Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Somalia buys good image to cover follies: Diplomacy for sale!

In recent months, the leaders of Somalia have shown how easy it is to bend international diplomats to their own will. They have done...

Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...

We should talk to al-Shabaab now – we owe it to the Mogadishu bomb...

Despite the horror of that attack a year ago, I’ve talked to this group, and I know that dialogue is the only way to...

Djibouti: AU special advisor warns of foreign interference in Horn through bases

One of Zimbabwe’s most senior soldiers and a key US congressman say trouble may be coming to the Horn of Africa Major General Trust Magoba...

Khashoggi’s clouded disappearance bares dark side of Saudi Crown Prince

When he hosted last October’s glittering global investment conference in Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had the world at his fingertips. Thousands...

Somali passenger who created a stir aboard TA turns out to be a ‘criminal...

The man who passengers stopped from being deported from the UK is a foreign criminal convicted of serious offences, MailOnline can reveal. Dramatic video footage...

Somalia: Al Shabaab charges 5 of spying, executes them in Jilib town

The Somalia-based Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group al-Shabaab said it has publicly executed 5 men it accused of spying for western Intelligence agencies, Garowe Online...

Kenya: Police recover 130 ID cards, stolen machinery from a witch doctor’s home

Police have arrested two suspects in Tala, Machakos County among them a prominent Machakos-based witchdoctor believed to be part of a car-theft syndicate. Led by...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...