A Kenya Defence Forces soldier killed in El Adde, Somalia, was buried in Mumias East Monday.
Speaking during the burial ceremony in Makunga, Saidi Olacho said his son Omar Olacho's desire to protect Kenyans saw him quit his studies at Kenya Medical Training College to join the military in 2012.
In Somalia, political marginalization and failure to achieve a greater level of equality has been a major problem for decades, a conundrum that analysts say despite sharing the same culture and one religion makes many to question the existence a common Somali identity.
IGAD urges Somali govt to complete Hiiraan, Middle Shabelle state formation
Foreign ministers of the East African bloc IGAD have called for the Somali government to rapidly conclude the remaining Hiraan and Middle Shabelle state formation process despite boycott by Hiiiraan elders.
Minnesota Groups seek money to keep youths from Extremism
A community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among the people lining up for a crack at federal and private funds aimed at stopping terror recruiting.
Iman gets 50% of David Bowie’s fortune; Nanny, personal assistant receive $3 million
Somali supermodel Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid, who is professionally known as Iman, will receive almost half of her late husband David Bowie's fortune. The late rock musician's will was filed in Manhattan court on Jan. 29, Friday.
Despite abuses, Saudi Arabia aims to recruit 15000 Somali maids
In Saudi Arabia, employers have a history of abusing foreign domestic workers lured by the promise of well-paid jobs in what former workers described as an exploitation of desperate Africans facing grim choices.
Djibouti launches solar energy project to boost power
Djibouti’s government has launched a solar power plant this week, in an attempt to reduce the skyrocketing electricity costs largely generated from imported diesel fuel, which is subject to price fluctuations in the global market.