Friday, February 23, 2018

The plight of Ethiopian Jews in Israel

The story of the immigration and absorption of Ethiopian Jews in Israel epitomises the best and the worst of Israeli society. True to its Zionist...

Kenya Completes Border Fence With Somalia

The fencing of three kilometers of the Kenya-Somalia border is complete after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) took over its construction over two months...

$150M IN TUSKS BURNED IN KENYA, WHICH SEEKS SALES BAN

Kenya president set fire to thousands of elephant tusks and rhino horns on Saturday, destroying a stockpile that would have been worth a fortune to smugglers...

Kenya vow not to withdraw troops from Somalia

The Kenyan government on Sunday maintained it will not withdraw its troops from Somalia as being demanded by Somali militants. Deputy President William Ruto said...

Kenya Defense Forces to leave Somalia in 2017

THE Somalia government has said the Kenya Defence Forces should pull out of the country by 2017 as part of an agreement under the...

IGAD unveils new process to end South Sudan crisis

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) plans to resume the peace talks between the South Sudanese warring parties next April; the Ethiopian foreign ministry...

‘Fear should not stop us from living our lives’ – American Muslims speak out

When Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, proposed a ban on Muslims entering the US after the deadly San Bernardino shooting, American Muslims felt...

Al Shabaab bomb kills 12 in Somalia’s Puntland

An al Shabaab bomb attack killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in Somalia’s Puntland region on Friday, the Puntland military said. The explosions hit Af-Urur,...

Roxbury heist target handles cash for African immigrants

The Roxbury money exchange business targeted in Tuesday’s gunpoint robbery of $420,000 in cash has outlets across the country and caters to African immigrants,...

Kenya crackdown on Shabaab militants threatens to backfire

In the three weeks since the deadliest attack yet by al-Shabaab Islamist militants on Kenyan soil, authorities in Nairobi have frozen bank accounts of...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...