Monday, January 21, 2019

Why did Somalia blacklist its country’s top UN diplomat?

Declaring Nicholas Haysom 'persona non grata' might prove costly for the Federal Somali Government. In the first week of the New Year, Somalia was one...

Rep. Ilhan Omar, Somali refugee turned congresswoman, to publish memoir in 2020

Rep. Ilhan Omar, who made headlines last November after becoming the first Somali American ever elected to the U.S. Congress, will tell her life...

Baidoa residents applaud Norway’s commitment to infrastructural development in the region.

The recent construction and renovations of roads in Baidoa have greatly transformed the town and its environs. The cobblestone project that was funded by the...

East Africa: Civic Space Shrinking

Clear patterns of government repression against peaceful protesters, activists, and journalists emerged across the East and Horn of Africa region during 2018, Human Rights...

Is Nicholas Haysom a Victim of U.S. ‘Dual Track’ Policy on Somalia?

It was September 2010, when the then US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Johnnie Carson, revealed the Obama administration’s US foreign policy...

Gunmen storm Kenyan hotel compound, Somali Islamists claim lethal attack

Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, sending workers fleeing for their lives as others...

Somalis in Ethiopia and Kenya: See the Hallmark!

Background of Somalis in Kenya Somalis in Kenya are citizens and residents of Kenya who are of Somali ethnic descent. They have historically inhabited the North Eastern Province, previously called the Northern Frontier...

Somalia seeks to invest in COMESA region – COMESA

Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Somalia in Lusaka, Mr Ahmed Abdirahman Sheikh Nur has revealed that the his country is looking for areas...

Museveni pushes team to launch Uganda Airlines Daily Nation

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has intervened in the Uganda Airlines saga after the launch date was pushed back by a further two months Sources say...

Canada will reopen Parents and Grandparents Program January 28

Canada’s Parents and Grandparents Program will reopen to interested sponsors beginning on January 28, the federal government announced today. The program, known as the PGP,...