Tuesday, June 28, 2022
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a car bomb detonated by remote control has killed one person and wounded two others in Somalia's capital. Mohamed Hassan said Saturday the explosion took place in the parking area of...
Somalia's al-Shabab fighters claim to have executed a captured Kenyan soldier and have repeated threats to kill five other hostages. The claim of the al-Qaeda-linked group, made on Friday, could not be independently verified. "While the mujahedeen have executed the serving...
Somalia's al-Shabab fighters claim to have executed a captured Kenyan soldier and have repeated threats to kill five other hostages. The claim of the al-Qaeda-linked group, made on Friday, could not be independently verified. "While the mujahedeen have executed the serving...
Mogadishu, Somalia - The car barely came to a stop when a hand softly knocked at the tinted passenger seat window. The window rolled down, revealing a tall, skinny figure wearing a half-buttoned, baggy polyester shirt, a red sarong,...
In the aftermath of the 23 February London Conference on Somalia, and with input from others who followed the event, Sally Healy (a Fellow of the Rift Valley Institute) offers her personal assessment of the conference, its likely impact...
The UN's top human rights official has condemned the trial and sentencing of a Somali journalist, and the alleged rape victim he interviewed, as "deeply disturbing" and a blow to "the fight against impunity"in rape cases. The journalist, Abdiaziz Abdinur...
"Let's have faith in our judiciary system," Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed told an audience Monday at London's Chatham House, the foreign affairs think-tank. A day later, press freedom and human rights advocates are struggling to find such faith, after...
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants, who have used Twitter to announce assassinations and bombings, are back on the microblog service two weeks after their account was suspended. " will function like the one they closed," a spokesman...
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants, who have used Twitter to announce assassinations and bombings, are back on the microblog service two weeks after their account was suspended. " will function like the one they closed," a spokesman...
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's prime minister on Sunday said the authorities will do more to protect rape victims after foreign donors and human rights groups criticised the arrests of a woman allegedly gang-raped by soldiers and a journalist who...