Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted, during his meeting with his Somali counterpart Ahmed Isse Awad on Thursday, Egypt's support for the stability of Somalia.
WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III revealed the scope of a historic Russian campaign to sabotage the 2016 presidential election in a much-anticipated report made public on Thursday, and he detailed a frantic monthslong effort by President Trump to thwart a federal investigation that imperiled his presidency from the start.
Tanzania’s government declined to authorize the publication of the International Monetary Fund’s report on the state of the East African nation’s economy, which could have significant implications for foreign investment and aid flows.
Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai has assured Kenyans of maximum security during the Easter holiday.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has declared a day of mourning for Friday, with 114 people still missing days after a boat capsized on Lake Kivu, killing 13, the presidency said.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) 2018 Annual report reveals a drop in donor contributions to the fund in 2018 by 5 per cent, compared to the previous year.
The candidate from Turkey's main opposition party has been declared Istanbul's new mayor, despite a pending appeal from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) to invalidate the vote and hold a rerun.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Officials from Kenya and Ethiopia convened Wednesday in a regional meeting to find and sustain a peace at the Moyale border area -- a fragile stage to many deadly conflicts.
Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended checkpost as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road.
United States’ famed Time magazine on Wednesday released its 2019 TIME 100 list with a number of Africans making the list across the different categories.
Marco Lombardo, a Venetian man of learning, speaking to Dante in Purgatory asked the Poet; …”Le leggi son, ma chi pon mano ad esse” (There are laws, but who implements them) (Divina Commedia, Purgatorio, Canto XVI)
A woman, who is facing several cases linked to terrorism-related activities in the country, has been listed by the United States Government as one of the seven individuals who finance the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
A Man of Good Hope is based on the book by Jonny Steinberg, the real-life story of Asad who fled from Somalia to South Africa via most of the rest of the continent. It premiered at London’s Young Vic in 2016, and is now playing in rep with another Isango show, SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill, at the Royal Opera House’s gorgeously refurbished Linbury Theatre. The double bill feels like a statement of internationalism and diversity, and of opening up the narrow definition of what opera can be.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was on Wednesday temporarily closed following a bomb scare in one of Kenya Airways' planes.
Amid fears for his safety, Abdullahi Dool, a senior Somali diplomat who was fired last month for publicly advocating the establishment of formal relations with Israel, was forced to flee his country.
Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP on Wednesday.
An Adelaide woman convicted of being a member of Islamic State (IS) has been sentenced to three years in jail, but with time already served will be eligible to apply for parole in August.
A community organisation has said there have been ten deaths related to mental health issues in the Bristol Somali community in recent years.
The U.N. secretary-general has appointed special adviser Nicholas Haysom to support the African Union's mediation efforts in Sudan, where the military ousted longtime President Omar al-Bashir last week.
Mogadishu (HOL) - The semi-autonomous regional state of Puntland has banned the trade in arms, ammunition and military equipment.
Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar raised more than $830,000 for her re-election bid in the first three months of 2019, according to a campaign finance report filed Monday.
China and Somalia enjoy a long friendship. More then 600 years ago, Mogadishu developed into the metropolis with business and merchants gathered.
The vicious boardroom wars that have threatened to stall operations of charter airline Bluebird Aviation has now sucked in the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) mourns the loss of veteran journalist Mohamed Mohamud Afrah, who passed away in Nairobi on Sunday evening April 14, 2019.
When Sahra Koshin first returned to Somalia from the Netherlands in 2008, she was full of hope and courage. Eager to use her expertise in gender development to rebuild her wartorn country, she immediately started work with one of the many UN agencies in Mogadishu.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The U.S. is committing itself to a long-term stabilization mission in a chronically unstable country. The mission involves training and equipping the local government forces to fight against jihadi insurgents and won’t end until those local forces
Over the weekend, the Trump administration floated its latest crackdown on immigration, both legal and illegal: According to the Wall Street Journal, the administration is considering placing travel restrictions on countries whose citizens have a high rate of overstaying their visas in the United States.
Roof of famed Notre Dame collapses as fire service are struggling to contain blaze that threatens whole frame.
National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Somalia’s Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development, on the sidelines of the second and final day of the conference titled “National, regional and international mechanisms to combat impunity and ensure accountability under the law,” organised by NHRC, in co-operation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the European Parliament.
WASHINGTON — The nation where events turned the U.S. against humanitarian military intervention — Somalia — has become the newest front for escalation by the Pentagon.
The Kenyan government has ruled out possibilities of paying a ransom to secure the release of two Cuban doctors abducted from Mandera by Al Shabaab terrorists on Friday.
MOGADISHU - US Ambassador to Somalia Donald Y. Yamamoto held a roundtable discussion with organizations that work with the people and government of Somalia to overcome humanitarian crises. Joining Ambassador Yamamoto were representatives
Cape Town - Even if all foreigners leave South Africa, it would not make a difference to socio-economic issues facing the country. And the idea that the country is overrun by immigrants is not supported by data.
Julian Assange has been accused of trying to create a «centre for spying» in the Ecuadorian embassy that sheltered him by the nation's president.
Sudan's transitional military council has arrested members of the former government and promised not to disperse protesters.