NAIROBI—The U.N. refugee agency on Wednesday called for East African countries hosting Somali refugees to make voluntary repatriation possible and sustainable. Earlier this month, some...

AMISOM to leave Somalia in 2016 – envoy

The African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), a peace keeping mission operated by the African Union would be leaving Somalia in 2016, according to the...

100 TERROR RELATED ATTACKS IN THREE YEARS

NAIROBI, KENYA: At least 370 people have been killed and over 1,075 others injured in terrorist attacks since October 2011 when Kenya took the war...

Somali journalists urge fair trial for colleagues

Somalia’s journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a...

Mo Farah kicks to 5,000m glory and European Championships gold double

ZURICH,(HargeisaPress) —Mo Farah put a wretched 2014 behind him by completing the long-distance double at the European Championships. Things have gone off-kilter since the 31-year-old...

Migration into Europe: A surge from the sea

The sudden jump in arrivals is related to turmoil in Libya, from where most of the migrant-trafficking vessels depart. Another reason is the Italian...

Denmark pledges millions to help fight terror in Somalia

The trade and development minister, Mogens Jensen, has agreed to send 19 million kroner in aid to Somalia to aid the government and African...

In South Sudan, Security Council warns sanctions possible against ‘spoilers’

On a visit to South Sudan, the United Nations Security Council today reiterated that it is ready to impose sanctions against anyone who undermines...

Erdogan surges ahead in Turkey presidential election

Istanbul, (HargeisaPress) — Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has surged into the lead in Turkey's first direct presidential election, early vote counts suggest. Mr...

Somali President’s Northrop speech draws protest

HARGEISA, (HargeisaPress) — More than 100 people protested Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s speech at the University of Minnesota on Saturday night, alleging his...

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