Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Mainers defend Somali neighbors against Donald Trump

PORTLAND, Maine — Somali refugees have opened bustling shops in this state, sent their children to college, joined local government, stitched themselves into the fabric of life. But Donald Trump suggested they also have brought crime and fostered terrorists. That...

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, extensive mis-management of public resources, and the failure of mega projects, on which the country...

Somali informant says FBI paid him $100K

MINNEAPOLIS - The federal ISIL trial in Minneapolis continued Monday afternoon  with defense attorneys getting their shot at cross-examining the prosecution's star witness,  Abdirahman Bashir. Bashir says he once believed ISIL's messages and wanted to travel to Syria  to "fight...

Djibouti President Sworn in for Fourth Term in Office

Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh was sworn in for a fourth term in office Sunday in a ceremony attended by several regional heads of states and dignitaries. Guelleh took the oath of office at his presidential residence in the capital,...
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Becoming Chinese’: Meet the first Somali in the world to “become Chinese”

NO MORE NORMAL I was born in Mogadishu in 1968 and my father is an optologist, who trained...
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Kenya: Names of seven police officers killed by Al Shabab in Mandera bus attack revealed

Seven police officers returning from leave were among the eleven people killed on Friday evening by a contingent of Al Shabab militants...

Somalia’s Oil and Gas: A recipe for corruption that could trigger renewed conflict in Somalia

Since March this year, the Minister for Petroleum and Minerals of the federal government of Somalia has been shuttling from city to...

Turkey First lady meets parliamentarians, Somali diaspora in London

First lady Emine Erdoğan met with representatives of the Global Somali Diaspora Organization and members of the U.K. Parliament Wednesday following a...

Djibouti to host Ethiopia’s Navy

Ethiopia’s new Navy will be based in Djibouti and the naval command head office will be in Bahir Dar. When Abiy Ahmed became Prime...