The African country wants to divert resources to take care of its people during the pandemic.
A total of 219 inmates have escaped from a jail in Karamoja, a remote, semi-arid northeastern region, some with weapons and ammunition, said a military spokeswoman.
Al Shabab claims responsibility for attack at military base in Janay Abdalla, a village about 60 km outside the southern port city of Kismayo.
It is not clear how many millions of dollars in aid are being affected, or for how long but a congressional source said the US has decided to cut $100 million in aid.
The number of dolphins washed up dead near a Mauritius oil spill site increased to 38 on Friday, a government official says.
Gunmen stormed the Elite Hotel in Lido beach after a car bomb went off outside.
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth says the country will seek compensation for the extensive environmental damage from the Japanese ship's owner, Nagashiki Shipping company.
The MV Wakashio, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, began leaking oil after it struck a reef and went aground off the Indian Ocean island's southeast coast on July 25.
The bill has drawn local and international outcry as already more than 45 percent of young women in Somalia were married or “in union” before age 18, according to a United Nations analysis in 2014 to 2015.
Thousands of students, environmental activists, and residents of Mauritius were working around the clock, trying to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean island from an oil spill after a ship ran aground on a coral reef.
Environmentalists say the spill is creating an ecological disaster, endangering corals, fish and other marine life around the Indian Ocean island.
The Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab group quickly claimed responsibility via its radio arm, Andalus.
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