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US lists Shabaab’s leader in Kenya, wanted commander as global terrorists

The US State Department added Ahmad Iman Ali, the leader of Shabaab’s network in Kenya, and Abdifatah Abubakar Abdi, a dangerous Kenyan commander, to...

President Uhuru Kenyatta holds talks with opposition leader Raila Odinga

President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga are currently holed up in a meeting at Harambee House in Nairobi. The agenda of the meeting...

AMISOM female peacekeepers celebrate women’s contribution to global peace

Mogadishu, 9 March 2018 - Female peacekeepers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) yesterday marked the International Women’s Day with a...

Somaliland president says Somalia has declared war over Berbera port

Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi has described Somalia’s rejection of a port deal the former signed with Ethiopia and DP World, as a ‘declaration...

UN envoy lauds Somali women for championing inclusivity

MOGADISHU, March 8 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations senior envoy in Somalia on Thursday praised the role of Somali women in promoting a more inclusive and...

Djibouti signs new port deal after ending DP World contract

Djibouti’s Doraleh Container Terminal Management Company has signed a deal with Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) to raise by a third the amount of...

Roadside Bomb Kills Regional State minister and MP near Afgoye town

A roadside bomb struck a car Wednesday southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing two government officials and two of their bodyguards, regional officials...

Somali PM: Opening Plenary: Managing Risks For Peace And Stability [VIDEO]

This high-level event 2018 Fragility Forum with a strategic discussion on “Managing Risks for Peace and Stability.” Comprised of senior officials from governments and...

Kenyan Kwale County bans sale and consumption of Miraa

The Kwale County Assembly on Wednesday passed a motion seeking to ban the sale of Miraa and Muguka in the county. The motion, tabled by Kasemen MCA Antony Yama,...

Kenya to assist Somalia develop legal and justice systems

The Government of Kenya has reaffirmed its commitment in assisting the Federal Government of Somalia re-establish its governance systems by redeveloping the country’s legal...
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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,...