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The rise, fall, then grudging acceptance of khat, East Africa’s controversial stimulant

In 2014 the UK banned khat, the stimulant stems and leaves of the tree Catha edulis. In Kenya it is more commonly known as miraa...

Ex-Somali envoy launches presidential bid ahead of October 30 polls

More than two-and-a-half decades of bloody conflict, the displacement of millions of nationals, the deaths of tens of thousands, spiraling terrorism, collapsed systems and...

For Three Days, Books Replace Blasts in Somali Capital

The capital of Somalia is one of the most dangerous cities in the world, but this week fear of blasts has been overcome by...

Security Council expresses ‘regret’ over postponed electoral process in Somalia

The U.N. Security Council says it regrets a delay in presidential and parliamentary elections in Somalia and is calling on all parties to implement...

Somalia: one man’s terrorist is another man’s carpenter

Government reintegration programmes for al-Shabaab fighters are helping to shrink support for the Islamic militant group What does a terrorist look like? No such archetype...

Somalia Presidential Election 2016: Candidate profiles

 HASSAN SHEIKH MOHAMUD President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud will be defending his seat, in the face of accusations of performing below par. A lot was expected...

A road map to resolving Ethiopia’s political crisis (By: Gen. Tsadkan Gebretensae)

Contemporary Political Situations in Ethiopia I believe Ethiopia’s current political conditions are unstable. Government’s own pronouncements indicate this. The presence of pervasive mal-administration, rent seeking,...

AMISOM’s new Force Commander formally assumes office

Mogadishu - The new Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia Lt. General Osman Noor Soubagleh has formally assumed office. Lt. General...

Somalia suspends school linked to failed Turkish coup

The Somali government announced Saturday that it is suspending a school linked to the group behind the attempted coup Friday in Turkey, giving its staff...

Ethiopia, Somalia agree to work together

Addis Ababa July 09/2016 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Metals and Engineering Corporation of Ethiopia (METEC) and government of...
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Farmaajo should stop hiding behind election law to extend term

By PETER KAGWANJA All things being equal, more than 6 million eligible voters, half...
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Somali barber in Turkey hopeful despite coronavirus setback

Amid fears over the coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have adjusted to the new normal and began taking preventive measures,...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali blasts Ilhan Omar over call to remake US

Somalia-born human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Friday over recent comments in which the lawmaker called for "dismantling...

Turkey’s president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque

The president of Turkey on Friday formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open for Muslim worship,...