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South Sudan: Warring Parties Break Promises on Child Soldiers

0 Visits: 348 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 20:16:50
NAIROBI – South Sudanese armed forces and armed opposition groups continue to recruit child soldiers and force them into the conflict, despite numerous commitments to stop, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Somalia's Ministry Organizing Conference for Djiboutian, Somali Telecom Operators

0 Visits: 450 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 09:04:14
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's minister for post, telecom and technology Abdi Anshur Hassan after meeting with his counterpart in Djibouti said his Ministry is organizing in Mogadishu a conference for the telecom operators of Somalia, Djibouti Telecom/Government in late March to discuss…

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Somali President's National Security Adviser Secretly Meets UAE Ambassador

0 Visits: 554 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 08:49:39
MOGADISHU — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Somalia Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi has met with Abdi Said Ali, the new Somali National Security Adviser, according to UAE news agency.

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Somalia: UAE Ambassador Meets New Mayor of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 474 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 08:44:22
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Somalia, Thursday met with Abdirahman Omar Osman, the new Mayor of Mogadishu.

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UN: One Million Displaced in Ethiopia Ethnic Fighting

0 Visits: 462 | Tuesday February 06, 2018 - 08:19:14
ADDIS ABABA — Clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups have forced around one million people to leave their homes, according to a UN report seen by AFP.

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Turkey's Foray into Somalia is a Huge Success, But There are Risks

0 Visits: 508 | Monday February 05, 2018 - 21:32:22
Turkey's engagement with Somalia is striking for its brevity and ostensible success. Turkey has been involved in Somalia since just 2011, yet Ankara can point to a string of reported accomplishments and an arguably outsized presence in an often violent country regularly described as a failed state.

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Somali Women Who Survived of Female Genital Mutilation Say #MeToo

0 Visits: 545 | Monday February 05, 2018 - 21:04:24
LONDON — The #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse should include the stories of survivors of female genital mutilation, activists have said.

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African Migrants Injured in Italian Drive-by Shootings: Police

0 Visits: 381 | Saturday February 03, 2018 - 21:30:50
ROME (Reuters) - An Italian man opened fire on African migrants in the central city of Macerata on Saturday, injuring six people in the racially motivated attack before he was captured, police said.

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Kenyan Government Ignores Court Order over Broadcasting Ban

0 Visits: 412 | Saturday February 03, 2018 - 10:02:13
NEW YORK — The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Kenyan government to obey a court order suspending a broadcasting ban on four privately owned television stations.

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Kenya Police Arrest Opposition Member Present at Odinga's 'Swearing in'

0 Visits: 296 | Friday February 02, 2018 - 11:07:30
NAIROBI A Kenyan lawyer present at the symbolic "swearing in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga was arrested on Friday, the opposition coalition said.

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