Somalia (/səˈmɑːliə, soʊ-, -ljə/so-MAH-lee-ə; Somali:Soomaaliya; Arabic:الصومالaṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali:Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic:جمهورية الصومال الفدراليةJumhūrīyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fidirālīyah), is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the continent's mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Climatically, hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.
Somalia has a population of around 10.8 million. Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis, who have historically inhabited the northern part of the country. Ethnic minorities are largely concentrated in the southern regions. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic, both of which belong to the Afroasiatic family. Most people in the country are Muslim, with the majority being Sunni.
Wanderson de Paula Sabino (Portuguese pronunciation:[ˈvɐ̃deʁsõ dʒi ˈpawlɐ sɐˈbinu]) ([sɔˈmaʎɐ], born June 22, 1977 in Nova Venécia), nicknamed Somália, is a Brazilianstriker. He currently plays for America.
On 27 April 2009, the right wingback Carlinhos and the forward terminated their contract with Náutico after their bad performances in this first part of the season.
Some of the victims have been airlifted to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, to receive specialized treatment ... He said the ATMIS supported the swift response by SomaliSecurity Forces (SSF) in preventing further loss of life and destruction of properties and remains committed to working jointly with the SSF for a stable and secure Somalia.
... state in central Somalia ... "Three enemy bases were targeted and destroyed, along with their vehicles and military equipment," the ministry said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
... of the AU compliance and accountability framework which guides peace support operations in AU member states to adhere to international legal instruments on human rights, the AU mission said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, on Thursday evening.
Kenyan police said Thursday they had learned from their 'mistakes' as the nation commemorated the 10th anniversary of a bloody siege at an upmarket shopping centre in the capital Nairobi... Al-Shabaab said the attack was in retaliation for Nairobi's military intervention in Somalia and has continued to carry out cross-border assaults.
As Somalia's capital witnesses a construction boom following improvements in security, civil engineer Faduma Mohamed Ali is hard at work, supervising male labourers twice her age and breaking barriers in the conservative country.
"We are only at the beginning of our efforts to eradicate all forms of malnutrition by 2030 and save lives in Somalia," she said in a statement released in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Monday evening ...Global charity urges donors to prevent acute malnutrition crisis in Somalia.
We have seen the forces attack, seize and hold ground," Butoyi said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Sunday evening, adding that professionally trained and well-equipped Somali security forces are game changers in the fight against terrorism in Somalia ... ATMIS begins second phase of troop withdrawal from Somalia.
NAIROBI, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- "Art tells stories. So, even if I couldn't go to space to tell a story to others, my work is already there ...DREAMS COME TRUE ... Six-year-old Kawkib Mohamud from Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, painted a dove in his painting titled "Peace.". Zhu said he was touched because this is the most innocent wish of a child ... .
On the evening of August 12, RadioBaraawe director Osman Aweys Bahar heard gunshots outside the broadcaster’s offices in Barawe, the capital of Somalia’s South-West State... Osman said no one was injured, but he shared images with CPJ of bullet holes in the building, which he said were a result of the shooting ... ....
"Countrywide, at least four children are reported dead, and five children have been left with life-threatening injuries after playing with remnants of war," Bilal said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Saturday evening. (Somalia-UNICEF Denouncement-Landmine Death) Enditem .