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Deputy Defense Secretary Hosts Somali Leaders at Pentagon

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Deputy Defense Secretary Hosts Somali Leaders at Pentagon

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2015 – Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work yesterday hosted the Somali prime minister and defense minister in their first meeting at the Pentagon. In a statement summarizing the meeting, Defense Department officials said Prime Minister Omar Ali Sharmarke and Defense Minister Gen. Abdulkadir Sheikh Ali Dini met with Work to discuss the […]

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Somaliland: Inaugural flydubai Flight Launches a Direct Service to Hargeisa

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Somaliland: Inaugural flydubai Flight Launches a Direct Service to Hargeisa

“We strive to provide underserved markets with direct air links to Dubai” States Ghaith Al Ghaith the CEO of the Dubai-based carrier which is the first airline outside of Africa to launch direct flights to Hargeisa flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith and Somaliland Vicd president Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail commit to partnership HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) — Dubai-based […]

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I was tricked into joining Al-Shabaab against my will

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I was tricked into joining Al-Shabaab against my will

A man from Nyanza has sensationally claimed that he was tricked into joining Al-Shabaab five years ago after being promised a job in Qatar. The man, a teacher, said he worked at a private primary school but was experiencing financial difficulties due to the low salary when a friend told him that there were lucrative […]

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As radical recruiters again zero in on Minnesota’s East African community

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As radical recruiters again zero in on Minnesota’s East African community

Courtesy Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office Clockwise, Hanad Mustafe Musse, 19, Guled Omar, 20, Zacharia Yusuf Adurahman, 19, and Adnan Abdihamid Farah, 19. They are four of six Minnesota men of Somali descent that have been charged in a criminal complaint with traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIL.  Nationwide, more than 40 […]

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Courtesy Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office Clockwise, Hanad Mustafe Musse, 19, Guled Omar, 20, Zacharia Yusuf Adurahman, 19, and Adnan Abdihamid Farah, 19. They are four of six Minnesota men of Somali descent that have been charged in a criminal complaint with traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIL.  Nationwide, more than 40 […]

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Suspects accuse police of cruelty

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Suspects accuse police of cruelty

From left: Rashid Charles Mberesero, Osman Diriye Dagane, Sahal Diriye Hussein, Hassan Edin Hassan and Mohamed Ali Abikar in a Nairobi court on June 4, 2015 where they were charged with killing 150 people at Garissa University College on April 2. PAUL WAWERU | NATION MEDIA GROUP The suspects held over the Garissa University College […]

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For Minneapolis Council Member Abdi Warsame, recruitment fight starts small

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For Minneapolis Council Member Abdi Warsame, recruitment fight starts small

Leila Navidi, Star Tribune Minneapolis City Councilman Abdi Warsame, right, talks with Mubashir Jeilani, 19, at Mapps Coffee Riverside in Minneapolis on Friday, MayOn a rainy day in a coffee shop in Minneapolis’ Cedar Riverside neighborhood, Council Member Abdi Warsame sat across from a young man, quizzing him about his quest to become a community […]

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President of Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived today in Abuja

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President of Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived today in Abuja

 President of Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived today in Abuja ahead of the inauguration of Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, the presidency said on Thursday. “Somalia and Nigeria enjoy strong historical ties based on mutual cooperation and the fight against terrorism” the Somalia’s presidency said in a press statement. Source:Africanspotline

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Somalia may pay 90% of oil revenue to explorer under draft deal

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Somalia may pay 90% of oil revenue to explorer under draft deal

NAIROBI (Bloomberg) — Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd., chaired by former U.K. Conservative Party leader Michael Howard, has proposed a deal with the Somali government that may grant it as much as 90% of the country’s prospective oil revenue. A draft production-sharing agreement, obtained by Bloomberg from an official close to the negotiations, sets […]

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Terrorism blow to Uhuru popularity

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Terrorism blow to Uhuru popularity

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s popularity has dropped from 67 per cent last December to 48 per cent last month, a new opinion poll has revealed. The poll, conducted by Ipsos Ltd between March 28 and April 7, shows that Deputy President William Ruto’s rating dropped sharply, from 63 per cent in December to 35 per cent […]

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