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UN report accuses president’s allies of manipulating state formation process

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UN report accuses president’s allies of manipulating state formation process

Djibouti: 23 October ( DjibTalk) – A new report by the United Nations Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring group alleged that political associates close to the Somali president have invested heavily – financially and politically in manipulating state formations. The report has accused Damul Jadid, a political party close to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of having […]

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A masked man armed with a sword has killed a pupil and a teacher at a school in Sweden.

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A masked man armed with a sword has killed a pupil and a teacher at a school in Sweden.

Tributes left outside the school in Trollhättan on Thursday. Photo: Adam Ihse/TT Three dead, two hurt in school knife attack UPDATED: The suspect behind a stabbing spree at a school in west Sweden has been confirmed dead. A boy and a teacher also died and two others remain in hospital. Five crucial facts about attack […]

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Prohibit the circumcision of boys. It requires Moderate politician Elisabeth Elgh.

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Prohibit the circumcision of boys. It requires Moderate politician Elisabeth Elgh.

  Moderate politician Elisabeth Elgh A German court has banned the circumcision of boys. The District Court in Cologne believes that freedom of religion is not above the requirement to spare children from abuse. Obviously, the Court was aware that its decision would arouse strong reactions among the country’s many Jews and Muslims. Yet it […]

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Somali Hajj pilgrims reluctant to return home

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Somali Hajj pilgrims reluctant to return home

Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Makkah. (AP) As many as 2,292 Somali pilgrims have asked for the extension of their Hajj visa to prolong their stay in the Kingdom because they were not in a hurry to return due to the precarious security […]

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Explain cash crunch, lawmakers tell Treasury PS

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Explain cash crunch, lawmakers tell Treasury PS

MPs want the National Treasury PS and Kenya Revenue Authority to explain the cash crisis that has seen CDF disbursement being withheld for three months. And Wednesday, they directed the relevant committees to summon the officials. Eldas MP Adan Keynan and Runyenjes MP Cecily Mbarire clashed on the floor of the House over a three-day […]

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Somali security agents raid Universal TV office, arrest journalists

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Somali security agents raid Universal TV office, arrest journalists

A screengrab of Universal TV’s talk show Doodwadaag. The show’s producer and a director for the station have been arrested. (YouTube) Nairobi, October 5, 2015–Somali national security forces raided the offices of the privately owned broadcaster Universal TV in Mogadishu on October 2 and arrested Abdullahi Hersi, the station’s East Africa director, and Awil Dahir […]

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Somaliland’s British-educated president urged to save mentally-ill man from death row

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Somaliland’s British-educated president urged to save mentally-ill man from death row

Faisa Ali, from west London, says court ignored evidence of her brother’s long history of psychosis Faisa Ali is petitioning on behalf of her brother Abdullah (right) Photo: Trinity Mirror The sister of a mentally-ill man who faces execution by firing squad inSomaliland has pleaded with the country’s British-educated leader to issue him a presidential pardon. […]

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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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