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Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Elected As Somalia’s New President

AFRICANGLOBE - Some 328 lawmakers have elected Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo as Somalia's president after five hours of voting Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu. Farmajo won in the second round with 184 votes, becoming the country's ninth president.

Egypt, Somalia Leaders To Meet Next Week

AFRICANGLOBE - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is expected to meet with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud in Cairo next week, an Egyptian official has said. The Somali President is expected to arrive in Egypt on December 29 for a two-day visit for talks with his Egyptian counterpart

U.S. Set to Recognise Government in Somalia

AFRICANGLOBE - When the Secretary meets with Hassan Sheikh, she will exchange diplomatic notes with him and recognize the Somali Government in Mogadishu for the first time in 20 years, since the collapse of the Siad Barre government in 1991. We believe that over the last four years, our policies in Somalia and in the region have made a significant difference in strengthening stability in Mogadishu and in helping to get rid of the key members of the East Africa al-Qaida