Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Tension high between Ethiopia and Eritrea despite harmony in region

Tensions between Ethiopia and Eritrea snapped in June in their most dramatic way for the last 15 years. Fighting that erupted at their border involved...

6 Baltimore Police Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Death

Baltimore’s chief prosecutor charged six police officers on Friday with a range of crimes including murder and manslaughter in the arrest and fatal injury...

US government thinks it is safe to go to Somaliland on holiday on travel...

The US State Department has issued a warning to Americans travelling to Europe of an increased risk of incidents of terrorism, particularly over Christmas. A...

UK has one of highest migrant death rates in Europe

Britain has had one of the highest death rates of migrants across Europe over the past five years.   According to an audit on the state’s...

Muslims stage angry protests over Charlie Hebdo’s Mohammed cartoon

Muslims call front cover image of Prophet a renewed insult to their religion Others feared the cartoon would trigger yet more violence from extremists  Kuwaiti doctor:...

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia

A British grandmother sentenced to death in Indonesia believes she has signed her own warrant after being convicted of drugs offences. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, who...

Honoring the African American Experience: The White House Celebrates Black History Month

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uueK0P4V8LQ] In 1926, the great historian and author Carter G. Woodson pioneered "Negro History Week" — a time set aside to honor African Americans...

Outgoing UNHCR chief Guterres to replace Ki-Moon as UN boss

Former Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Guterres, is poised to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after none of the five U.N. Security Council veto-powers...

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...

Iraq’s Shia militias asked to fight ISIL in Ramadi

Iraq's government has asked Shia-led militias to prepare to deploy and fight in the Anbar province, after the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

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Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...

Somalia: Federal Government faces stiff criticism at Brussels forum

President Farmajo and EU's Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini are jointly chairing Somali Partnership Forum in Brussels which entered its second and final day,...