Monday, March 25, 2019

Somalia’s Farmajo Skips Meeting With Somaliland’s Bihi. The Reason.

Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, it was reported, had dual objectives behind the invitation he extended to the President of the Republic...

Somalia: Chinese deal angers fishing communities, sparks concerns over sovereignty and piracy

A new fishing deal signed between the Somalia government and vessels tied to the China Overseas Fisheries Association raises serious questions. Some Somalis, particularly...

Natasia Urbano once graced the covers of Vogue. Now she’s living on the streets

Nastasia Urbano lived a glamorous New York life in her 20s. A life many people would envy. Every night saw her dining in lavish style with...

Dolapo Badmos: Nigerian police officer tells gays: Leave country or face prosecution

A high-ranking Nigerian policewoman has warned gay people living in the country to leave or risk criminal prosecution. Dolapo Badmos, a Chief Superintendent and spokeswoman...

Somali refugee takes a unique journey to becoming a Utah Highway Patrol trooper

Utah Highway Patrol trooper Daud Eftin, a refugee from Somalia, is pictured in Murray on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. In 1998, his family was...

Ethiopia Allows Refugees To Leave Camp To Work

Ethiopia passed a law on Thursday giving almost 1 million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps, in a move praised...

Amnesty International decries Europe’s ‘outdated’ rape laws

Germany is one of only eight European countries that define rape as sex without consent. Amnesty International says governments must overhaul "outdated" laws that...

The Vanishing Nuclear Taboo? How Disarmament Fell Apart

On April 5, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama stood before a massive crowd in Prague and gave a soaring speech announcing his commitment to...
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Jamal Khashoggi died in fight at Istanbul consulate, Saudi state TV claims

Saudi Arabia has confirmed the death of missing Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, claiming he died in a fist fight involving...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

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Eritrea, Ethiopia to revamp Roads Connecting Them

Ethiopia and Eritrea will sign an agreement to rebuild the road infrastructure connecting the two countries as part of an EU-funded project in a...

Somaliland, UN Exploring Equitable Special Aid Arrangement

Modeled after the successful 'special aid arrangement' on which international organizations deal with Somaliland to ensure that aid flow directly reaches Somaliland without falling...

Somaliland Ready to Take Its Rightful Place Alongside Sovereign Nations

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, Sunday, addressed a joint session of the country's bi-cameral House. He delivered his...