Kenyan Miraa Flights temporary banned in Somalia by President Farmajo

Kenyan khat (miraa) planes have reportedly been banned temporarily in Somalia, until Kenyan authorities allow commercial passenger flights from Somalia to land...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Horn of Africa

Somalia resumes international flights after 4-month suspension

Somalia resumed international flights to and from the Horn of African nation on Monday after four months of disruptions due to the...

Somalia turns back another Miraa flight from Kenya

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back...

Ethiopian Upper House urges Tigray region to stop move to hold election

The House of Federation (HoF) has urged the Tigray regional state to stop immediately its unconstitutional move to hold election.
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Amnesty calls for U.S. to compensate civilian victims of airstrikes in Somalia

Human rights group Amnesty International called on the United States to compensate civilian victims and families affected by military airstrikes in Somalia.

Somalia: Internally displaced people surviving by “the grace of God” amidst COVID-19

Incessant fighting, recurrent droughts and floods, and the worst locust invasion in more than 25 years are forcing more people to flee...

Egypt plans to set up military base in Somaliland angers Ethiopia

North African nation Egypt is considering opening up a military base in Somaliland.This coming...

Kenyan Miraa traders demand direct flights to Hargeisa

The Kenyan business community has said they want a direct route by air to Hargeisa (Somaliland) for them to transport their products...

The Desert Locust ravages the Horn of Africa

 – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warns that unless early and sustained measures are taken to control...
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Being a Premier League referee? That’s the mission, says Jawahir Roble

BRITAIN’S first female Muslim referee has set her sights on officiating in the Premier League.
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US Rep Ilhan Omar readies for tough primary challenge

Ilhan Omar, a progressive United States representative from Minnesota who in 2018 became the first Somali-American and one of the first of...

Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

The US Secret Service abruptly escorted President Donald Trump out of the White House press room in the middle of a briefing...

At least six killed as Somalia security forces put out prison uprising

At least six prisoners were killed and another six injured when Somali security forces beat back an uprising in Mogadishu's central...