Saturday, February 24, 2018

Roxbury heist target handles cash for African immigrants

The Roxbury money exchange business targeted in Tuesday’s gunpoint robbery of $420,000 in cash has outlets across the country and caters to African immigrants,...

In Cameroon, Ahmed Abba sentenced to 10 years in jail

A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale's (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and...

Shots fired at US consulate in Istanbul

Female assailant wounded and captured in attack on US consulate, after police station was bombed in separate incident.Two assailants have opened fire at the...

Portland Police Bureau swears in first Somali police officer

The Portland Police Bureau has sworn in Khalid Ibrahim, its first Somali-American police officer. "This is a great day for us," Musse Olol, chairman of...

Unity v diversity: Ethiopia’s ethnic federalism is being tested

Violence between ethnic groups has put the country on edge FOR centuries the city of Harar, on the eastern fringes of the Ethiopian highlands, was...

London terror attack: Six victims killed, three suspects shot dead by police

At least 6 people have been killed in a terror attack in central London, with police shooting three suspected assailants dead. According to a statement...

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...

‘We’ve seen the worst of humanity,’ school official says as 17 killed in Florida...

A former student who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons opened fire at a South Florida high school Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding...

Conflict: The Wars Ravaging Africa in 2016

With the exception of Syria, African countries currently get the worst rep when it comes to violence and conflict. Virtually every story coming out...

EXCLUSIVE: SOMALIA’S EX-PRESIDENT URGES TRUMP TO ‘COLLABORATE’ TO FIGHT AL-SHABAB

The U.S. military should make avoiding civilian casualties in Somalia “a top priority” after President Donald Trump signed a directive loosening restrictions on airstrikes...

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Twin car bombings kill nearly 30 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 27 are dead in two car bomb blasts, claimed by al-Shabab, reported near presidential palace in Somali capital. Twin car bombings and subsequent...

Who will be Ethiopia’s next prime minister?

Will the appointment of a new Ethiopian prime minister only act to save the ruling party or usher in deeper reform? Hailemariam Desalegn's snap resignation as Ethiopia's...

Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...