Chronology of Events
Nur Hassan Hussein appoints a Cabinet of 73 members, including 31 Ministers, 31 Deputy Ministers and 11 State Ministers. However, following growing criticism from within and outside Somalia, the Prime Minister, in consultation with President Yusuf,...At a meeting convened in Addis Ababa by the United States Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, the Prime Minister reiterates the readiness of his Government to reach out to all Somalis who want to participate in a peaceful transition to a democratic regime...SRSG Ould-Abdallah briefs the Security Council on three options for international involvement in Somalia and pledges there will be 'no business as usual'.Prime Minister Hussein announces the appointment of a new Cabinet comprising 18 Ministers and 5 Deputy Ministers.Prime Minister Hussein relocates his office from Baidoa to Mogadishu. Thereafter, he...SRSG Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah convenes a meeting of Somali and international business representatives in United Arab Emirates entitled 'The Private Sector, tool for Peace".SRSG holds talks with President Yusuf and Prime Minister Hussein in Baidoa. He also visits Bossasso, Garowe and Hargeisa for the first time.US strike against what it calls an "Al-Qaeda target" in Dhobley, Lower Juba.SRSG briefs UN Security Council and calls for UNCT to relocate to Mogadishu.UNPOS and World Bank hold high-level meeting on Somalia's Finance and Economic issues in Nairobi.The International Contact Group meets in Oslo, Norway.