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Djibouti’s strongman president faces strongest cross-examination of his career

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Djibouti’s strongman president faces strongest cross-examination of his career

Ismail Omar Guelleh will be the first African president to appear as a witness in a UK corruption case. But this trial of intrigue is just one of many challenges facing the 16-year president.  For the first time in history, a sitting African president will be summoned to give evidence in person before the British High Court. […]

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It is unluckily that, the most liked musical band for the Somali speaking people has been arrested in Hargeisa airport

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It is unluckily that, the most liked musical band for the Somali speaking people has been arrested in Hargeisa airport

It is unluckily that, the most liked musical band for the Somali speaking people has been arrested in Hargeisa airport four musicians in ‘Horn Stars band while returned from Mogadishu after they stage concerts that attracted thousands of music lovers that influenced the popularity of this band to rise beyond any human imagination . Female […]

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More than 700 killed in Saudi Hajj stampede

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More than 700 killed in Saudi Hajj stampede

More than 700 killed in Saudi Hajj stampede At least 717 people have been killed in a stampede at the annual Hajj pilgrimage, Saudi Arabia’s civil defence directorate said, as the death toll continued to rise. The directorate said at least 863 other pilgrims were injured in Thursday’s stampede, which took place in Mina, on […]

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Killing of Somali media worker draws condemnation from UN official

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Killing of Somali media worker draws condemnation from UN official

Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova. UN Photo/Mark Garten 15 September 2015 – The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending the freedom of the press today denounced the recent killing of a Somali news editor. “I condemn the killing of Abdullahi Ali Hussein,” said Irina Bokova, […]

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Kenya’s wildlife flees al-Shabaab conflict into Somalia

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Kenya’s wildlife flees al-Shabaab conflict into Somalia

Wild elephants, lions, leopards, giraffe, buffalo and ostriches have been spotted in Somalia’s Lower Jubba area in the first sightings of the animals in the east African country in decades. The animals are believed to have been displaced from Kenya’s Boni forest by ongoing security operations against the armed group al-Shabab that operates in the […]

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Former refugee becomes Danish running champ

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Former refugee becomes Danish running champ

Abdi Hakin Ulad was the pride of the hometown crowd as he bested all other Danish competitors at Sunday’s Copenhagen Half Marathon. In 2001, he came to Denmark as a refugee from Somalia. On Sunday, Abdi Hakin Ulad crossed the finish line at the Copenhagen Half Marathon as the fastest Dane among the nearly 24,000 […]

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Somali-Canadian Rapper K’naan Performs Hajj

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Somali-Canadian Rapper K’naan Performs Hajj

K’naan and his Mom view the original script the Quran was written in and drawings of what would have been the prophet’s (pbuh) house. MOGADISHU – Somali-Canadian rapper K’naan Warsame has posted photos on social media while performing hajj in Saudi Arabia with his family, in an action that was praised by his fans. “Standing […]

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Minnesota judge again denies bail in ISIL case; trial set for Feb. 16

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Minnesota judge again denies bail in ISIL case; trial set for Feb. 16

He denies another motion for pretrial release, saying the seven suspects are a flight risk; trial is set for Feb. 16.   A federal judge again rejected bail Wednesday for seven young Somali-American men charged with attempting to join the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. It was the first time all seven of […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi receives President of Somalia

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Mohamed bin Zayed  Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi receives President of Somalia

Mohamed bin Zayed receives President of Somalia posted on 31/08/2015 His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received yesterday at Al Mamoura in Abu Dhabi President Hassan Shaikh Mahmoud of Somalia, who is currently on a visit to the UAE. […]

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Swedish investors urged to partner with Kenyans

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Swedish investors urged to partner with Kenyans

  Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed. She has urged Swedish investors to form partnerships with Kenyan enterprises in order to promote innovation and enterprise development. She said Kenya would welcome discussions on promoting enterprise development, mentoring, training, business financing, networking and internship opportunities. The CS noted that in Africa, micro, small […]

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