Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Somalia: MP Barrow under critical observation surviving assassination attempt

Member of Somalia Federal Parliament, Mohamed Mursal Mohamoud 'Barrow' was critically injured, Saturday evening, by a car bomb planted under the driving seat of...

Somaliland renews pact with Glover Park on PR relations

The Republic of Somaliland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has renewed its pact with Glover Park Group to advise the East African territory on communications...

Kenyan girls forced into sex in exchange for sanitary products

Exclusive: Research by Unicef finds 65 per cent of females in the Kibera slum had traded sex for sanitary pads Girls in Kenya are forced...

CAR: Poorest country in the world splashes all on weopons

The Central African Republic has the world’s lowest per capita income, but it is the world’s biggest buyer of weapons as a percentage of...

Outgoing UN Envoy says absence of trust among Somalia leaders stymies peace progress

United Nations Envoy to Somalia Michael Keating says lack of trust among Somali leaders is complicating progress on the political and security fronts, and...

Somalia: Al Shabaab dawn raid on a Mogadishu suburb town – Afgooye

The Al Qaeda-linked, Islamist fighter group, Al Shabaab, raided an army station at Afgooye, only 30 kilometres west of the Somalia Federal Government seat,...

South Sudan: Malakal still a ghost town despite peace deal

MALAKAL, South Sudan (Reuters) - Yellow flowered vines crawl through empty window frames and up crumbling brick walls. Electricity poles are slanting along the...

Why Addis is excited to welcome ‘terrorists’

For days, an Amharic Language song, Lanchi new Ethiopia (it is for you Ethiopia), dominated the streets of Addis Ababa. The song was particularly...

Israeli demolition of Khan al-Ahmar a ‘breach of international humanitarian law’ – EU says

The demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its residents would constitute a grave breach of international humanitarian law,” the text of...

Islamic Development Bank Freezes Somalia Project

The Islamic Development Bank has suspended a multimillion dollar project in Somalia due to accusations of corruption and mismanagement. Started in October 2016, the Dryland...

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Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...