Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Somalia: At Least 8 Confirmed Dead at Pescatore Suicide Bombing

Ambulances confirm at least 8 people were killed by an al-Shabaab suicide bomber at the Pescatore Hotel along Mogadishu's Lido beach Friday evening. Al-Shabaab owned...

Somaliland Government Puts a Number of Journalists Behind Bars

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Following a riot by prisoners at the central prison of Hargeisa, Somaliland Republic, Wednesday, a number of journalists who were covering the event were...

Africa: As Jihadi Violence Surges Across the Sahel, West Trains Special Combat Forces

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While patrolling a mock village to train in fighting extremists, a Ghanaian soldier wondered how he would cope if one day the drill became...

Ethiopian Parliament Lifts State of Emergency Off the North

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The parliament in Ethiopia has voted for an early end to a six-month state of emergency declared in November when rebellious Tigrayan forces had...

Sudan’s Burhan Denies Issuing Orders to Kill Army Coup Protesters

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Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan denied issuing any orders to kill peaceful demonstrators protesting the military coup and accused the security services and...

4 Secretive Special-ops Units that Handle JSOC’s Toughest Missions

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Nowadays, the US special-operations community is a behemoth, with over 70,000 special operators, enablers, and support troops assigned to it. It is composed of many...

Insecurity a Top Issue as African Leaders Meet in Ethiopia

African leaders are meeting Saturday at a summit that is expected to discuss the continent’s most pressing challenges, including a new wave of coups...

Study Reveals the Violence Migrant Women Face Across the Globe

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There were seven women and three children among the 27 people who tragically lost their lives in the English Channel recently. Women and children are frequently...

Book Review of Nadifa Mohamed’s ‘The Fortune Men’

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The wrong man: inside the world of a Somali sailor hanged for murder. Mahmood Mattan has been rescued. Given new life, he emerges from the...

UN Security Council Approves Continuation of Anti-piracy Measures Off the Somalia Coast

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution to combat the continuing threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia, as shipping and...