Tiyeglow officials vow to avenge women's murders with the law
Residents of Somalia's Bakol region are shocked and saddened by the brutal murder of seven womenin Tiyeglow district last week, but local officials have warned citizens not to take the law into their own hands and perpetuate the cycle of violence and revenge.
A Somali Woman Struggles Alone for a Better Somalia
Development economists debate whether institutions or infrastructure is more important for a nation's development. Edna Adan, a retired Somali politician has done both, by building Somaliland's first proper hospital and working to train a new generation of medical professionals. At 76 years of age, Edna Adan has more energy than a woman half her age.
Mogadishu hosts a medal parade for AMISOM Kenya contingent
A medal parade has been held in Mogadishu, in recognition of the Kenyan Police Contingent drawing to the end of its tour of duty, having contributed to the peace process in Somalia over the past one year.
SRCC for Somalia Welcomes the Appointment of the new Pime Minister
Mogadishu-The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou has welcomed the appointment of Mr. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke as Somalia’s new Prime Minister, replacing Mr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.
Seychelles court of appeal acquits 3 suspected Somali pirates
Victoria, Seychelles - The Seychelles Court of Appeal has acquitted and ordered the repatriation of 3 Somali pirates back to their homeland. The highest court in the land overturned a previous ruling delivered by the island nation’s Supreme Court citing “insufficient evidence that proves that they were indeed pirates.”
Kenya Suspends Licenses of Some 500 NGOs, Some Tied to Terrorism
The Kenyan government announced Tuesday it was suspending licenses and freezing the bank accounts of some 510 Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs; 15 of which have been accused of having ties to terrorist groups and money laundering.