Tuesday, December 12, 2017

U.S. banks cut off cash transfers to Somalia

Last week, Abdia Sheikh made her regular trip to Dahabshiil, a tiny office in Falls Church, Va., and a financial nerve center of the...

Somalis push Minnesota officials to help after bank halts money transfers

WASHINGTON – Somalis living in the Twin Cities are begging Minnesota’s elected officials to help find a way to safely wire money back to...

Prominent Somali academic dies

One of Somalia's most reputed educators who advocated for empowering the Somali language has died in the Somali capital Sunday, aged 81, family said. Hussein...

FBI’s most Wanted Terrorist listed Al-Shabaab Agent

The FBI needs your tips to track down the newest fugitive added to its Most Wanted Terrorists list, Liban Haji Mohamed. A reward of...

US court in Virginia to hear 2 Somali pirates’ appeals

Abukar Osman Beyle and Shani Nurani Shiekh Abrar were sentenced to 21 life terms for their roles in the February 2011 attack off the...

Comments on Somali Migrants ‘misrepresented’, says Lib Dem MP

  The Lib Dem MP for Bristol West said pubs in parts of the city were closing because of the decline of the "white working...

Somalis in Soweto and Nairobi, Chinese in Congo and Zambia, Local Anger in Africa...

From DRC, Kenya, to South Africa, some argue local competitors are “jealous” of the success of foreign traders – or even just “lazy”. THE last...

Calgary police chief Rick Hanson meets with Somali community

Hanson says he wants Somali-Canadian kids to grow up in a country where they have 'the right to be safe.'  Calgary police Chief Rick Hanson...

More Minnesota Somalis go back to Somalia

MINNEAPOLIS — Halima Ibrahim’s adult children pleaded with her not to go back to Somalia. Friends attending the Minneapolis memorial for her husband, a...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...