Friday, November 16, 2018

To activists’ dismay, POLYGAMY persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene Atenyo's mind when her husband could not account for his most recent pay. When she...

The forgotten genocide of Somaliland

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US to help to uncover the crimes (Somaliland’s Forgotten...

Turkey: Seek UN Inquiry on Khashoggi; Saudi, Turkish Cooperation Essential to Credibility

Turkey should urgently ask UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to establish a United Nations investigation into the possible extrajudicial execution of the prominent Saudi journalist...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...

The Free Republic of Liberland has successfully begun the mutual recognition process with the...

The Free Republic of Liberland has successfully begun the mutual recognition process with the Republic of Somaliland and commenced cooperation on a number of...

Eritrea: Sherifo looks for parents jailed 17 years ago

Ibrahim Sherifo, 30, has not seen or heard from his parents since he was 13 years old when they were "disappeared" in Eritrea. "The memory...

Kellyanne Conway, President Trump aide, a past victim of sexual assault

White House advisor Kellyanne Conway revealed that she is a victim of sexual assault on CNN Sunday morning. Conway brought up her own experience while...

Man ties woman on back of tricycle, drives her around Port Said

In the northern Egyptian city of Port Said, a man was stopped driving a tricycle at the back of which a young woman was...

Somalia: Galmudug detains journalist for spreading ‘false news’

Authorities in the Somali state of Galmudug should immediately release broadcast journalist Mohamed Abdiwali Tohow without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalist said today....

‘Mafia’ Style gangs threaten race to Ethiopia reform

Roving militias killing civilians. Prisoners stripped naked and rolled in hot ashes. “Mafia”-style murders and violence that forced more than a million people from...

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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...