Thursday, December 14, 2017

Trump-Taiwan call: China lodges protest

China's foreign ministry says it has lodged a complaint with the US after President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan leader in a phone call. China...

95 Somalis, two Kenyans deported from US after Trump policy

More than 90 Somalis and Kenyans have landed at the JKIA in Nairobi after being deported from the United States. Reports indicated 95 Somali men...

Somaliland Was Only a Country for 5 Days

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explores a country that existed for just five days or for 50 years, depending on who you ask. If...

How Saudi Arabia Botched Its Campaign Against Qatar

The Costs of the Pressure on Doha The diplomatic and economic blockade of Qatar by its neighbors has plunged the Middle East into further discord. On June...

Catalonia: after the big break, a recomposition?

What is going to happen in Catalonia, a Spanish territory as big as Belgium, whose Parliament declared Friday independence, before being placed under direct...
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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...

Somali-American behind Minnesota Mall Attacker

The man who stabbed nine people at a mall in the northern U.S. state of Minnesota has been identified as a 22-year-old Somali-American. The leader...

SOMALI PIRATES BEING DRIVEN BACK TO THE SEAS BY DROUGHT AND FAMINE: U.S. COMMANDER

Pirates in Somalia are being driven to the seas by a devastating drought, says the top U.S. military commander in Africa. A spate of pirate...
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‘Who will take us?’: Myanmar’s fleeing Rohingya Muslims

Rohingya Muslims as old as 105 are pouring into Bangladesh in the hope of finding peace and some semblance of a future, as the...

A Catch-22 in Kenya: Western Terrorism Alerts May Fuel Terrorism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaAkKfmKPxM Kenya’s Unemployed Face Terror’s Lure | The New York Times Every morning at the Tides Inn, a waiter trudges down from the restaurant to the...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...