- A still worse headache for Puntland is the departure of its strongman, Abdullahi Yusuf, to become president of Somalia.
- One pirate, Abdullahi Lami, told the Associated Press that "in the future, America will be the one mourning and crying.
- A spokesman for the President of Somalia, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, has denied reports that the president intends to resign on Saturday.
- Ugandan president's special envoy is dispatched to establish peace talks with Somalia's President, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed.
- Somalia's foreign minister says at least11 people were killed in the apparent assassination attempt on Somali Interim President Abdullahi Yusuf today( Monday).