Somali capital hosts entrepreneur talks
Somalia's troubled capital Mogadishu hosted TEDx talks on Saturday, as academics, activists artists and entrepreneurs gathered to challenge the negative images of the infamously dangerous and war-ravaged...
Sunday September 01, 2013 - 18:03:53
Islamists Kill 24 Nigerian Vigilantes in Ambush
Suspected Islamist militants have killed at least 24 members of a civilian vigilante group in Nigeria.
Sunday September 01, 2013 - 08:25:09
Obama: Syria 'Atrocity' Must Have Response
WHITE HOUSE— U.S. President Barack Obama has delayed an expected military strike against Syria, instead telling Americans he will seek congressional approval to punish the Syrian government for its alleged...
Sunday September 01, 2013 - 08:23:26
Shootings targeting Somalis raise worries of gang war
A series of shootings that killed at least three young men this summer is stirring fears in the Somali community that a gang war has broken out, threatening to take more lives and tarnish its reputation.
Sunday September 01, 2013 - 03:56:42
The African Union concludes a two-week long workshop on International Humanitarian...
Kampala, 30 August 2013- The African Union (AU) has today concluded a training workshop aimed at improving understanding and compliance with International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights for officers...
Friday August 30, 2013 - 22:11:16
Terrorism, oil, and international competition: Turkey in Somalia
At the start of the month the Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu was the target of a suicide car-bombing. A Turkish policeman lost his life in the attack and three others were wounded. The extremist movement...
Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 23:09:35
Collective efforts essential for progress as Somalia faces critical moment – UN envoy
The top United Nations envoy in Somalia today stressed that collective and coordinated efforts from the Government as well as regional and international organizations are needed to achieve progress in the east...
Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 22:21:03
Prime Minister declared August 27 as the National Day of Human Rights
Mogadishu, August 27, 2013…… His Excellency Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon announces August 27 as the National Day of Human Rights for Somalia. This momentous day came after the Council of Ministers...
Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 15:32:01
State's first Somali elected official – a member of the Minneapolis school board...
Hussein Samatar, who made history in Minnesota when he was elected to the Minneapolis school board and attracted attention internationally for his work with small businesses, died Sunday after a battle...
Monday August 26, 2013 - 15:22:08
Inter 2-0 Genoa: Nagatomo & Palacio net Nerazzurri opening-round win
The Japan international nodded home with just 15 minutes remaining before Rodrigo Palacio fired home a second in the dying seconds
Sunday August 25, 2013 - 22:42:23