- BBC News
- President of Somalia Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed resigns. Parliamentary Speaker Adan Mohamed Nuur Madobe will take over for 30 days, in which time the legislature will select a new head of state.
- Mohamoud Mohamed Gacmodhere, who was appointed Prime Minister of Somalia by President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed last week, resigns.
- President of Somalia Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed names former Interior Minister Mohamoud Mohamed Gacmodhere as Prime Minister, but incumbent PM Nur Hassan Hussein is supported in a parliamentary vote, requiring a confidence motion before Ahmed could replace Hussein.
- Somali President Sharif Ahmed appoints Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government.
- Somali President Sharif Ahmed joins Somali troops on the front line during battles on the 50 th anniversary of the country's independence.