Al-Shabaab territory targeted in Somali push

Washington (Reuters) - Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud told Reuters on Tuesday he expected a new military drive by African Union and Somali forces...

Supo: Finnish jihadists come from various backgrounds

The people who have left Finland to participate in the ongoing Syrian civil war represent a total of 16 different ethnic groups, the Finnish...

Late to the party, Obama seeks bigger U.S. Africa role

Washington, (Reuters) - Ask Major-General Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., the top U.S. military officer in Africa, how he thinks U.S. and European-backed African troops...

Somaliland: “Am Happy to be Home”-President Silanyo

Hargeisa,(HargeisaPress) — The Somaliland resident Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo jetted back into the country this morning. To receive the President Silanyo at Egal international Airport was...

Somali bombing leaves city Workers dead

MUQDISHO,(HargeisaPress) — At least three women have been killed and seven others wounded in the Somali capital after a remotely detonated bomb exploded in...

Djibouti Economy 2014: Recent Developments and Prospects

The huge infrastructural investment program is a big turning-point for the country that aims to take advantage of its geo-strategic position in the Horn...

Barack Obama Welcomes African State Heads to Washington

Washington:  US ----President Barack Obama, whose election in 2008 as the first black American president sparked huge expectations in Africa, will at last hold a...

UN Special Representative for Somalia deeply concerned by murder of Somali MPs

Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, has condemned the murder today of Sheikh Aden Madeer, a...

Gunmen Kill Another Somali Lawmaker in Mogadishu

A Somali police officer says gunmen have shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu. Hassan Abdullahi said two gunmen shot and killed Sheikh Aden...

Kenya’s tourism crisis: Al Shabaab hits where it hurts the most

If the Kenyan government is to be believed, tourist arrivals are down a little bit on last year. Hotel operators tell a different story,...

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