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Israel carries out Gaza strikes as soldier dies from gunshot

Israel has attacked military targets in the Gaza Strip, after its soldiers came under gunfire at the border. The Israeli military announced that one soldier had died from his wounds, the first in the most recent clashes. Gaza officials said ...

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Somalia: UN Highlights Progress in Somalia At Brussels Forum

Speaking at the first day of the Somalia Partnership Forum in Brussels on Monday, two senior United Nations officials commended the country’s government for its efforts in various areas – such as political reform, security, economic development, and recovery and ...

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Somali elder wants to meet Obama

Mr Mohamed Hassan Mumin, a peace elder from Wajir County who dressed former US President Barack Obama in traditional Somali outfit in 2006, is now seeking to meet him. Yesterday, Mr Obama held talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition ...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s open seat draws wide pack of DFLers

State Rep. Ilhan Omar opened the door he was unable to crack, defeating 22-term incumbent Phyllis Kahn in 2016 and becoming the first Somali-American legislator in the U.S. So when Omar decided to run for Congress in a last-minute DFL ...

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ATPU boss summoned to court in terrorism case against three girls

A Mombasa court has summoned regional Anti-Terror Police Unit head Charles Ogeto over a case on terror-related charges against three girls. Chief Magistrate Evans Makori said Ogeto should appear before the court to give clarifications on numerous issues. Makori said ...

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Mayor Yarisow & Deputy of SRSG discussed humanitarian issues

Mogadishu 02 July 2018 The Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng Yarisow) held a special meeting with Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary‑General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Mr. Peter DeClerq and ...

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Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

Fifteen people died and 70 were injured when fire swept through a market and nearby homes in central Nairobi in the early hours of Thursday. The blaze broke out in a timber yard, said Nairobi regional coordinator Kangethe Thuku, a ...

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Zimbabwe leader Mnangagwa visits injured blast victims

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has visited victims of the Bulawayo explosion that rocked Zanu-PF’s rally where he narrowly escaped death. Pictures emerged on social media of Mnangagwa standing next to a hospital bed where one of his vice presidents’ wife, ...

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9 top Ethiopia police officials arrested over Addis rally attack

Ethiopians gather around an ambulance in Meskel Square in Addis Ababa on June 23, 2018, after an attack on a rally called by the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The deputy commissioner of police in charge of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital ...

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