Friday, December 14, 2018
Yemen talks, war

What’s at stake in Yemen peace talks

"Any small change in their circumstances... will bring them to the brink of death" As talks opened in Sweden today aimed at setting a framework...

Seattle, US: Robber who impersonated the FBI to rob immigrant businesses sent to jail

The names and badge were make-believe, but the strong-armed thefts were real. Steven Fisher, 44, was a robber pretending to play lead roles in spy...

UN Says More Than 150 Women, Girls Raped in South Sudan

The United Nations says more than 150 women and girls in South Sudan have been raped or subject to other forms of sexual violence...

Islamic State, the Taliban, Al-Shabaab, Boko: Deadliest groups in world today

Of the 18,814 deaths caused by terrorists around the world last year, well over half were due to the actions of just four groups: Islamic State,...

Somalia: Al Shabab, ISIL fight over who taxes who

Al-Shabab and pro-Islamic State militants in Somalia are engaged in an economic war, and it is the country's business sector that is getting cut...

Ethiopia: Penultimate leader of the Ogaden Front returns from exile

The leader of the (Ogaden National Liberation Front) has been given a rapturous welcome in Addis Ababa on Saturday upon his return from decades of...

Audit finds UN refugee agency critically mismanaged donor funds in UgandaAudi finds UN refugee...

Massive fraud and corruption noted in services for more than one million refugees The UN’s refugee agency wasted tens of millions of dollars in Uganda...

Somalia intelligence say Sahafi Hotel attack plotter apprehended

The National Intelligence and Security Agency said on Thursday that it has apprehended a suspect in a deadly attack in Mogadishu on 9th...

United States: Burglars target a Colombus Somali-owned shop

A Somali market is cleaning up shattered glass from a busted front door after a second burglary in under a week. "What they are doing...

Rohingya expats come to aid of ‘world’s most persecuted community’

Educated Rohingya Muslims living in Europe are standing by their long-suffering brethren – aptly labeled by the United Nations as the world’s most persecuted community -...

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Maka-al-Mukarrama Avenue: The Mogadishu street Al-Shabaab loves bombing

Maka-al-Mukarrama Avenue easily passes for the stretch in Mogadishu that has absorbed the most violence unleashed by the Al-Shabaab jihadists in the past decade. On...

President Kenyatta reiterates pledge on housing, healthcare, food security, manufacture

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday outlined the progress made so far in his Big Four agenda for economic growth, which he unveiled a year...

Somaliland: The Little Country That Could

Somaliland was an independent state for five days in 1960 before it merged with the former Italian Somalia. Since the Somali Democratic Republic became...