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Mandera court releases on bond Tanzanian caught sneaking into Somalia

Mandera court releases on bond Tanzanian caught sneaking into Somalia

FIVE STAR January 9, 2017 Comments Off on Mandera court releases on bond Tanzanian caught sneaking into Somalia

A Tanzanian national who was arrested while trying to enter Somalia through an illegal immigration point in Mandera Town has been released on a Sh500,000 bond with a surety of the same amount after

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UN Names Warsame as Director for Global Emergencies

UN Names Warsame as Director for Global Emergencies

FIVE STAR January 1, 2017 Comments Off on UN Names Warsame as Director for Global Emergencies

The United Nations has confirmed that a Somali-born official who has been doing humanitarian work for 25 years will be the UNHCR’s director for global emergencies, staff security, safety and supply services effective next

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U.S. strike in Somalia targets Al-Shabaab

U.S. strike in Somalia targets Al-Shabaab

FIVE STAR December 31, 2016 Comments Off on U.S. strike in Somalia targets Al-Shabaab

The United States conducted an airstrike Monday in Somalia against Al-Shabaab, said Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, Pentagon press secretary. The strike, which took place in the area of Saakow, was targeting a senior

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Burundi threatens to sue AU, pull out troops from Somalia

Burundi threatens to sue AU, pull out troops from Somalia

FIVE STAR December 31, 2016 Comments Off on Burundi threatens to sue AU, pull out troops from Somalia

Burundi has threatened to sue the African Union over failure to pay its peacekeeping troops in Somalia. President Pierre Nkurunziza said the Burundian forces serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) have

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Victim identified after shooting in Etobicoke highrise

Victim identified after shooting in Etobicoke highrise

FIVE STAR December 21, 2016 Comments Off on Victim identified after shooting in Etobicoke highrise

Toronto police are investigating after a man was found with life-threatening injuries and died inside a highrise apartment in Etobicoke on Monday morning. He was found just before 9 a.m. in the building near

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Ottawa double-killing victims were Somali sisters

Ottawa double-killing victims were Somali sisters

FIVE STAR December 18, 2016 Comments Off on Ottawa double-killing victims were Somali sisters

Two Somali-Canadian sisters were killed in a double homicide at a south-end housing co-op Friday night, according to one of their friends. Suad Mohamed said she is heartbroken after hearing her friends were killed

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Blast hits bus in Turkey’s central province of Kayseri

Blast hits bus in Turkey’s central province of Kayseri

FIVE STAR December 17, 2016 Comments Off on Blast hits bus in Turkey’s central province of Kayseri

A car bomb has exploded near a bus transporting soldiers outside Erciyes University in Kayseri, a province in central Turkey, killing 13 military personnel and wounding many others, according to the country’s military. “The bus

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Tunisian Boat Captain Blamed for 700 Migrant Deaths Gets 18 Years

Tunisian Boat Captain Blamed for 700 Migrant Deaths Gets 18 Years

FIVE STAR December 16, 2016 Comments Off on Tunisian Boat Captain Blamed for 700 Migrant Deaths Gets 18 Years

A court in Italy has convicted a Tunisian man of being responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people in one of the worst Mediterranean disasters since World War II. Mohammed Ali Malek was

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Shabaabs destroy Orange, Safaricom masts in Mandera

Shabaabs destroy Orange, Safaricom masts in Mandera

FIVE STAR December 13, 2016 Comments Off on Shabaabs destroy Orange, Safaricom masts in Mandera

In yet another attack, suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists destroyed Safaricom and Orange telecommunication masts in Kotulo, Mandera County, on Monday night. Elwak Deputy County Commissioner Peter Karanja on Tuesday confirmed the incident and said the

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EU contributes €1 million EUR to IMF Somalia Trust Fund

EU contributes €1 million EUR to IMF Somalia Trust Fund

Moos Bukeeni December 9, 2016 Comments Off on EU contributes €1 million EUR to IMF Somalia Trust Fund

Nairobi, 9 December 2017 – The EU has contributed €1 million EUR to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Somalia Trust Fund as part of its long-standing commitment to support economic governance and capacity development

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