Saturday, December 3, 2022
U.S. increases ‘training’ and intelligence gathering in Africa The United States under the Obama administration is intensifying efforts to penetrate the African continent through seminars, military training operations, recognizance missions, Special Forces deployment, naval patrols and proxy wars. The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) is largely leading these efforts, along with...
South Africa stands ready to play its part in supporting Somalia as it moves closer to realising its vision of a prosperous and stable democracy. "We are committed to assisting the Somali people through capacity and  institution-building that will empower that country to respond to the challenges faced in the...
Ugandan peacekeepers from the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) disembark from a plane at Mogadishu's airport July 1, 2011, at the beginning of their mission in the lawless horn of African nation. REUTERS/Feisal Omar The African Union troops, AMISOM in Somalia are mandated under UN Resolution (2297) to...
Juha is an old Arab comic literary figure around whom countless anecdotes were written. He appears variously as preacher and beggar, thief and honest man, judge and social critic, Jester and charlatan… In this scene, Juha had a house. A man asked if he could buy the house, and...
Mogadishu — The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the country and safeguards women's rights, particularly in politics and education. The proposed legislation is part of a wide-ranging government programme that aims to promote women's rights and support...
NAIROBI (Warsom) - The United States will impose travel sanctions and freeze assets of Somalis who hinder a political roadmap towards a new constitution and president in the Horn-of-Africa nation, a senior State Department official said on Sunday. Somalia faces an August deadline to achieve both targets, which are a key...
The evidence is everywhere: mortgage rates are at a two-year high,applications have fallen for four straight weeks after climbing for more than a year,and fed chairman Ben Bernanke says he would have to "push back"if the impact of rising interest rates were jeopardizing the recovery. As my co-host jeff...
The Minister of Interior & Federalism Abdullahi Godax Barre was recently summoned by Somali lawmakers to the National Assembly building in Mogadishu to answer a few questions regarding the formation of district and regional administrations for areas liberated from Al-Shabaab in Somalia. In today’s session, over 65 Members of Parliament...
Nigeria's military has repelled a new attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram on the strategically important north-eastern city of Maiduguri, an army source has told the BBC. Dozens of militants and soldiers were reportedly killed during a major assault on the city on Sunday. The city is quiet on Monday,...
At least six people are dead and dozens more are injured after a packed train carrying hundreds of passengers derailed and crashed into a station outside paris. The seven-carriage service was about 20 minutes into a three-hours journey to lemoges when it crashed 12 miles south of the capital about...