Somalia aims to revive tourism industry after decades of conflict
Despite facing mounting challenges including violence and insecurity, Somalia which is recovering from decades of a crippling conflict unveiled a new plan which aims to revive its shattered tourism industry.
An African Union official has called for the Somali government to concentrate rebuilding the national army to save the country from threats posed by militants and take over security from the African Union forces once their mandate expires.
In Kenya, refugees from other African nations are training at a special camp and competing for a limited number of slots in this year's Rio Olympics under the flag of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is a first in Olympic history.
Somalia in new drive to remove English adverts in capital
Somalia’s government has warned business people in Mogadishu to take down billboards, signboards and banners containing advertisements written in English, in a new drive aimed at promoting the country’s Somali language which is struggling against the growing
Puntland rejects international pressure over Somali election model
The semiautonomous northern Somalia region of Puntland has resisted an international pressure to accept the outcome of the recent Mogadishu consultative forum which agreed on a framework for holding presidential elections this year.
KENYA may play the second fiddle to Ethiopia in attracting global manufacturing companies eyeing Africa to escape from rising costs in East Asia, an international risk analysis and management firm said yesterday.
Suspected Suicide Bomber Traded Seats Before Somali Plane Blast, Airline CEO Says
The man authorities believe may have smuggled a bomb onto a Daallo Airlines jet in Somalialast week apparently traded seats with another passenger before the blast, airline CEO Mohammed Ibrahim Yassin told ABC News.