Thursday, December 13, 2018

New Edmonton police grad class includes officers from Poland, Somalia, Zimbabwe

Edmonton police graduated 29 new recruits hailing from a half-dozen countries in a ceremony at city hall Friday. Members of Recruit Training Class 142 officially...

Kenya: 3 Chinese nationals to be arraigned over Ksh.500K bribe at SGR terminus

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji on Sunday authorised the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to prosecute three Chinese nationals for attempting to...

UN police officer recognized for protecting vulnerable Somali women from abuse

United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the...

JSC asks President Kenyatta to appoint Judge Warsame

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) now wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to officially appoint Court of Appeal judge Mohamed Warsame as commissioner to the powerful...

Somaliland: 1500 to begin registration for National Service

According to an announce the Director of the National Service program, Mohamed Hussein ‘ Mu’addin’ made public, Wednesday, 1500 university graduates will begin registering...

Somalia: Death toll at Hotel Sahafi triple-blast rises to 44

Confidential sources put the death toll at yesterday's Shabaab triple-blast assault on Hotel Sahafi at Kilometer 5, Mogadishu, at forty-four, with more than 100...

Somali Pirates, a Kidnapping, Then a Facebook Message

Somali pirates kidnapped and held Michael Scott Moore, a journalist, hostage for two-and-a-half terrifying years until a ransom payment secured his release in September...

The Vanishing Nuclear Taboo? How Disarmament Fell Apart

On April 5, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama stood before a massive crowd in Prague and gave a soaring speech announcing his commitment to...

Somalia: Four fall dead in Mogadishu AMISOM-Shabaab gunfight

At least four civilians fell dead killed by AMISOM fire this morning at Bal'ad Ex-Control in Mogadishu north. Reports from the area state that Al-Shabaab...

Ethiopia: Erstwhile friends in struggle for reform could pose a problem for Abiy

They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give...

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How foreign powers are tackling Somalia piracy

Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia's coast, writes the BBC's Anne Soy. On a beach in Hordeia on the...

View of geopolitical, economic dynamics in the Horn of Africa

I have been reading some reports on changes in the Horn of Africa by one commentator and I found myself confronted by what US President...

Somaliland: Finance recognizes GAMS, HAC as model taxpayers

His Excellency the Vice Minister of the Somaliland Ministry of Finance Development, Abdulkadir Mohamoud Sheikh, Monday, awarded Gulf Marill Services Ltd (GAMS) and Hargeisa...