Monday, December 11, 2017

World Bank and IMF, put your money where your mouth is on Somalia

The institutions should match fine words about eradicating poverty with action to help one of the world’s most fragile states It is fair to say...

Ethiopia secures release of 134 citizens from Oman prisons

Ethiopia has secured the release of 134 of its citizens from prisons in Oman and facilitated their return to Addis Ababa. The Foreign Affairs Ministry...

Italian court sentences to life Somali human trafficking lord

An Italian court has sentenced to life imprisonment a sadistic people smuggler who raped, tortured and murdered migrants trying to reach Europe from North...
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Thank you from Somaliland

  CARE Australia’s Chief Executive Sally Moyle visited Somaliland to see the impact of CARE’s emergency response following the cholera outbreak earlier this year. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcYRod7doHo?feature=oembed] More...
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Will ‘Ambazonia’ be Africa’s newest country?

We also ask why Chad was added to Trump's travel ban, and meet a filmmaker who took a personal journey into the world of...
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Rwanda: Unlawful Military Detention, Torture

Beatings, Asphyxiations, Electric Shocks, Mock Executions to Extract Confessions Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric...

U.S., Turkey Halt Visitor Visas as Diplomatic Spat Escalates

The U.S. and Turkey each suspended visa services for citizens looking to visit the other country, a sharp escalation of a diplomatic spat that...

Trump administration cites Edmonton attack in call for immigration changes

The Trump administration wants to change the immigration rules that allowed a man accused of perpetrating a terrorist attack in Edmonton last month to...

Rakhine State: Burma’s Military “Massacred Villagers”: Human Rights Watch Brief

The Burmese military summarily executed several dozen Rohingya Muslims in Maung Nu village in Burma’s Rakhine State on August 27, 2017, Human Rights Watch...

Spain’s Flawed Response to the Catalonian Referendum

How Its Overreaction Legitimized the Call for Independence Madrid responded to this weekend’s referendum on Catalan independence by sending in thousands of police, who beat up voters...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...