Wednesday, January 23, 2019

US airstrike ‘kills 60 militants’ in Somalia

US forces killed 60 al-Shabab militants in an airstrike last Friday on Harardere in central Somalia, the US military has said in a statement...

Al-Shabab says it has killed UK and US spies

Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab says it has shot dead five people, including a British-Somali citizen, for spying for the UK, US and Somali...

‘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...

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US singer Chris Brown has been released without charge in Paris after being questioned on suspicion of rape, French police say.

Uebert Angel breaks rank, condemns violence in Zimbabwe…. makes call for peace

By Staff Reporter Spirit Embassy: GoodNews Church founder Uebert Angel has made an impassioned call for peace in Zimbabwe...

Nelson Chamisa: We call for an immediate end to the crackdown and terror in...

Below is the 6 part statement issued by Chamisa on his tweeter handle. 1/6: We continue to mourn our...