hostilities in Lower Shabelle MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, expressed his deep concern as clan-based militias clashed in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia resulting in a number of casualties. […]

Jun 092014
 
Somalia release of MV Albedo hostages

UN Envoy for Somalia welcomes release of hostages, calls for all remaining captives to be released MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay welcomed the release today of 11 crew members of the ship MV Albedo, held hostage since November 2010, […]

May 282014
 
Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia / International partners call for resolution of the political crisis in Somalia

Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia / International partners call for resolution of the political crisis in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “The Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union and the United Nations reiterate their strong condemnation for the attack of 24th […]

May 272014
 
Norway condemns terrorist attack on parliament in Mogadishu

  Norway condemns terrorist attack on parliament in Mogadishu OSLO, Norway, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende condemns the attack on the Federal Parliament in Mogadishu on 24 May in the strongest terms.   Reports indicate that some of the parliamentarians were injured, and several police officers and […]

May 262014
 
Attack on Somali Federal Parliament

NEW YORK, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General   The Secretary-General condemns the attack by suicide bombers and gunmen on Somalia’s Federal Parliament on 24 May 2014. There can be no justification for such attacks.   The Secretary-General conveys his solidarity and support for the men […]

May 262014
 
Terror Attack on Somali Parliament

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 24, 2014     The United States strongly condemns today’s al-Shabaab attack on the Somali Parliament. We extend our sympathies and condolences to those affected by this heinous act of terrorism, and commend […]

May 262014
 
UK Foreign Office Minister condemns Somalia attack

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Office Minister Mark Simmonds has sent his condolences to those affected by today’s attack at the Federal Parliament in Mogadishu.   At least ten people are now believed to have died after an attack by Al-Shabab militants on the parliament building early this morning in […]

May 252014
 
Somalia : UN Secretary-General representative statement

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia condemns attack on Federal Parliament MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the attack on the Federal Parliament today that resulted in fatalities and injuries. A suspected suicide car bomb exploded at […]

May 232014
 
Security Council Presidential Statement on Somalia

  Security Council Presidential Statement on Somalia – 22 May 2014 NEW YORK, May 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “The Security Council welcomes the Secretary-General’s 3 April letter to the President of the Security Council (‘the letter’ — S/2014/243), identifying options for supporting the federal Government of Somalia to meet its obligations under the […]

May 222014
 
Somalia : AU calls for donor support towards Puntland

AU Special Representative calls for donor support towards Puntland’s priorities and development goals ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamet Saleh Annadif has called on partners and the donor community to support the Puntland State in […]