Monday, October 21, 2019
Baidoa, Somalia

Somalia: Parliament NSC accuses AMISOM of inciting violence, endangering ‘fragile peace’

The National Salvation Caucus (NSC) of the Somalia Federal Parliament accused AMISOM of not only compromising impartiality but by actively inciting violence which endangered...

Uhuru to UN: ‘Provide predictable, sustainable funding to KDF’ in Somalia

President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued a new demand regarding the financing of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) which is part of the African Union Mission in Somalia...

Somalia: Islamic State militants on the rise?

Al-Shabaab, Somalia largest terrorist organisation, is engaged in an economic war — and it is the country’s business sector that is getting hurt in...

ICJ Sets Kenya-Somalia Border Case Hearing To Start In September

The hearing of the maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia will start on September 9 and run through to September 13 at the International...

Shabaab kills 2 Somalia generals in roadside blast

Two senior Somali military commanders and several soldiers were killed Thursday when a roadside bomb blast hit their vehicle south of Mogadishu. Officials and witnesses...

Senior Saudi prince says CIA cannot be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion

A senior Saudi prince cast doubt upon the reported CIA finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal...

9 Somalis found butchered and jettisoned for vital parts in Egypt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHmAW9hcsQY A very disturbing video posted on  Kalsan TV, YouTube and Facebook shows the patched-up remains of 9 Somalis found on an Alexandria coastal stretch. The...

Israeli jet downing ratchets up tensions in Syrian conflict

The Syrian conflagration was exacerbated Saturday with the crashing of an Israeli fighter jet amid Syrian anti-aircraft fire, marking the first time Israel has...

U.S. House votes to end spy agencies’ bulk collection of phone data

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data, setting up a...

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,...

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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...