Monday, November 18, 2019

Over 10,000 Kenyans in Somaliland Call their Government to Set up Services Centrers

Kenyans living in the diaspora want the government to open up centres to offer services at their bases abroad. Kenyans living in Somaliland and in...

On a Trek to Safety, Somalis Risk Death, Rape…All in Libya

UNHCR seeks US$210 million to help refugees risking death, rape, arbitrary detention, forced labour and starvation as they travel towards the Mediterranean. Held captive by...

RECORD NUMBER OF WORLD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE HAS GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT

The world is swimming in refugees. The Migration Policy Institute reports that what it calls “global displacement” had “reached a record high of 68.5 million...

Why Istanbul Should Be Your Next Big Family Destination

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, we were greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s...

United States Revokes Citizenship of Somaliland-born Imam Sending Him Home

The U.S. government has revoked the U.S. citizenship of the former imam of Portland’s largest mosque after he arrived in Somaliland last week. Mohamed Sheikh...

Judge Releases Man Facing Deportation to Somalia

His criticism of al-Shabab could endanger him in his homeland, attorney says. An immigration judge approved the release of Abdulkadir Sharif Abdi on Tuesday in...

Outrage in Sweden over video of pregnant black woman being forced off train

A video showing a heavily pregnant black woman being removed from an underground train in Stockholm and being pinned onto a bench has caused...

U.S. issues security alert to its citizens in KenyaU.S. issues security alert to its...

The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has issued a security alert to its citizens warning them to be cautious when in Kenya due to heightened terror threats. In...
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Kenya: Somali Refugee Population Shrinks as ‘Violence, Hunger Declines in Country, Study Reveals

The number of Somalis in urgent need of food assistance has dropped by almost half, while terrorist-related deaths linked to al-Shabaab have fallen by...

Africa’s fear of dual citizenship

Dual citizenship is illegal in a number of African countries. Authoritarian leaders regard people with a second nationality as potentially dangerous with their "foreign"...

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Somaliland Police Stops the Waddani-called Demonstration on Security, Legality Grounds

The Somaliland Police Commissioner, Brigadier-General Mohamed Adan Sanqadhi 'Dabagale', urged Waddani supporters not to heed their leader's call for a massive demonstration tomorrow, Monday. The...

Somaliland: Five Things You Need to Know this Week about Global Education

Our news roundup includes new schools in Somaliland, a film about child slavery in India and children back in class after earthquakes in the...
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Somaliland: ‘East of Borama’ Armed Insurgents Opt for Peace

An armed, rebellious group calling itself 'Awale' decided, on Thursday, to lay down arms and realign itself to mainstream Somaliland. At an occasion Sultans, professors,...