Wednesday, August 15, 2018

3 die as Al-Shabaab targets Mandera border wall workers

Three people have been killed and one seriously injured after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device in Mandera. Mandera South Deputy County Commissioner...
Kenya Plastic Bags

Kenya: How ban on plastic bags inspired innovators to create eco-friendly alternatives

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming...

‘Pioneering’ former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet officially appointed new UN human rights chief

After a vote on Friday by the United Nations General Assembly in New York, former two-time President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, hailed a “pioneer” by the UN Secretary-General,...

Somaliland: Planning DG Holds Fruitful Discussions with UN Volunteers, Japanese Development Agencies

Among the Somaliland delegation currently on a working visit to Kenya is Abdirashid Ibrahim Abdirahman, the Director-General of the Ministry of National Planning and...

Fire is ablaze everywhere in Ethiopia while Mr Abiy is roaming outside

 Once upon a time a bird tried to help to do something good for her mother by offering to transport the...

Will South Sudan peace deal hold?

Will the second South Sudan peace agreement hold? That is the question most observers are asking, as the key partners appear to have been forced...

One-man, One-Vote Electoral System For Somalia in 2020?

Somalia’s electoral stakeholders have concluded a four-day highly engaging workshop on electoral processes and boundaries delimitation. The capacity building workshop is the third in a...

Islamic State Commander Accused of Rape Surrenders

Mufti Niamtullah, an Islamic State terror group commander in northern Afghanistan, is among some 245 militants who surrendered to Afghan government forces last week...
Somalia: Amisom

AU to intensify on-field operational training to Somalia army

Securing the Mogadishu-Johwar supply route was an urgent assignment that Commander Owoyesigire gave the troops. The commander of African Union Mission in Somalia, Lt. Gen....
Somalia: Joint operations

AMISOM boss orders compulsory joint operations with Somali army

Somali Security forces backed by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have revived Joint Operations Center in an on-going effort to enhance the general...

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The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planed to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...
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Somaliland: 4 Die, Six Injured in Appalling Car Accident

Traveling from the border custom town of Wajaale to Hargeisa, a NOAH van driving in high speed flips over and over killing four and...