Thursday, April 9, 2020
MOGADISHU (AFP) – At least one person was killed Saturday when a car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the latest in a string of attacks, a local official said. The car, a government vehicle, exploded near the Sanca intersection in the north of the capital. "One person was killed...
UN sanctions experts have complained to the UN Security Council that Facebook refuses to answer questions about ship hijackings suspected to be organized on social media sites. In a new report released Friday, the experts -- who monitor a UN arms embargo against Somalia as well as sanctions against accused...
Armed guards on ships in the Indian Ocean have permission to fire first to fend off Somali pirates, under new guidance issued to UK-flagged ships. Foreign Office minister Henry Bellingham said the new advice was clearer than earlier versions and was intended to give security teams instructions on when they can...
Al-shabaab claims attack on westgate mall in nairobi capitol of kenya. Al-shabaab have been killed at least 62 people and more than enjured,it is 4th night the attackers in a westgate mall and there is some people who are alive in a mall,and the al-shabaab spokesman ali dhere told broudcusting...
H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, has condemned the attack on Turkish civilians in Mogadishu on Saturday and offered his condolences to the Government of Turkey, the victims and the families of those who have lost loved ones. The President said, “Today’s attack is an...
Olympic medallist urges bank not to withdraw facilities to send money transfers to Africa and Asia, including his native Somalia Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has thrown his fame and weight behind a campaign to stop Barclays Bank withdrawing from Britain's £2bn remittance market, a decision campaigners say will...
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...
press release Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the grave threat to media freedom and media pluralism posed by a bill that the Somali cabinet approved on 11 July and, if adopted by parliament, would replace the 2007 media law. Its provisions include giving the courts the power...
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...
United Nations says new draft legislation "could easily be used to curtail freedom of expression".. The United Nations has raised concerns about a new media law in Somalia only days after UN experts sounded the alarm over corruption in the African country's new government. The UN Human Rights Office has urged...