Sunday, October 21, 2018

Qatar crisis shakes East Africa, a home to Gulf militaries

Though far-removed from the Gulf, East Africa has been shaken by the Arab diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar. In recent years both Qatar and the other...

Eyewitness – Malawi’s floods

 NAIROBI, (IRIN) - The scale and impact of the current flooding in southern Malawi seems to have caught the authorities by surprise. Some areas...

Swap deal reported to be taking place in besieged Syrian towns

More than 100 Syrian rebel fighters are being allowed to safely leave a besieged town outside Damascus as part of a U.N.-supported deal. The Sunni...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition. The move...

Shoreham air show plane crash: Video footage purportedly shows moment jet came down

Video footage has emerged which purportedly shows the moment a plane crashed at the Shoreham air show in Sussex.Amateur video uploaded to YouTube by...

Boko Haram and the Children’s Crusade

Generations of young Nigerians in the northeast of their country are being shaped by the terrors of the war. “I was asked to kill my...

Six Chicago family members found dead in ‘targeted incident’

Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re still...

Convictions upheld for women who raised money for al-Shabab

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions and prison sentences of two women who used an internet chat room to raise several thousand...

7 inspirational black women who changed history

Women are amazing and among them are some incredible black women who changed history. Without some of the inspirational women of the past and...

Man gunned down in Golden Corral parking lot had left Somalia, NYC seeking safety

Shueyb Abukar left a war-torn country for one he thought would be safe. Safe to live. Safe to work. Safe to raise a family or...

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Young Somali men violently targeted in London. Why?

Parents in London’s Somali community are concerned for their sons’ welfare – and some have even sent their children out of the capital AT LEAST...

President Bihi blames opposition on possible election delays

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, hinted at possible election delays for upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections blaming...

Somalia off-coast pirates on the rampage again?

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier was attacked by pirates off the east coast of Somalia this week showing the persistent threat of piracy despite...