Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Sierra Leone declares rape a national emergency

Rape and sexual assault of young women have been a worrying trend in Sierra Leone in recent years. A five-year-old girl who has been left...

Somalia: Robbing justice or enabling peace?

Since October, Somalia has been rocked by a struggle between Mukhtar Robow, an amnestied former top-level al-Shabab commander, and Somalia’s federal government. The crisis...

Judge Releases Man Facing Deportation to Somalia

His criticism of al-Shabab could endanger him in his homeland, attorney says. An immigration judge approved the release of Abdulkadir Sharif Abdi on Tuesday in...

AU to pull out 1,000 troops from Somalia’ HirShabelle in February

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it is expected to draw down soldiers by 1,000 this month in Somalia's HirShabelle State, where...

Somaliland Coast Guard Trains On Counter-Piracy And Maritime Security

The Spanish ship ESPS Relámpago stationed off of Somalia’s coast has welcomed a contingent of Somaliland Coast Guard (SLCG) and other security officers aboard...

Cox: Briton Who Survived Daesh Attack In Mogadishu Prison Was an Ex-soldier, Security Contractor

A British ex-soldier had his throat slashed with razor blades by Islamic State terrorists after being thrown in a Somalian prison. Antony Cox, who served...

Saudi prince’s anti-corruption sweep ends with $106B netted

Saudi Arabia’s unprecedented anti-corruption sweep that saw top princes, businessmen, military officers and officials detained at the Ritz-Carlton hotel has concluded after netting the...

Ethiopian Israelis Protest Police Violence After Killing

Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv Wednesday to protest racism and police brutality days after a young community member...

Somalia, Syria Lead World in Corruption-Related Offences

US falls in global corruption ranking report The United States has dropped out of being one of the top 20 least corrupt countries in the world,...

Sudan’s embattled ruler wins support from rivalling autocrats as anti-government protests rage

This is an attempt to copy the Arab Spring in Sudan. These are the same slogans and appeals and the very wide use of...

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Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Spectrum Says No Oil Blocks Auctioned on 7 Feb London Conference

The multi-client, seismic imaging  company, Spectrum, in a letter it addressed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the federal Government of...