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The Swedish recognition of Palestine HAS BEEN Heavily criticized in Israel

  The Swedish recognition of Palestine has been heavily criticized in Israel and worsened relations between the countries .Foreign Margot Wallström ( S) hope that the tone will be different after the elections in Israel in March. – I hope to make a visit there as soon as it is at all practicable , she […]

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Three Muslim students killed at North Carolina campus

  Friends and family, and online community condemning the murder, shared victims’ photos following the incident [Facebook] Three American students have been shot to death at a residential complex of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a suspect has been arrested over the incident, according to local police. Chapel Hill police told local news […]

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Somalia’s parliament approved a new cabinet

  (Reuters) – Somalia’s parliament approved a 25-strong cabinet on Monday, a pivotal step toward preparing the war-torn nation for a vote on a new constitution and presidential elections in 2016. Wrangling over the cabinet has prolonged a period of drift that donors say is hurting recovery efforts. After more than two decades of war […]

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Kabete MP George Muchai was shot dead early Saturday morning at Kenyatta Avenue

NAIROBI, Kenya Feb 7 – Kabete Member of Parliament George Muchai, his two bodyguards and a driver were shot dead by gunmen in Nairobi on Saturday morning. According to police, the four were sprayed with bullets at about 4.30 am when their vehicle slowed down at the Nyayo House round about on Kenyatta Avenue. “They […]

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Somali man kills his 39-year-old wife in Norway

  A Somali man is in prison after he allegedly confessed to killing his 39-year-old wife in the Norwegian town of Askøy on Wednesday, officials said. The 41-year-old man reportedly turned himself in to police after he murdered his wife —the mother of his six children, aged between one to 18 years old, according to […]

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UN Somalia envoy ‘excited and worried’ about political progress in year ahead

Special Representative Nicholas Kay briefs the Security Council on the situation in Somalia. 4February 2015 – Underlining the importance of the partnership between the African Union and the United Nations in Somalia, which he called “unique, strong and essential for success,” the top UN official there briefed the Security Council today on the challenges lying […]

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US bank ending of Somali money transfers to have catastrophic impact’

A decision by a U.S. bank to stop doing business with companies that transfer money from Somalis living in the United States to families back home could have a “catastrophic” impact on the fragile Horn of Africa country, development groups said.  The lack of a formal banking system in Somalia is one of the legacies […]

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Somali Region Gets a Second Micro Finance Institutions

  The MFI has acquired a CORE banking system from Neptune for undisclosed sum The Somlai Region is going to open a second Micro Finance Institution (MFI) from which is going to extend loans from 10pc to 20pc. This will be the second in the region. Rays MFI received approval from the National Bank of […]

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US drone strike kills top Al-Shabaab leader in Somalia

A top leader of the Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab movement and some movement members were killed on Saturday in a strike believed to be carried out by a U.S. drone, a Somali official has said. Ahmed Adan said the strike targeted a convoy of Al-Shabaab top leaders near Dinsoor, a town in the southwestern Bay region of Somalia. […]

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over 100 Somalis Suspect id Cheating – can deprive Norwegian citizenship

Over a hundred Norwegian – Somalis can be thrown out of the country because the authorities believe that they have lied about where they come from . Their children born in Norway also risk issue. I’m from Mogadishu , born and raised during the Civil War , but my parents came here to get a […]

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