5 Multi-Millionaires From Somalia You Should Know

Somalia, a failed state in East Africa, has an extremely hostile political and business environment. But its people, the Somalis, are...
Monday, October 19, 2020

Horn of Africa

Ethiopia Defence Minister Replaced After Criticising Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office announced Tuesday that he was replacing his defence minister, a fellow ethnic Oromo and former close...

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...

Ethiopia objects to Egyptian base plans in Somaliland

Ethiopia said Friday the relations Egypt wants to establish with territories in the East Africa region must not come at the cost...
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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.

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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October 14 tragedy: Why Somalia needs a national biometric system

By Thabit MohamedFormer Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region
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Trump Demands Plan to Pull Hundreds of U.S. Troops From Somalia

President Donald Trump has told top advisers he wants to withdraw U.S. troops from Somalia, according to people familiar with the matter,...

Feared Shabab Exploit Somali Banking and Invest in Real Estate, U.N. Says

The Shabab, the Somalia-based militant group that is Al Qaeda’s most powerful ally in Africa, is not only collecting millions of dollars...

Former Islington mayor Rakhia Ismail quits Labour party over racism

The UK’s first hijab-wearing mayor has resigned from the Labour party citing racism and a “system that allows white men to have what they...