Thursday, November 15, 2018

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

Khabib Nurmagomedov threatens to leave UFC if Zubaira Tukhugov fired

Khabib Nurmagomedov has threatened to leave the UFC if the promotion cuts ties with his teammate and rostered featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov. In an Instagram post on Thursday,...

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed does press-ups with protesting soldiers

Abiy Ahmed was unhappy that soldiers had brought weapons and ordered them to do 10 press-ups. They were among several hundred protesting soldiers who entered...

Somaliland holds international forum to push for recognition

Somaliland continues to push for its recognition internationally as it held an international forum in the capital Hergeisa on Wednesday. President Muse Behi Abdi said...

Zinedine Zidane decided to leave Real Madrid after row over Gareth Bale

Zinedine Zidane guided Los Blancos to three successive Champions League titles during his time at the Bernabeu, but left at the end of last...

Ethiopia: Reforms hit Saudi Billionaire Al-Amoudi’s land

Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Al-Amoudi is among dozens of investors who have had their land leases in Addis Ababa revoked by the Ethiopian government. According to a report...

UK aid will help eliminate threat of lethal landmines

Pioneering technology will help eliminate landmines across Africa and Asia helping the world’s most vulnerable communities access safe land. New UK aid funded technology, including...

UN urges Japan to protect Fukushima workers from coercion, exposure to radiation

UN human rights experts have said the workers, most of them migrants, risked "exposure to radiation and coercion." They have called on Japan to...

Ethiopia: Ethnic tensions continue to smolder in Somali region

Following ethnically motivated violence in the country's east, Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the autonomous region — although...

President Gaas leaves a trail of corruption, nepotism, ineffeciency, and backroom deals

We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity –...

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The most successful Somali people aren’t outside Africa

An aspiring entrepreneur Hodan Nalayeh felt Western media lacked nuance on Somalia and launched her own YouTube channel to counter oversimplified or exaggerated media...

‘Shelter homes:’ Understanding Imran Khan’s initiative for Pakistan’s homeless

Mian Shahbaz cannot say exactly how old he is or how long he has been living on the outskirts of Lahore’s iconic Data Darbar....

SEMG UN Report: What did it say about Somaliland?

The United Nation's Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) submitted its 2018 report to the Security Council earlier during the week. As usual, the report...