The former colony of Italy sends some of its best doctors to help the world’s worst-hit coronavirus hotspot in Europe.
The only way to counter the diminished writ of Somalia's central authority is to strengthen community action.
The UN’s most powerful body has been meeting by video because of Covid-19, which has hit New York City, where the UN has its headquarters, exceedingly hard.
A joint effort will be required to overcome the potential spread of the pandemic on the African continent.
According to a Somalia state radio report late on Saturday, Bashir Mohamed Mahamoud was the head of al Shabab's operations and was killed in an American air strike on February 22 in the Sakow district of the Jubba region in Somalia's south.
Fighting escalates between army and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa militia in Dhumasareb, capital of semi-autonomous central Galmudug region, locals say.
Somali presidential spokesman Abdinur Mohamed confirms meeting, saying "It was behind closed doors and no communique is being released. It was an ice-breaking one."
The two-day summit has taken as its theme "Silencing the Guns", yet AU officials are well aware of their failure to achieve the goal adopted in 2013 of ending "all wars in Africa by 2020".
Food sources for people and their livestock "at risk," agriculture ministry warns, as locust infestation sweeps Horn of Africa.
As part of a series, TRT World explores fascinating stories of African figures whose contribution to humanity has been largely neglected.
At least three people were killed and 21 injured in a car bombing attack carried out by Al Shabab in Somalia last week that targeted Turkish engineers working on a road near the capital Mogadishu.
Police said that a car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, wounding at least six people. It was not known who carried out the attack
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