Monday, October 21, 2019

We should talk to al-Shabaab now – we owe it to the Mogadishu bomb...

Despite the horror of that attack a year ago, I’ve talked to this group, and I know that dialogue is the only way to...

Pakistan Confirms Place on Terror-Financing Watch List

Pakistan on Thursday confirmed it had been placed on the Financial Action Task Force's "gray list" over its alleged failure to choke off terror-financing,...

Qatar Denies Hand in Somalia Bombing, Accuses UAE of Manipulation, ‘Control in Exchange for...

Qatar, in an attempt, to deny that it had been behind destabilization, bombing incidents in Somalia, and especially in the Somalia Federal State of...
ICBMs

North Korea possibly constructing new ICBMs, missile program moving on ‘business as usual,’ official...

North Korea is possibly constructing new intercontinental ballistic missiles and moving on with “business as usual” for its missile program, an official told Fox...

Somaliland-Puntland Rift Ripe for Exploitation?

As fighting and fiery rhetoric increase between the Somali region of Puntland and the self-declared independent state of Somaliland, some analysts fear that Islamist...

Ethiopia puts 37 people before court over high-level corruption

The Ethiopian government on Thursday put over 30 persons before a federal high court on charges of high-level corruption, the state-affiliated FANA Broadcasting corporate reported. The 37...

When Is America Going to End Its Shadow War in Somalia?

In July, a crowd at a Trump rally chanted “send her back” about the Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar, parroting Trump’s suggestion that she “go...

Somalia: Robow struck out of SW Presidential candidacy, Federal Minister resigns in protest

The electoral body of the Somalia Federal State of Southwest, Baidoa announced Sunday that Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali was struck out of the list of...

Africa’s top trouble spots in 2019 mapped

A number of African countries have been mapped as possible trouble spots on which the African Union and the United Nations should keep a...

Nigerian troops rescue more women and girls from Boko Haram stronghold in Sambisa forest

Nigeria's military says it has rescued another group of women and children who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militia and were being detained in...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...