New UN envoy for Somalia arrives in Kenya

The new Special Representative of Secretary-General Kofi Annan, François Lonseny Fall, was scheduled to arrive today in Nairobi, Kenya, to head the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), which is mandated to spearhead reconciliation talks in the post-conflict Horn of Africa country.

Guinean to be named UN envoy for Somalia

Former Guinean Prime Minister François Lonseny Fall has been chosen to be United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Special Representative for Somalia, a UN spokesman said today.