Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Did someone try to assassinate Ethiopia’s new prime minister? Here’s what you need to...

On Saturday, June 23, hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians rallied in the famous Meskel Square, located at the heart of the capital city Addis Ababa. Citizen...

Orlando shooting: 50 killed, shooter pledged ISIS allegiance

An American-born man who'd pledged allegiance to ISIS gunned down 50 people early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest mass shooting...

UAE role is crucial, says Puntland regional leader

Puntland President Abdiwele Mohamed Ali says autonomous region is counting on Bosaso port development The UAE's engagement with Puntland is crucial to development and security in the impoverished Somali...

Mahir Khalid Riziki: Kenya bomber’s journey offers cautionary tale of intelligence failures

The bomber who blew himself up outside a Nairobi hotel this month, launching an attack that killed 21 people, was already so well-known to...

Former Met officer on trial for alleged historic abuse

A former Metropolitan police sergeant has gone on trial for allegedly racially and sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy in the back of a police...

Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Abiy’s nationalism outmaneuvers tribalist Jawar Mohammed’s old Qerro

The Oromo people had legitimate political and historical grievances. Sadly, they were unable to organize a political party that could articulated their grievances and...

Canada defends refugee system as Somali immigrant charged in attack

Canada defended its immigration and refugee vetting system on Monday after a Somali immigrant, who had drawn scrutiny for his alleged extremist views, was...

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...

Tucson man accused of Somali terror ties lied at every turn, government says

Whether Mohamed Abdirahman Osman is a refugee who lied about terrorist links to get immigration benefits or if he’s been wrongly targeted by a...

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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...