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South Sudan Opposes IGAD Proposal for Free Movement Within Eeast Africa

0 Visits: 280 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 23:26:59
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN — Most members of IGAD back a proposal to allow free movement of citizens within the East African bloc – but are facing resistance from South Sudan, where officials remain cool to the measure.

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IGAD is Dismayed by the Recent Wave of Terror Attacks in Somalia

0 Visits: 244 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 20:31:49
DJIBOUTI (Somali Update Online) — The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) condemned in the strongest terms possible the recent Al-Shabaab terror attacks on civilians carried out in Mogadishu and areas in the southern part of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

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Fellow Somalis, Let us Reconcile This Islamic New Year

0 Visits: 174 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 20:11:35
We are now approaching the new Islamic Calendar Year "Hijriyah" which was a turning point for the Muslim Ummah.Hijrah is an important and deeper lesson for us Somalis to learn from as it was not a mere migration from place to place but a process of transfer to a better situation.

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International Day of Democracy: U.S Commends Somalia Efforts Toward Inclusive Governance

0 Visits: 248 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 13:05:46
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — As the world marks the International Day of Democracy on September 15, the United States congratulates the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) for its continued progress towards a more inclusive democratic governance system and the peaceful transition to a new government…

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EU: Spot Checks Show Some Technical Problems, No Evidence of Vote-rigging in Kenyan Election

0 Visits: 121 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 20:04:44
NAIROBI - Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya's presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on random checks of tallies from polling stations.

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Invisible Manipulation: 10 Ways Our Data is Used Against us

0 Visits: 143 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 19:33:30
The era where we were in control of the data on our own computers has been replaced with devices containing sensors we cannot control, storing data we cannot access, in operating systems we cannot monitor, in environments where our rights are rendered meaningless.

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U.S Diplomat: African Countries Must Do More to Pressure South Sudan Leaders to End Conflict

0 Visits: 153 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 11:02:57
WASHINGTON - African countries should do more to pile pressure on South Sudan's political leaders, who seem incapable of resolving the country's four-year civil war, a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday.

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Somalia: Journalists Mourn for the Death of TV Journalist

0 Visits: 166 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 09:12:38
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali journalists mourned for the death of TV reporter Abdullahi Osman Moallim who succumbed to critical injuries following Al-Shabaab suicide bombing in Beledweyne, in Hiiraan region on Sunday.

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Somalia: Three Journalists Injured in Beledweyne Suicide Bombing, One in Critical Condition

0 Visits: 349 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 22:23:57
BELEDWEYNE (Somali Update Online) — Yesterday's suicide bombing in Beledweyne in the central Somali has killed at least 6 people and wounded over 15 others, including three journalists.

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Somalia: Car Bomb Kills At Least One, Three Injured in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 338 | Monday September 11, 2017 - 18:34:59
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — At least one person was killed and three others were injured after a car loaded with explosives went off in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, eyewitnesses and police said.

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