Friday, December 14, 2018

Kenya: Man stabs his two daughters to death

Police in Mombasa are holding a 30-year-old man who stabbed his two daughters to death at Mshomoroni area in Kisauni Sub-county. James Maina was arrested...

Somalia NSA chief vows vengeance against Al Shabaab

Major General Dahir Adan Ali 'Indha-Qarshe', the Somalia National Army (NSA) Commander, vowed, Friday, to avenge the death of two senior officers Al Shabaab killed...
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Friday was a very, very bad day for Donald Trump

On Friday, President Donald Trump (and the rest of us) got the most fulsome look into the inner workings of special counsel Robert Mueller's...

Shabaab kills 2 Somalia generals in roadside blast

Two senior Somali military commanders and several soldiers were killed Thursday when a roadside bomb blast hit their vehicle south of Mogadishu. Officials and witnesses...

Somalia: Islamic State militants on the rise?

Al-Shabaab, Somalia largest terrorist organisation, is engaged in an economic war — and it is the country’s business sector that is getting hurt in...
Yemen talks, war

What’s at stake in Yemen peace talks

"Any small change in their circumstances... will bring them to the brink of death" As talks opened in Sweden today aimed at setting a framework...

Seattle, US: Robber who impersonated the FBI to rob immigrant businesses sent to jail

The names and badge were make-believe, but the strong-armed thefts were real. Steven Fisher, 44, was a robber pretending to play lead roles in spy...

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta wins the prestigious Achievement Award

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has been awarded the prestigious Eastern Africa Lifetime Achievement Award for her relentless efforts to stop preventable maternal and newborn...

Djibouti port eyes Rwanda and Burundi, to resume services to South Sudan

Djibouti will resume providing port services to South Sudan following the restoration of peace in the latter, official said. The chief executive of Djibouti's Duraleh...

UN Says More Than 150 Women, Girls Raped in South Sudan

The United Nations says more than 150 women and girls in South Sudan have been raped or subject to other forms of sexual violence...

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Maka-al-Mukarrama Avenue: The Mogadishu street Al-Shabaab loves bombing

Maka-al-Mukarrama Avenue easily passes for the stretch in Mogadishu that has absorbed the most violence unleashed by the Al-Shabaab jihadists in the past decade. On...

President Kenyatta reiterates pledge on housing, healthcare, food security, manufacture

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday outlined the progress made so far in his Big Four agenda for economic growth, which he unveiled a year...

Somaliland: The Little Country That Could

Somaliland was an independent state for five days in 1960 before it merged with the former Italian Somalia. Since the Somali Democratic Republic became...