Monday, December 10, 2018

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...

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta wins the prestigious Achievement Award

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has been awarded the prestigious Eastern Africa Lifetime Achievement Award for her relentless efforts to stop preventable maternal and newborn...

Djibouti port eyes Rwanda and Burundi, to resume services to South Sudan

Djibouti will resume providing port services to South Sudan following the restoration of peace in the latter, official said. The chief executive of Djibouti's Duraleh...

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...

US re-opens its Embassy in Mogadishu after 28 years

Washington announces opening of its diplomatic facility nearly three decades after it closed its embassy in Mogadishu. The United States has re-established a permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia nearly...

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,...

China Djibouti base: An interesting test case for global ambitions

Since its construction, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Support Base in Djibouti has become an increasingly important outpost in the Horn of Africa. The...

Canada’s immigration policies must not be dictated by UN migration pact: Scheer

Federal Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer is demanding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not sign a UN pact on migration, saying Canada’s immigration policies...

Kenya Airways puts off direct flights to Mogadishu indefinitely

Kenya Airways has postponed the launch of its direct flight from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to the Somali capital Mogadishu indefinitely. The national...

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...

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Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...

Israel ‘advises’ Trump to boost Djibouti US military presence

The United States should boost its military presence in Djibouti and the region surrounding the Bab al-Mandab Strait to counter an increasingly assertive — and belligerent —...

Raila a strong voice in Somaliland’s bid for independence

Last Friday’s Somaliland’s Investment Conference in Nairobi may have proceeded unnoticed by many. However, unknown to most Kenyans, the event also served a major political...