Friday, March 31, 2023

New US Ambassador to Somalia

Garowe Online published on 30 March 2023 an article titled "US President Joe Biden Appoints New Ambassador to Somalia." 

Richard H. Riley, a career officer currently at the U.S. embassy in Ottawa, Canada, has been named by President Biden to replace Larry Andre, who reportedly is returning to Washington.  

The White House announced the appointment in a press release dated 27 March 2023.  It contains the  background of ambassador-designate Riley, who has served in a number of hardship posts but none in Africa.