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...
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Ilhan Omar, marriage, and Somali culture: FAQ

Last week, Ilhan Omar made national headlines after her historic win over longtime Rep. Phyllis Kahn and fellow Somali-American Mohamud Noor in the DFL...

John Kerry Remarks With Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed

Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Nairobi, Kenya August 22, 2016FOREIGN MINISTER MOHAMED: I am delighted to welcome Secretary John Kerry back to Nairobi, and for a second...

Olympic sprinter finishes slower than most high school girls, but is still an ‘inspiration’

World class athletes are not supposed to get props just for their effort. But Somalia’s Maryan Nuh Muse should be that exception.On Saturday morning, she could not...

UN calls for probe into Ethiopia protesters killings

Ninety deaths in Oromia and Amhara regions must be investigated by international observers, UN human rights chief says.The UN human rights chief has urged...

Ethiopia’s regime has killed hundreds. Why is the West still giving it aid?

OVER THE weekend, Ethiopia reminded the world of how it treats those who dare demonstrate against the government. At least 90 protesters were shot...

Election results: Somali activist Ilhan Omar unseats long-serving Kahn

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Somali activist has unseated one of the Minnesota Legislature's longest-serving members in a Democratic primary.Ilhan Omar defeated 22-term Rep. Phyllis Kahn in...

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...

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

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

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...

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...
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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...