Chronology of Events
The Consultative Meeting for Ending the Transition takes place in Mogadishu with an opening ceremony at Parliament and ends by adopting a detailed Roadmap for completing the current transitional period. [...The Summit on the Horn of Africa Crisis of the Heads of States and Government of the East African Community, IGAD and South Sudan, meets in Nairobi to discuss ways of preventing future similar disasters....The Security Council meets to discuss the latest developments in the Somalia peace process and the way forward in implementing the Roadmap. Special Representative Augustine Mahiga...The Secretary-General convenes a mini-summit on Somalia on the margins of the UN General Assembly.The International Contact Group (ICG) for Somalia holds a two-day Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. [Communiqué]...UN Security Council adopts Resolution 2010 extending AMISOM's mandate to 31 October 2012 and requesting the AU to increase its force...A suicide bomber kills more than 100 people including several students after detonating a truck bomb outside government buildings in Kilometre Four (K4), a busy crossroads in central Mogadishu.The Kenyan army launches an incursion into Somalia dubbing the offensive "Operation Linda Nchi" - or "Defend our Country". This follows the recent series of kidnappings by Al-Shabaab inside Kenya involving British, French and Spanish nationalsThe United Nations declares that famine exists in two regions of southern Somalia: southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Across the country, nearly half...437 out of 443 Members of the Transitional Federal Parliament approve the new Prime Minister, Abdiweli Muhammad Ali, who was appointed by President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed.