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.
At least four people were killed and several others wounded in a roadside bomb attack targeting a water hauling vehicle meant for drought victims in Somalia's Lower Juba region on Thursday, state media and police said.
At least eight people were killed and 17 others injured on Thursday morning in the capital Mogadishu near the residence of a former President, Abdiqasim Hasan in Hodan district, media reported ... in Hodan district, media reported.
(CNN)At least eight civilians were killed and 17 others injured, including 13 school children, after a suicide car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu Thursday morning, according to state media ... Read More ... Car bomb explodes in Somalia's capital, killing at least 20 people ... At least one person was killed and 10 wounded in that attack ... .
Sharmarke, a director of the government-owned SomaliNational TV, and their driver Abdukadir Abdullahi Nur, were injured in the attack, according to multiple media reports ... Other than his position with the state media, Sharmarke was not working on anything that would have made him a more likely target for Al-Shabaab, Abdullahi said.
“It is another sad day again for Somalia, when we are forced to witness the needless death of another journalist on the frontlines of duty ... “He spent his career rebuilding our nation and continuously exposing the evil of terrorism to save Somalia using the powerful media tool,” Farmaajo’s Spokesman, Abdirashid M Hashi said in a Twitter post.
A Somali journalist with state-run media was ... According to 2021 report by the Somali Journalists Syndicate and its partner, Somali MediaAssociation, since February 2017, 12 journalists were killed in Somalia — three in 2017; four in 2018; two in 2019; two in 2020; and one in 2021.