At least six people were killed on Sunday when a minibus struck a roadside bomb near the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.
Somalia will push ahead with plans to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in early 2021, removing doubt that it will delay the vote because of the spread of COVID-19.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A landmine explosion Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 13 others after it hit a passenger vehicle in the outskirts of Mogadishu.
Djibouti's Ministry of Health on Saturday announced 280 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Horn of Africa nation to 3,194 as of Saturday afternoon.
Joyce Beatty was trying to deescalate a confrontation with police.
Over 90,000 mosques in Saudi Arabia reopened their doors to worshippers on Sunday morning after over a two-month closure as part of an ease in the curfew restrictions to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
HAGUE (HOL) - The decision by the International Court of Justice to hear a case between South American states of Venezuela and Guyana via video conference despite rejecting a similar proposal by Somalia on the case with Kenya has drawn sharp criticism from Somalis.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - Over 100 Somalis who were repatriated by the Federal Government from Saudi Arabia as part of the COVID-19 response Saturday arrived in Mogadishu.
Chinese scientists working on a COVID-19 vaccine have told Sky News they are «99%» sure it will be effective.
Police in Kwale shot and killed a terror suspect during a night raid.
MINNEAPOLIS (HOL) - Somali traders in the strife torn city of Minneapolis in the US are counting losses as a result of the ongoing protests following the killing of unarmed black man by the police.
Mary Harper, the veteran BBC reporter on Africa and now its section editor, has written a truly timely book which cuts through the political posturing, diplomatic niceties and, often, stereotypically violent narratives and imagery, to present a book which examines Al-Shabaab more accurately through the ‘real stakeholders’ eyes.
Turkey will not allow any uncertainty in Libya, said Vice President Fuat Oktay on Friday, and voiced full support for Libya's legitimate government.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A lawyer has issued a statement from the wife of the now-arrested and charged former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, and she said she has filed for divorce.
The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are imposing a curfew starting 8 p.m. Friday, their mayors declared Friday. The curfews will last until 6 a.m. Saturday,....
Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said he just received information that the officer identified as Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has been taken into custody by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehenson.
Trump administration on Thursday accused a Congress-funded US broadcaster, Voice of America (VOA), of being the voice of Iran.
Soomaalidu nolol kama samenkarto ilo tamereedyada kala ah dabeysha, qoraxda iyo xaabada balse waxey u baahanyihiin ilo tamaredyo caadi ah (conventional energy).
Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 831 after 100 more cases were confirmed, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health said in a statement on Thursday.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The UN has condemned the abduction and killing of eight health workers in Middle Shabelle and called for thorough investigations into the incident.
TUNIS (Reuters) - The family of a Libyan people trafficker killed 30 migrants in revenge for his death, Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) said on Thursday.
Covid-19 came late to Turkey - on 11 March - but soon singed every corner of the country. Within a month all 81 provinces had been affected.
The Twin Cities convulsed with chaos for a third straight night of violent unrest Thursday in the wake of the Memorial Day death of George Floyd while being restrained on the neck by a Minneapolis police officer, another painful chapter in America’s
Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard to restore order in the wake of protests, riots and looting following George Floyd’s death
Mogadishu (HOL) - The bodies of eight young men, seven of them health workers have been discovered on Thursday after they were and killed in an execution-style slaying in Middle Shabelle's Gololey village.
The University of Minnesota is limiting its relationship with the Minneapolis Police Department following the police killing of George Floyd, a black man who died during an arrest on May 26
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A senior economic advisor at the Prime Minister’s office has been appointed to head the newly created National Bureau of Statistics.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The bodies of nine medical workers who were allegedly abducted by the militant group Al-Shabaab Wednesday were found today in the outskirts of Bal’ad town in Middle Shabelle region.
Almost two months have gone by since the disappearance of 25-year-old Minneapolis resident Ridwan Dahir. With the help of the local Somali community, his mother is still seeking answers on her son’s whereabouts.
Small-scale subsistence farmers in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region have lost everything to the recent flooding of the river Shabelle River that has destroyed nearly 20,000 hectares of farmland across 21 villages over the past month.
MOGADISHU (HOL) - The number of COVID19 cases in Somalia Thursday rose to 1828 after 97 more people tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours.
Air power has played an increasingly important role in the Libyan conflict. The relatively flat featureless desert terrain of the north and coast means that ground units are easily spotted, with few places to hide.
Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called for an arrest and charges against the now-fired Minneapolis police officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd as he pleaded to breathe shortly before his death, in an incident caught on video that drew international outrage.
Rep. Ilhan Omar likened Saudi Arabia’s influence on the Trump administration to Israel’s, saying both countries relied in part on money to bring about their preferred outcomes.
GaROWE (HOL) - Puntland President Abdullahi Deni and his deputy Ahmed Karaash have pledged to resolve their differences which have in recent weeks spilled into the public, a mediation team has said.