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Somali Singer, Parliament Member Killed in Mogadishu

A popular Somali singer who was also a member of parliament has been killed by Islamist militants. A pro-militant website says al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab was responsible for Wednesday's shooting of Saado Ali Warsame outside the Ambassador Hotel in Mogadishu. A witness told VOA Somali Service that gunmen in a car shot her several times in the chest, then fled. Warsame was a well-known singer who was formerly based in the U.S. city of Minneapolis.  In 2012 she returned to...

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