Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Italy-Somalia military parts trafficking gang busted

3 Somalis, 1 Italian nabbed Florence, October 4 - Italian police on Wednesday busted a criminal organisation trafficking military parts from Italy to Somalia. Three Somalis...

Police chief at airport in Somalia’s Puntland shot dead

A policeman shot dead on Monday the chief of security at an airport in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region and also his bodyguard, police said. The...

Congo-Kinshasa: Huge Surge in Refugees Fleeing to Zambia – UN

The United Nations refugee agency reports a huge surge in the number of refugees fleeing to Zambia to escape growing violence in southeastern Democratic...

Canada defends refugee system as Somali immigrant charged in attack

Canada defended its immigration and refugee vetting system on Monday after a Somali immigrant, who had drawn scrutiny for his alleged extremist views, was...
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At least 50 dead, more than 400 injured after shooting on Las Vegas Strip

A gunman in a high-rise hotel opened fire on a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip late Sunday, killing at least 50 people...

What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions?

Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s information minister. The forced relocations...

The Djibouti authorities vowed to arrest tycoon Ahmed Geele-Arab Upon his arrival In Djibouti

According to the reports Djibouti Times is getting, there is huge row between Djibouti’s president and the business tycoon Ahmed Osman who is also...

Ethiopia Says Somaliland Displaced Thousands of Oromo People

Ethiopia accused a semi-autonomous territory in neighboring Somalia of illegally displacing more than 3,000 long-term Oromo residents in the wake of clashes on the...

Museveni on Somalia: We are not employees of the UN

Uganda was the first country to deploy in Somalia in 2007, under AMISOM to restore peace in the Horn of Africa. President Yoweri Museveni has...

Russia plans to stamp out terrorism in Somalia

Russia plans to assist Somalia in its fight against terrorism, Somalia’s Garowe news site reported. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire...

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Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

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...