Monday, January 20, 2020

Recruiters Lure Kenyan Tutors to Exploitative Labour in Somaliland

It came disguised as a once-in-a-lifetime job opportunity: a teaching job at a prestigious international school in Hargeisa, Somaliland, with a salary of Sh50,000...

Labour poised to kill off Boris Johnson’s plan for December 12 electio

Labour will whip its MPs to abstain on the vote on Monday Labour were set to kill off Boris Johnson's plan for December 12 election...

Jamaica’s Fraser-Pryce Makes History at 4th Athletics World Win

DOHA (Reuters) - Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce powered her way to 100 meters gold on Sunday to become the first person to win four gold...

Some of the Most Memorable Witty Gaffes of the Late Zimbabwean President

The Zimbabwean ex-President, Robert Mugabe, will be remembered for his great wit and his colourful language. These are some of the raw, hilarious and unforgettable...

Somalia: Charwomen from IDP Camps in Mogadishu Suffer Frequent Rape

Kaltumo Abikar (not her real name) has been raped on two separate occasions this year while seeking domestic work in houses in Mogadishu. The single...

President Bihi, Delegation Jet Off to Saudi Arabia on Somaliland Diplomatic Passports

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, has, at the head of a high-level delegation he led, jetted off...

Trafficking in Persons in Conflict Contexts: What is a Realistic Response from Africa?

This brief draws on field research conducted on trafficking in persons in four protracted conflicts in Africa – Central African Republic, Libya, Nigeria and...

UN Joins Call for Independent Probe on Morsi Death

Mohamed Morsi's death: World reaction - Malaysia, Qatar pay tribute to former Egyptian president, but reaction from other governments has been largely muted. The United Nations...

Behi Bans Lavish Gifts to Top Students by Privately-Owned Schools (Videos)

President Musa Behi Abdi of the Republic of Somaliland, on Monday, prohibited the tradition among privately-owned educational institutions to shower lavish gifts to students...

US, China Face Off in Djibouti for Greater Influence in Africa

A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers. The...

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More Soldiers, Civilian Officials Abandon Puntland Responsibilities to Re-align with Somaliland

Thirty police officers of Boocame district, Sool, who had, hitherto, been loyal to the Somalia Federal state of Puntland laid aside their allegiance to...

Somalia PM Pauses Implementation of $112-Million WB Project

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Khaire Saturday suspended a World Bank-funded development deal signed between Finance Minister Abdirahman Beyle and representatives of three regional states...

Can Ethiopia Hold a Credible, Free, Fair Election in 2020?

PM Abiy Ahmed, upon coming to power in April 2018, promised to hold democratic, credible polls with a clear timeline The much-anticipated announcement of voting...