Sunday, May 27, 2018

Keith Ellison “National Security to keep the remittances open”

According to Jibril Afyare, “Somali American community are not a threat, we are part of the solution”. Another Somali American community leader Abdirahman Mukhtar...

First Somali-American on Metropolitan Airports Commission honored in Minneapolis

Ibrahim Mohamed was honored at an event Tuesday night at the Brian Coyle Center after he became the first Somali-American member of the Metropolitan...

Remittances from the US to Resume Tomorrow + Audio

Abdi Aziz Sugulle, Chairman of SAMSA - an organization that unites Somali remittance companies in the US, told the BBC Somali Service that Somali...

Minnesota teen pleads guilty to conspiring to support Islamic State

 A Somali-American teenager who was stopped at a Minnesota airport as he sought to fly to Turkey last year pleaded guilty in federal court...

Arrested at Airport with one-way ticket to Somalia, fake passport + Video

He had a one-way ticket to Somalia, but he never made it past the security checkpoint at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Zaki Mohammed Sugule was...

Loss of lifeline to Somalia shocks immigrants in Washington

After a bank pullout, Washington state’s Somali Americans struggle to send money to their families in Africa. When a California bank quit handling wire transfers...

US presidency in 1984 “from the field house to the White house”

A message from Faisal Roble to our Dear Honorable Warsame and friends. Jesse Jackson, when he unsuccessfully ran for the US presidency in 1984 ,...

Hanging by a Thread: The ongoing threat to the Somali remittance lifeline

Every year, the Somali diaspora sends home approximately $1.3bn. Remittances account for 25–45 percent of Somalia’s economy and exceed the amount it receives in...

CUTTING SOMALIA’S LIFELINE

As a person who sent remittances to Somalia regularly to less fortunate family members from many places in the world, I am deeply saddened...

Somalis panic as cash flow dries up after U.S. remittance lifeline cut

  NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somali families are panicking and businesses are running short of funds two weeks after the last major U.S. bank...

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President Bihi Calls Somalia’s Gass Multiple-Defaulter on Negotiated Ceasefires

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, speaking to the press on Saturday, Hargeisa, revealed that Abdiweli M Gass,...

Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...