Monday, December 11, 2017

Father beaten to death with chair as fight breaks out over snooker table in...

A father was beaten to death with a chair when a fight broke out over the snooker table in a high street cafe. Police launched...

Ethiopia Plans to Close 27 Refugee Camps

The government of Ethiopia says it will close all 27 refugee camps in its territory over the next 10 years and integrate residents into...

AU, EU leaders plan immediate evacuation of migrants in Libyan detention centers

More than 700 thousand migrants held in Libya are to be evacuated urgently. The question of migrants and their mistreatment dominated the just concluded AU-EU...

Trump retweets several videos alleging physical attacks by Muslims posted by far-right British leader

President Trump retweeted several videos on Wednesday purporting physical attacks carried out by Muslims, originally posted by the deputy leader of Britain First, a...

No illusions about the challenges facing Somaliland

International recognition is one of many issues for the nation, says president-elect. Last week, the Republic of Somaliland’s independent National Electoral Commission announced the result...
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Somaliland Constitutional Court Validates Interim Election Results

The highest court of Somaliland, today, validated the interim presidential election results which the national electoral commission submitted it a few days ago. The National...

Raila Odinga vows to take oath on December 12

National Super Alliance (Nasa) lader Raila Odinga now says, like President Uhuru Kenyatta, he will also be sworn in as "the people’s president". He made...

AfDB Launches Youth Advisory Group to Create 25 Million Jobs

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and...

Conflict in Somalia’s south forces over 10,000 to flee

Aerial bombardment and ground fighting in Somalia’s Middle and Lower Shabelle regions this month have forced over 10,000 people to flee for their lives,...

Washington’s chicken-and-egg war in Somalia

Somalia is, for most Americans, known only as the location of the disastrous 1993 Battle of Mogadishu depicted in 2002's Black Hawk Down. But the...

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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...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...