Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service said it has foiled terrorists’ attack by capturing several members of the terrorist groups Al Shabaab and IS. The terrorists were preparing to attack civilians in the capital, Addis Ababa and other parts...
by Liban Obsiye & Adan Salad Somali politics has always been top-down and governed by a very few elite who were given the privilege of power and governance by clan or by the military under the Said Barre regime before...
Mogadishu, 21 September 2019—Today, on International Day of Peace, I send my best wishes for peace, prosperity and security to the wonderful people of Somalia on behalf of all of us here at the African Union Mission in Somalia. I...
  Human Rights Council Forty-second session 9–27 September 2019 Agenda item 10 Technical assistance and capacity-building Summary In the present report, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Bahame Tom Nyanduga, highlights the situation of human rights during the past year...
An estimated 2.8 million pregnant women and newborns die every year, or 1 every 11 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Division, UNFPA...
On Sept. 9, Somalia’s government announced that President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed who is better known as “Farmajo,” would make his first visit to the United States as president, first visiting the United Nations General Assembly before traveling to Washington, D.C. This...
By Mohamed Irbad It was around 4:00 AM when Khaalid knocked at the door of my hotel room. He reminded me of our imminent departure to the ancient town of Eyl on the eastern coast of Somalia.  Eyl is a...
By Ahmed Adan (Sooldaad) Allow me to deconstruct this myth and Ill-conceived article: Federal Government of Somalia Destabilizes the Federal Member States of Somalia, published at Hiraan online. To start with, I neither subscribe to any camp, whether the Federal Government of...
The Hague Based International Justice Court –ICJ is scheduled to start public hearings over the maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia in early November. On Tuesday, the court outlined conditions to journalists, diplomats and members of the public wishing to...
President of Cameroon Paul Biya (L) walks with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (R) following his arrival at the airport in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on July 29, 2015. REINNIER KAZE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

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President of Cameroon Paul Biya (L) walks with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (R) following his arrival at the airport in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on July 29, 2015. REINNIER KAZE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Africa has the world’s youngest population and its oldest leaders. If...

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