Sunday, April 22, 2018

Al-Shabaab Getting Publicity It Wanted, Somali Leaders Say

Local Somali leaders are worried about reaction to al-Shabaab’s recent video, calling for attacks on western malls such as Mall of America. Jaylani Hussein, executive...

Nasra Sheikh Mohamed (Video): Aggrieved that her Photo and Name used as Suicide Bomber

Nasra Sheikh Mohamed, whose name and photo has been used as identification of female suicide bomebr of Central Hotel on Friday, is alive and living...

Fire engulfs fuel market in Mogadishu

Huge inferno has engulfed a fuel market in the Somali capital, razing petrol shops and fuel depots in a city that lacks proper firefighting...

Intelligence report “Suicide Bombers were Dutch citizens”

The  suicide bombings at a Mogadishu hotel popular with ministers and officials were carried out by Dutch nationals, according to Somali National intelligence sources. Somali intelligence...

Arrests made after Mogadishu hotel bombing

Somalia's security forces arrested dozens of staffers for a hotel bombed by the Al-Qaeda-linked group, killing dozens including top Somali government officials, Somalia's security...

UN condemns ‘cruel and despicable’ Al-Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have joined the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) in strongly condemning...

Some of the Names of the dead, injured in Mogadishu hotel twin blasts

Yesterday's attack on a luxury hotel in Somalia's capital killed more than twenty people, including two legislators, and stoked fears that the Al-Qaeda linked...

Deadly blasts rocking Mogadishu hotel injure Acting PM, high officials die

It has now been confirmed that Mohamed Omar Arteh , the Deputy Prime Minister and the Acting PM was among the seriously injured in...

Somali official killed in Mogadishu shooting

A Somali official was killed by unknown gunmen in western Mogadishu, eyewitnesses said. Militants killed Youssef Siyad, an official with Somalia's ministry of planning and international...

10 killed as militants ambush AU convoy

At least ten people were killed in south-western Somalia, after the Al-Qaeda-linked militants ambushed an African Union forces convoy, prompting a heavy fighting between...

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DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia: Foreign Minister

DP World’s agreement “bypassed the legitimate authority” of Somalia Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should reconsider its...

How African governments try to control what is said online

Some governments are muzzling social media—except when it supports them. IN THE West, when celebrities post revealing videos on Instagram, they may find themselves mocked...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...