Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Somalia incapable of weakening Shabaab cash sources, US says

The Somali government and judiciary are not capable of striking at individuals or organisations funding Al-Shabaab operations, the United States has said. “Somalia lacks the...

Kenya: Al-Shabaab target policemen in Mandera attack

A group of al-Shabaab militants on Friday, June 3, ambushed Kenyan police officers in Mandera County. The police officers were traveling in two vehicles heading...

Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan travelled to the Somali capital Mogadishu under heavy security on Sunday, making his second visit in four years to promise...

Tuke: He’s accused of war crimes in Somalia. Now he works security at a...

An accused war criminal living in the United States is now working as a security guard at Dulles International Airport near Washington, DC. A CNN...

Somalia hotel terror attack: Ten dead as ‘Al-Shabaab gunmen’ storm Mogadishu venue popular with...

A suicide car bomber crashed his vehicle into a gate outside the Hotel Ambassador in Mogadishu this evening, before shots were heard at the...

Al-Shabaab gunmen attack Mogadishu hotel, Somalia officials say

Suspected Al-Shabaab Gunmen stormed Ambassador hotel on Makka Al Mukarama street in Mogadishu (Somalia) after setting off a car packed with explosives at the...

Somalia: AMISOM plays down EU budget cut concerns, UN approves 2-month extension

The AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia has been extended by one year amid uncertainty over funding after the EU reduced its support. As a...

Two Airline Bomb Plotters Given Life Imprisonment In Somalia

A Somali military court on Monday sentenced two men to life imprisonment for masterminding a bomb attack on a Somali flight in February, China's...

Somalia Intends to Print Its Own Currency by Early Next Year

Somalia intends to print new official bank notes that will circulate alongside dollars in the Horn of Africa nation by early next year as...

US Citizens Should Avoid Travel to Somalia Due to Ongoing Terror Threat

Terrorist operatives and armed groups in Somalia continue to attack Somali authorities, the troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and other...

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‘We Drink from the Toilet’: Migrants Tell of Hellish Saudi Detention Centres

Kingdom urged to rethink mass deportation policy as crowded and insanitary conditions spark Covid-19 fears Ibraahin’s* first week of work at a market in Jeddah,...

Hard to Pay Back Chinese Loans in Nigeria, Rest of Africa

In Djibouti, the Chinese are in charge of the ports too, just because Djibouti borrowed money it could not pay back.Unable to repay its...

Somalia: Former President Threatens Incumbent Armed Confrontation If Elections Don’t Happen on Schedule

A former President of Somalia, Ali Mahdi Mohamed, threatened the incumbent, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, that he will rather take up arms against him than...