International court schedules hearing for Kenya-Somalia maritime border case
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has scheduled the first hearing into the maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya to be held next week, Somalia's RBC Radio reported Friday (September 19th).
Three years after Somali famine, new hunger crisis looms
When African peacekeepers and Somali troops launched an offensive against Islamist militants in Somalia's small seaside town of Marka, Rukia Nur and her 10 children joined the stream of thousands who have fled to the capital in past months.
Toronto isn’t Ferguson, Missouri. In some ways it’s worse.
That’s because we don’t admit there’s a racial divide in this city. We talk so much about diversity that we’re in complete denial about the fact that people of colour are hurt every day in Toronto, in big ways and small ones, and that the darker the colour of your skin, the more likely you are to be hurt.
Flood of Foreign Workers Leave Young Somalis Out of Work
Romans Onyango is the site engineer at one of Mogadishu's luxury apartment buildings under construction. While there are no official numbers, the Kenyan national is one of the many foreign workers attracted to the Somali capital by lucrative contracts.
Kenya:Ali Kiae Gitonga started his day when he took his employer’s two daughters to the Westgate shopping mall. He never knew that September 21, would be a day that will, forever, remain stuck in his mind.
“They were Fardosa Abdi, 17, and Dheeman Abdi,” Gitonga said.
With the attack on the Westgate Shopping Mall a year ago this weekend, Somalia’s al Shabaab terror militia devastated Kenya’s longstanding image as an oasis of peace in the eastern, Great Lakes and Horn of Africa regions.
Eastleigh residents mark anniversary of tragic Westgate attacks.
NAIROBI, KENYA: Eastleigh residents in Nairobi have joined the national mourning and remembrance of the people who tragically lost their lives or were terribly injured during the brutal attack on the Westgate Mall a year ago by Al Shabaab militants.
Obama's ISIS Strategy Includes Outreach to U.S. Muslims
With the primary focus on air strikes and the potential for ground troops to fight Syria-based ISIS, the Obama administration more quietly is tapping new domestic resources to identify and head off any Americans considering joining the terror group.
EL PASO — In a seafood restaurant where most of the wait staff and clientele preferred Spanish to English, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed mustered some dry wit that reflected how she was slowly adapting to her surroundings on the Texas-Mexico border.