Saturday, November 17, 2018

‘Bomb hits EU envoy convoy in Somalia’

A suicide car bomb has hit a European Union armoured convoy in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, news agency Reuters reports. It quotes police as saying that...

World Bank approves rare Somalia loan

The World Bank is set to lend Somalia $80m (£60m), the first loan it has given the country for 30 years, Reuters news agency...

Two Somali men charged with terror offences in UK

Two Somali-born men have appeared in court charged with terror offences in the UK. Ahmed Aweys, 32 and Abdulaziz Omer Munye, 26, who are relatives,...

Al-Shabab claim ‘deadly’ attack on military base

  Islamist militants have attacked a military base in southern Somalia, detonating a suicide car bomb and sending in gunmen. An al-Shabab spokesman said 27 soldiers...

Somali town ‘bans wedding dancing’

A town in southern Somalia has banned men and women dancing together at weddings, a local radio station is reporting. Barawe’s district commissioner cited Islamic...

28-year-old Somali refugee elected mayor of UK city, the youngest person ever

His family and friends can’t believe it. Magid Magid, who arrived in the UK at the age of 5 from war-torn Somalia and couldn’t speak...

Russia to pitch first camp in Africa with military base in Somaliland

Russia is in talks with breakaway Somali region, Somaliland, to set up a naval base of at least 1500 men outside Zeila, a city...

Ethiopia’s PM vows reforms to end ‘abuses’

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has promised to reform laws which he says have led to human rights abuses in the country. He has also...

UAE stops paying Somali soldiers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped supporting Somalia's army, including training its soldiers and paying their salaries, after a diplomatic fall-out between the...

Former Somali President reportedly denied US visa under Trump’s travel ban

Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is the first high profile victim of US President Donald Trump’s travel ban as he has reportedly been...

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The United Kingdom’s Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, have resigned along with two junior...

Buju Banton Will Be A Free Man In A Matter Of Days

Buju Banton will be a free man in a matter of days. Buju will be released on December 8, 2018, according to The US...

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Will Smith‘s son Jaden Smith has come out as gay, and disclosed that he and rapper Tyler The Creator are dating. Tyler publicly came...