Thursday, April 25, 2019

Somalia defends its stance Saudi-Canada row

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Ahmed Isse Awad has on Thursday defended the country's stance...

Somalia: US Marine F-35B fighters seen on surveillance mission ready to strike

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Joint Strike Fighters have reportedly conducted reconnaissance missions over or near Somalia and were ready to respond to requests for close air...

Copenhagen shootings suspect was ‘known to police’

The gunman shot dead by police on Sunday after a double terror attack on a cafe and synagogue in Copenhagen that claimed two lives...

‘No Peace Possible While Somaliland Occupies Our Land’ – Gass of Puntland Tells Keating

The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating, made a visit to Garowe, the seat of the Puntland federal state of Somalia, as part...

Experts support Kenya’s nomination of CS Amina to AU top post contest

Foreign policy experts and academia have supported Kenya’s move to nominate Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Amina Mohammed, to chair the African Union commission. This...

Israel orders Palestinian families to vacate homes

"The Israeli army delivered evacuation orders to 50 Palestinian families in the northern Jordan Valley," Aref Daraghmeh, mayor of the villages of Al-Malih and...

London elects Sadiq Khan, first Muslim mayor, after ugly campaign

Sadiq Khan, a practicing Muslim and Labour Party politician, has been elected mayor of London, marking a political milestone in the Western world.Londoners voted...

An African needs a visa to visit an African, many Europeans do not

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has said he needs 38 visas to travel within the continent on his Nigerian passport. Many European nationals, meanwhile,...

Kenya: Abducted Italian Volunteer Taken To Somalia, Elders Contend

The abducted Italian volunteer Sylvia Romano is not in Tana River County, some elders have said. The elders from the Wardei community told the Nation...

UN, Somalia Hold Talks To Revive Frayed Relations

Discussions described in a joint statement as “open, cordial and frank”, took place on Wednesday, between Somalia’s top two politicians and the UN political and...

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Somalis to Benefit from UAE-Somaliland Livestock Export Bureau

On a shuttle working visit to the United Arab Emirates mid last week, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland left for...

More Gold Than Reported Filched Out of Africa on a Regular Bases

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East –...

Two Fishing Boats Come Under Piracy Attack Off Somalia Coast

On Sunday, two fishing vessels were attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The attempted boardings were both thwarted, but security officials said...