Chronology of Events

  • 23 Jun 2011 - The President of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG), Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed appoints Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali to the post of the Prime Minister.
  • 20 Jun 2011 - The President of the Transitional Federal Government and the Speaker of the Transitional Federal Parliament sign the Kampala Accord, in...
  • 20 Jun 2011 -
    Somali Prime Minister, Muhammad Abdullahi Muhammad "Farmajo" resigns officially from his position. His Deputy, Abdiweli Muhammad Ali is appointed as acting Prime Minister.
  • 13 Jun 2011 -
    The International Contact Group (ICG) on Somalia holds its 19th meeting in Kampala and issues a communiqué appealing to...
  • 13 Jun 2011 - The Interior Minister and Minister for National Security, Abdishakur Sheik Hassan Farah, is murdered in an apparent suicide attack at his house in Mogadishu.
  • 30 May 2011 - Members of the UN Security Council visit Nairobi to hold detailed discussions on the future of Somalia. During the visit, the Members emphasized the concern of the International Community over the divisions between the leadership and urged all sides to work together and come to...
  • 26 May 2011 - Al-Shabaab ordered the World Food Programme (WFP) to halt all operations in Somalia and leave the country. It accused the WFP of handing out expired food and also said its food distribution had negatively impacted local farmers.
  • 26 May 2011 -
    Al-Shabaab refuses to lift the ban that they imposed, 16 September 2010, on aid agencies despite a drought affecting over two million people.
  • 26 May 2011 -
    The Security Council adopts Resolution 1964 extending the authorization of the AMISOM and boosts troop strength from 8,000 to 12,000.
  • 26 May 2011 -
    SRSG Mahiga briefs the Security Council. Members call on the Somali government to "redouble its efforts" to complete the...

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