UN’s Ban, global leaders join forces in multi-billion dollar Horn of Africa pledge
Spearheading a high-level delegation of global and regional leaders in a visit to the Horn of Africa, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced a new $8 billion development initiative aimed at boosting economic growth, reducing poverty and spurring business activity across the African region’s eight countries.
Two men convicted of killing a journalist have been executed by firing squad in Somalia.
Colonel Mohamed Hassan, a spokesman for the judiciary in Mogadishu, says Ali Bashir Osman and Abdullahi Shariff were executed today.
REFUGEES in Kenya can apply and be granted citizenship, if a proposed law is passed and adopted.
The law being drafted by the Department of Refugee Affairs will replace the Refugee Act of 2006, which the government said has failed to address refugee issues adequately. The bill is expected to be tabled in Parliament before the end of the year.
Whenever Somalia institutions get established and hope finally becomes a light at the end of the tunnel, here comes a deliberately engineered setback. Somalia’s infant institutions are in danger more than anytime before.