Saturday, October 1, 2022

Somalia: Al Shabaab Bomber Kills 7, Injures More in Capital

A suicide attack claimed by the Somali Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab killed at least seven people and injured nine others in Mogadishu on Sunday,...

Can Africa Solve Ethiopia’s War?

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For two years, Ethiopia has been caught in the grip of a war between government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), who...

$250 Million Minnesota Fraud Suit Rattles Somali Community

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Over forty Somalis stand accused of involvement in pilfering over US$250 million US taxpayer money that was to feed children in need. Instead, attorneys...

Somalia: al-Shabab Wins More and More Converts with Its Judicial System

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More Somalis are losing faith in the country’s slow judicial process and taking their complaints to the armed group. In late December 2021, Halima (her...

Somalia President Indirectly Cedes Parts of His Country to al-Shabaab

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Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud urged citizens to stay away from areas controlled by Al-Shabaab jihadists as he vowed to ratchet up offensives against the militants. The...

World Bank Links Somalia Poverty to Increase in Terror Attacks

Somalia is one of the poorest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, with 69% of the population living under the standard international poverty line of US$1.90...

African Union Cedes Control to Al-Shabab in Somalia

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Al-Shabab, a rabid Islamist organisation, has wreaked havoc on Somalia for over a decade now. Allegiant since 2012 to the militant pan-Islamist organization al-Qaeda,...

Debretsion Says Tigray People About to Perish , Pleads with UN Security Council to...

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Debretsion Gebremichael, Chairman of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), requested the UN Security Council (UNSC) to intervene in the resumed conflict towards a peaceful...

Joint Ethiopian, Eritrean Military Offensive Hits Tigrayan Positions

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Ethiopian and Eritrean forces on Thursday launched a massive "joint" offensive against areas of Tigray bordering Eritrea, say authorities in the rebel region in...

Ukraine Accuses Russia of Turning War to a Catastrophe by Shelling Nuclear Plant Area

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Ukraine's foreign minister accused Russia of turning Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant into a 'military base' The United Nations' nuclear agency said a team of experts will...