Sunday, October 21, 2018

NO MORE RANCOR AND ACRIMONY, NO MORE FINGER WAGGING AND TEETH GNASHING – Open...

Dear Prime Minister, First, I wish to congratulate and support for all your efforts to uplift Ethiopia’s youth from despair. I have always believed Ethiopia’s...

Ethiopia: New President of Somali Region Is A Believer of ‘Greater Somalia’?

'Greater Somalia'  was - and still remains a vivid dream to some - a beckoning beacon of unity for all of the Somali ethnic...

South Sudan: Malakal still a ghost town despite peace deal

MALAKAL, South Sudan (Reuters) - Yellow flowered vines crawl through empty window frames and up crumbling brick walls. Electricity poles are slanting along the...

Africa’s Somalia and Zimbabwe lead on mobile-money technology

Of the 690 million registered mobile-money accounts worldwide, 50% are in Africa. In Zimbabwe and Somalia, for example, both countries that have experienced decades of economic...

Libya warring parties agree on roadmap for unity government

GENEVA Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani, the head of Libya's recognised government. Libya's warring factions have agreed on a road map to form a unity government...

Deaths and detentions in Ethiopia as protests flare

Six people have been reported killed in the country's Gondar region, and dozens detained during a rally in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). Saturday's rally was the...

Kenya: Matiba among hundreds stranded Kenya Airways cancels flights

Tycoon and former politician Kenneth Matiba and his family were among hundreds of passengers who were on Sunday stranded at JKIA as Kenya Airways...

US gives KDF helicopters to fight Al-Shabaab

The United States government has given six new helicopters to the Kenya Defence Forces - KDF - to shore up the campaign against Al-Shabaab...

UAE seeks to open military base in Somaliland

The United Arab Emirates is seeking a formal permission from the government of the breakaway northern Somalia republic of Somaliland to establish a military...

CMG wants to make African port of Djibouti ‘new Shekou’

China Merchants Group, a Hong Kong-based conglomerate with extensive port business, is hoping to replicate the success of Shenzhen's Shekou Industrial Zone in development...

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Young Somali men violently targeted in London. Why?

Parents in London’s Somali community are concerned for their sons’ welfare – and some have even sent their children out of the capital AT LEAST...

President Bihi blames opposition on possible election delays

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, hinted at possible election delays for upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections blaming...

Somalia off-coast pirates on the rampage again?

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier was attacked by pirates off the east coast of Somalia this week showing the persistent threat of piracy despite...