Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Somalia: 26 Dead, 56 Injured, Hotel Extensively Damaged After Shabaab Siege – Jubbaland President

Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton (a Canadian) and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city...

Hodan Nalayeh of Integration TV and Husband Die In Kismayo Hotel Raid

The latest information emerging from a hotel which the Al Qaeda-linked, Al Shabaab militants raided late afternoon in the coastal Somalia city of Kismayu...

One in Four People In Africa Pay Bribes To Access Services, Corruption Day Survey...

Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, reveals that more than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption...

Somalia Executes 3 Over Deadly Hotel Bombing

Somalia's military says it executed three men convicted of carrying out a deadly attack on a hotel in the capital in 2017. A statement issued...

Sudan deal first step to transition but challenges lie ahead

After months of political uncertainty, Sudan has taken its first step towards a democratic transition, but getting the ruling generals to deliver on a...

Phillipines Police Nab A Kenyan Terrorist Suspect

Philippine police have detained a Kenyan man suspected to be a member of the Al-Shabaab terror group, police announced on Tuesday. The Philippine National Police...

Ethiopia: 250 Rounded Up in After-Coup Security Sweep

More than 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia suspected of being involved in violence last weekend described by the authorities as a failed...

ICJ Sets Kenya-Somalia Border Case Hearing To Start In September

The hearing of the maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia will start on September 9 and run through to September 13 at the International...

Ethiopia Loses A Regional State President and Army Chief

Ethiopian army chief killed by bodyguard and regional leader dead in coup attempt. General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara...

Somalis Who Joined Islamic State in Syria, Iraq Want to Return to Somalia

Dozens of European citizens of Somali origin who joined the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq want to go to Somalia due...

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Viral FaceApp challenge ‘forbidden’, Muslim scholar says

An Islamic scholar has condemned a social media trend that has swept the Middle East and much of the world, arguing it goes against...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Picks Up Operations, Visibility

Determined to re-emerge as the only credible force to reckon with in business, in social activities and in security, the Al-Qaeda affiliated Somalia-based Al-Shabaab...

Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...