Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Tag: somalia

Deadly Siege in Somalia’s Capital Ends, Attackers...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A nearly day-long siege in the heart of Somalia's capital ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed, police...

Somalia Grants Access to Its Offshore Fishing...

The Somalian government has granted 31 new fishing licenses with the China Overseas Fisheries Association (COFA) in an effort to ensure the African nation's resources...

Somalia Marks 1 Year Since Devastating Mogadishu...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia on Sunday marked the first anniversary of one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11, a truck bombing in...

U.S. Carries Out Airstrike Against al-Shabab In...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia as the Trump administration quietly steps...

Somalia President Wants Arms Embargo Lifted; British...

LONDON (AP) — Somalia's president on Thursday called for an end to the arms embargo on his long-chaotic country, saying that if the military...

EU Approves Measures to Combat African Ivory...

The struggle against wildlife trafficking has been given a much-needed boost after the European Union approved a series of measures to tackle the surge...

U.S. Drone Strikes in Somalia Kills over...

The United States launched a series of airstrikes on an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia Saturday, killing more than 150 militants and averting what...

The Militant Group: Al-Shabab Name Has Been...

The Somali government has told media houses to stop referring to militant group al-Shabab by their name. They instead want the group to be called...

Somali Woman Uses Beautiful Pictures and Social...

Ugaaso Abukar Boocow surely understands the power of images—and the astounding influence of social media. Boocow, 27, who works for the Ministry of Reconstruction in...

Study Shows Enormous Growth of Black Immigrant...

Compared to the American-born Black population, Black immigrants living in the U.S. are more likely to have a college degree and less likely to...

African Immigrants Concerned About Backlash Over Ebola...

DALLAS -- Some African immigrants in Dallas are worried that the case of a Liberian man who is sick with the Ebola virus in a...

Watch This Somali Military Leader Give A...

This is a clip from the film "Dirty Wars"

Somalia Moves Ahead With Fiber Optic Cables...

Some residents of Somalia's capital have been experiencing a form of "culture shock" since fibre optic services launched over the last week, an Internet...

Somali Fishermen Issued IDs to Avoid Assault...

Somali fishermen have been issued with official ID cards to help distinguish them from pirates, it's been reported. At least 2,000 such cards have been...

Kenya Military Bombs Al-Shabab Camp in Somalia

 Kenya's military said its air force has attacked an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia in retaliation for last month's mall siege that left at...

Somalia’s Al-Shabab Commanders Reported Killed in Strike

 An air strike in southern Somalia has killed two senior commanders of the militant Islamist group, al-Shabab, residents have told the BBC. The strike destroyed...

Al-Shabab: Western Forces Attacked Its Somalia Base

The militant group al-Shabab says "white soldiers" arrived by boat at the port of Barawe in Somalia and the rebel repulsed them, losing one...

Italian Divers Resume Search After 300 Drown...

Italian divers searched on Friday for bodies trapped in the wreck of a boat packed with African migrants that sank off Sicily, killing an estimated 300...

Kenya Mall Attack Affects Economy, Somalia Relations

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta told Somalia on Tuesday to "put their house in order," a sign of his frustration at the festering instability in...

Kenya Mall Attack: 59 Reported Dead

According to NPR: "A standoff that began with a shocking attack at Kenya's Westgate Mall Saturday is in its second day, with civilians held hostage...