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Former Speaker Maalim exchanges blows with Somali minister in Nairobi hotel

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Former Speaker Maalim exchanges blows with Somali minister in Nairobi hotel

A video of former deputy speaker Farah Maalim exchanging blows with a Somali ex-minister at a Nairobi hotel has been leaked online. The one-minute CCTV footage dated Thursday, September 29, shows the visibly annoyed former legislator turning to the unidentified ex-minister with the first blow as the recipient tries to shield his face with both […]

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KDF soldier tells of ordeal in the hands of Al-Shabaab in Lamu attack

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KDF soldier tells of ordeal in the hands of Al-Shabaab in Lamu attack

A Kenya Defence Forces soldier has narrated to a Mombasa court how he and his comrades were attacked when a group of about 10 Al-Shabaab militants ambushed them in Kiunga in Lamu County two years ago. Sargent Andrew Nzomo said the attack happened after they left the Manda military base, where they had gone to […]

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Latest Somali election delay raises risks of manipulation, more delays – senior UN official

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Latest Somali election delay raises risks of manipulation, more delays – senior UN official

27 September 2016 – A new delay in Somalia’s elections is a matter of “immediate concern,” raising fears that the process is being politically manipulated and that the latest postponement may only be one of yet further rolling delays, the top United Nations official in the long-troubled East African country warned today. First slated to […]

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Somalia’s capital city Mogadishu readies for the 2016 electoral process

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Somalia’s capital city Mogadishu readies for the 2016 electoral process

Mogadishu, 27 September 2016 – The quiet Somali capital is now a hub of electoral activity as the country readies for a more inclusive electoral process that will demonstrate its commitment to democratic reforms. This year’s electoral process promises to be a competitive race, as dozens of local and diaspora Somalis enter the arena. The […]

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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely in first presidential debate

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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely in first presidential debate

 Republican nominee Donald Trump gestures as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, Sept. 26, 2016. (AFP Photo) Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump opened this year’s presidential debates on a series of confrontational spats Monday night as the challengers demonstrated the wide disparities in their […]

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Warring clans agree to uphold peace in Marka

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Warring clans agree to uphold peace in Marka

Mogadishu, 25 September 2016 – The warring sub-clans of Dir and Hawiye have agreed to come up with an action plan on reconciliation and peace building following the signing of a ceasefire agreement mid this year. The resolution was made at a two-day meeting, held in Mogadishu and organized by the Interim South West Administration […]

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Mombasa Somali community denies political af

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Mombasa Somali community denies political af

The Somali community’s Mombasa chapter has denied taking political stands, including who to back for president, as reported by some media. Chairman Mohamed Abdi said they were yet to decide who to support or front for the presidency and other political seats. Abdi said an individual masquerading as the group’s chairman was issuing political statements […]

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Oil deposits trigger boundary row between Kenya and Somalia

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Oil deposits trigger boundary row between Kenya and Somalia

The fate of six oil blocks in the Indian Ocean and the role of foreign governments will come to play this morning as Kenya and Somalia argue out their maritime boundary case before the International Court of Justice. Somalia sued Kenya in 2014 asking for a proper determination of the sea border between the two […]

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Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute: Whose sea is it anyway?

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Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute: Whose sea is it anyway?

Xeerilaaliye Axmad A.Dahir oo Dacwaddii Badda laga Guddoomay “African states have not really had a presence at sea, they haven’t had ships which control their waters, so to now have a state effectively owning parts of the sea, which it can divide up into blocks for oil and gas is very lucrative. But it creates […]

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9 victims survived knife attacks at St. Cloud mall; ISIL link claimed

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9 victims survived knife attacks at St. Cloud mall; ISIL link claimed

ST. CLOUD – In a few bloody minutes, a man rampaged through a St. Cloud shopping mall Saturday evening, stabbing nine people before being fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. The violence is being investigated as terrorism, federal authorities said. None of the nine victims, seven men and two women who ranged in age […]

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