Monday, February 19, 2018

Somalia given greenlight to respond in border case

The International Court of Justice has allowed Somalia to file a response to a case in which it has sued Kenya over a maritime...
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Funding al-Shabaab: How aid money ends up in terror group’s hands

The murderous al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab is making millions of dollars each year by exploiting foreign aid money sent to Somalia by the very...

Bossasso merchant listed in U.S. sanctions for supporting ISIS

In a bid to cut off the flow of funds to ISIS, the United States has announced fresh sanctions against three individuals and three...

Reuters Publishes Account of Myanmar Massacre After Journalists’ Arrests

The news agency Reuters has published a detailed investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya men by Myanmar soldiers and villagers, saying that the work led...

Questions surround prison death of Iranian-Canadian environmentalist

Questions surrounded the death of a prominent Iranian-Canadian environmentalist on Sunday after authorities claimed he committed suicide in prison a fortnight after his arrest. Iran's...

Israeli jet downing ratchets up tensions in Syrian conflict

The Syrian conflagration was exacerbated Saturday with the crashing of an Israeli fighter jet amid Syrian anti-aircraft fire, marking the first time Israel has...

Somali militants “lecture” frightened Kenyan villagers before escaping

About 100 Somali Al-Shabaab militants on Sunday stormed a village in Kenya's coastal Lamu region where they "lectured" frightened villagers. The militants flushed out Ishakani...

Why Somalia is Al Shabaab playground

On the second day of my visit to Mogadishu, within a couple of days of the October 14, 2017 truck bombing, I visited the...

In Somalia, an Overlooked Extremist Hotbed Simmers

Maimed in the war between Somalia government and al Qaeda’s affiliate al-Shabaab, the patients of De Martino Hospital prefer not to talk about what...

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...

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Somalia & Somaliland: 2 Worlds Apart

As part of my 2018 charity project I am running in 3 of the world’s most dangerous countries. I have chosen Iraq, Afghanistan and...

Dahabshil Bank Trains Staff, Officers on Internal Control and Risk Management

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) has conducted a seven-day training for its staff and officers on internal control and risk management. The training was conducted by...

Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...