Does Kenya Really Want To End Terrorism?

By Abukar ArmanNew dangerous dynamics are emerging at the Horn of Africa. Political tension emanating from maritime territory that Somalia and Kenya, both claim it as part of their legitimate border is getting more volatile. As the International Court of Justice gets ready to hold public hearings on “Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia More...

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By Maryan Cabdalla On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Mogadishu Mayor Targeted by Female Bomber

The Somali government says the recent explosion that fatally injured the mayor of Mogadishu was carried out by a female suicide bomber with special needs who was assisted by a second woman. A statement issued More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Qatar Airways to start direct flights to Somalia

Qatar Airways is set to start direct flights from Doha to Mogadishu in July to rejuvenate the already growing international carrier market in Somalia. Akbar Al Baker, the CEO of Qatar Airways has announced that More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Road project linking Ethiopia to Somalia’s Berbera Port kicks off

The government of Somalia and Ethiopia have launched a US $400m road project that will link Ethiopia’s border town of Togochale to Berbera Port in Somalia. Speaking during the launch ceremony, Somaliland’s President More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Al Shabaab claims car bombing that killed 4 in Somalia capital

Four people were killed and nine wounded when a car bomb exploded near a restaurant in central Mogadishu on Thursday, March 7, police said, as the Al-Shabaab jihadist group claimed responsibility. The blast “was More...

By Shamso Macalin On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Somalia’s capital Mogadishu hit by huge explosion

A huge car bomb explosion has rocked the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Thursday, causing an unspecified number of casualties. A witness confirmed to Radio Shabelle that a vehicle packed with explosives was detonated More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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ICRC returns to Ethio-Somali region after 11 years

The International Committee of the Red Cross has resumed its operations in Ethiopia after the absence of more than ten years. ICRC together with the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) jointly distributed emergency More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Turkish Red Crescent distributes clothing in Somalia

Turkey’s state aid agency provided clothing to families in a refugee camp located in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The Turkish Red Crescent (Kizilay) distributed 20,000 pieces of clothing to 5,000 families More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Flights disrupted at JKIA in Nairobi as workers strike

Flights have been disrupted at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi after aviation workers went on strike. The striking staff, who downed their tools in the small hours of Wednesday, are unhappy with More...

By Shamso Macalin On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Somalia, Kenya agree to restore diplomatic relations

Initiated by the reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, the leaders of Somalia and Kenya met today to peacefully resolve their diplomatic dispute. “Through the leadership of PM Abiy Ahmed, President More...

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