Monday, January 21, 2019

Britain handing £1.5 BILLION to the world’s most corrupt countries

Major beneficiaries include Somalia and Syria, where Western aid has been appropriated by terrorist groups. British aid to the world’s most corrupt countries leapt by...

Young women forced into marriage overseas charged up to £740 to be rescued

The 25 young women discovered imprisoned at the facility in Somaliland in April 2017 had suffered multiple atrocities over the year they spent there. They...

UAE amnesty-seeker sells bags to clear Dh60,000 rent

She hardly earns Dh1,000 by selling bags and other novelty items. Unlike many amnesty-seekers in the UAE who are struggling to make ends meet, this...

Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...
Yemen talks, war

What’s at stake in Yemen peace talks

"Any small change in their circumstances... will bring them to the brink of death" As talks opened in Sweden today aimed at setting a framework...

Somalia: Land evictions on the rise for IDPs in Puntland’s Garowe

Improving coordination and information management at camps Land issues in Garowe are leading to a rise in evictions among displaced people. The threat of...

UN Says More Than 150 Women, Girls Raped in South Sudan

The United Nations says more than 150 women and girls in South Sudan have been raped or subject to other forms of sexual violence...

Audit finds UN refugee agency critically mismanaged donor funds in UgandaAudi finds UN refugee...

Massive fraud and corruption noted in services for more than one million refugees The UN’s refugee agency wasted tens of millions of dollars in Uganda...

Rohingya expats come to aid of ‘world’s most persecuted community’

Educated Rohingya Muslims living in Europe are standing by their long-suffering brethren – aptly labeled by the United Nations as the world’s most persecuted community -...

Amnesty International decries Europe’s ‘outdated’ rape laws

Germany is one of only eight European countries that define rape as sex without consent. Amnesty International says governments must overhaul "outdated" laws that...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...