Ethiopia blocks internet ‘to stop exam cheats’

Internet access across Ethiopia has been blocked to prevent national exam papers leaking online, a government spokesman has claimed. "The shutdown is aimed at preventing...

Fleeing hunger, Somali women raped in displacement camps

He was thin but strong, in a new uniform and boots. After forcing his way into Hawo's ragged shelter the man put a gun...

Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Express railway

Nairobi, (HargeisaPress) — Kenya has opened a major new railway between the port city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, 18 months early. President Uhuru...

Spreadsheet-armed US soldiers bring lessons to Somalia

The first group of soldiers has completed a U.S. Army-led effort to train Somalia’s fledgling military in logistics, a stepping stone toward building a...

US begins sending weapons to Kurdish YPG in Syria

Hargeisapress- The United States has begun sending small arms to Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known...

New port boosts Djibouti’s dream to be maritime hub

East Africa’s smallest country Djibouti took a step towards realising its dream of becoming a continental maritime cargo hub with the inauguration of its...

WHO elected the right person for its Director General position: Dr Moha Farah Jire.

Addis Ababa, (HargeisaPress) — Former President of African Journalists for Renaissance said the World health organization elected the right person for its Director General...

Djibouti opens $590m world class mega port co-funded by China

Djibouti has opened its new 690 hectare mega port with world-class facilities and equipment manufactured by Chinese firm ZPMC. The $590 million Doraleh Multipurpose Port...

Ramadan 2017: Important Health Tips For Ramadan

For Muslims, Ramadan is a holy month dedicated to prayer, Quran recitation, introspection and fasting during the sunlight hours. Ramadan is a month of...

Somali suicide bomber kills 4 at Puntland checkpoint

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military checkpoint in northern Somalia's semiautonomous state...

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