Somali 'paradise flower' chewers savor low-price bliss after UK ban
"The president has arrived, the president has arrived," chant youths in Mogadishu's Beerta Khaatka market, as armed men in trucks mounted with machine guns escort lorries with horns blaring through the throng.
Djibouti president unharmed after shooting leaves 3 injured
Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh was unharmed in a shooting at the Horn of Africa country's main airport in the capital that left three people wounded, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said.
What the Islamic State learned from the U.S. about fighting a war
We’re caught in a revenge cycle with a death cult, and it’s redefining modern warfare.
The horrific murder of journalist James Foley is case in point. Once, hitting targets of opportunity or instituting a propaganda campaign were peripheral to massed armies killing each other in trenches and cities and jungles. To win, one country crushed another’s will to fight by destroying the widest possible number of targets: fleets, soldiers, cities.
Somali Activists Take Aim At Tribalism, Push for National Unity
A group of Somali activists are planning to launch a nationwide awareness campaign on Tuesday (August 26th) on the dangers of tribalism, which they say is harmful to the country's vision of restoring law and order after decades of civil war.