Thursday, December 14, 2017

New Rumblings in the Horn of Africa over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

Tensions are rising between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter’s Grand Renaissance Dam. Cairo recently reiterated its longstanding position that it’s against Addis Ababa’s construction...

Somali deported for using Swedish passport

IMMIGRATION officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted a Somali who pretended to be a Swedish citizen when he tried to fly to...

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...

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In Somalia, an Overlooked Extremist Hotbed Simmers

Maimed in the war between Somalia government and al Qaeda’s affiliate al-Shabaab, the patients of De Martino Hospital prefer not to talk about what...

Somaliland applies global resilience expertise to drought response

Somaliland authorities are carrying out a “ Drought Impact Needs Assessment” (DINA), based on a globally recognized methodology, that is identifying long term solutions...

Republic of Somaliland Inaugurates Its Third-elected, Fifth President

The newly elected president of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi was sworn in for office on Wednesday, a month after the Election Day on the...