Sunday, August 19, 2018

Somalia: Al Shabaab Takes Over Strategic Town from Jubbaland, Engage UPDF

Reports emerging from Doolow District of Gedo region, which comes under Jubbaland State of Somalia, confirm that Al Shabaab fighters have wrenched back control...
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Somalia: Two More Oromo Nationals Found Killed in Bossasso

Two more men were found killed at two different locations in the coastal, trading town of Bossasso of the Somalia Federal State of Puntland. The...

AU Condemns Al-Shabaab Attack on a Mogadishu Mosque – Press Release

The AU Special Representative for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira, has strongly condemned the recent brazen attack on a Mosque in Mogadishu’s Hamar Jajab...

Djibouti airlifts citizens from Dire Dawa, affirms ties with Ethiopia

Djiboutian Foreign Minister has reaffirmed the country’s ties with neighbouring Ethiopia in the wake of attacks on some nationals in the Ethiopian city of...

Internet in Ethiopia’s Somali region shut down after regional violence

Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges...

Kenya, U.S. mark 20 years since al Qaeda’s first major attack

The U.S. ambassador joined a ceremony in Nairobi on Tuesday to commemorate 20 years since truck bombs hit the U.S. embassies in Kenya and...

EIGHT MEN HAVE ACCUSED A SENIOR U.N. ADVISOR OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT, SOURCES SAY: EXCLUSIVE

A senior adviser for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is under investigation for sexual misconduct. The U.N....

Somalia Is a Country Without an Army “Somalia is like cleaning a pig,” one...

The United Nations and foreign powers claim they are dedicated to building up the Somali National Army. Instead, they have become complicit in its...

British millionaire faces life in jail after dam collapse on his Kenyan farm kills...

Resulting torrent was so severe it all but destroyed three villages and left bodies six miles away A British millionaire has been charged with manslaughter...

Ethiopia govt agrees peace deal with Eritrea-based ‘ex-terror’ group

The Ethiopian government has agreed a reconciliation agreement with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), an ex-terror group that operated in the Oromia region of...

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Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...
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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...