Suspect arrested in killing of ICRC worker in Somalia


An employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been killed in central Somalia on Tuesday by unidentified gunmen, an official confirmed. Somali authorities in Amara village, south of Mudug region in central Somalia said the security forces have maned to arrest the killer following the shooting of the ICRC staffer. The ICRC employee whose name has not ...

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US warns citizens in Somalia of election fraud


Unites states said it is committed to credible electoral process in Somalia, as the horn of Africa nation is sworn-in Tuesday 281 MPs to form its 10th parliament. The United States of American threatened grave punishment over electoral fraud by its Somali-American citizens joined the new Somali parliament. “Grave instances of corruption by US citizens overseas are punishable under US ...

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Al shabaab raids military base near Qoryoley town


Al shabaab has launched an overnight daring raid on a army base manned by Somali government troops in the outskirts of the southern city of Qoryoley in Lower Shabelle region. According to residents, a heavy battle has erupted following the attack on SNA base, and both sides have engaged in a deadly gunfight which left several soldiers and militants dead. ...

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Ahlu Sunna-bound arms seized near Mahas town


Somali forces in middle Shabelle region have seized a vehicle transporting sophisticated weapons to the anti-government group of Ahlu Sunna in Guri’el town in Galgaduud region of central Somalia. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Mahas district commissioner Mumin Mohamed Halane said after a tip-off the Somali troops managed to intercept the weapons heading to Ahlu Sunna militia groups. Hir-Shabelle state forces ...

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The mistakes of president’s 4-year leadership: Part Two


he outgoing president of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been accused of leadership incompetence as he is leaving office by the end of December. The allegations are big blow to the caretaker president who is now a presidential candidate and running in the coming election to win a second term in office. Pundits said the president has failed to accomplish ...

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Al-Shabaab militants carry out 2nd attack in Mandera


Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked Dabacity in Elwak, Mandera County and destroyed a Safaricom telecommunication mast. County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said the attack occurred at about 1.45am Monday. He said the attackers overpowered the five Kenya Police Reservists (KPR) deployed to guard the mast. “The five KPRs guarding the installation tried to resist but the weapons of the attackers were ...

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SNA denies claims that Al-Shabaab captured El Wak


A Somali military  commander has refuted reports by local media that Al-Shabaab militants have seized the border town of El Wak in Gedo region near Kenyan border. Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Col Osman Nuh Hajji one of Somali army officers in El Wak confirmed  that the area is calm and under their full control, saying Al shabaab has never taken ...

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Al shabaab kills electoral delegates near Harardhere


Al shabaab militants have executed two electoral delegates near the coastal city of Harardheere in Mudug region in central Somalia, the latest in string of attacks against elders voted for the new MPs. Radio Shabelle’s correspondent in central Somalia said the two elders were killed by Al shabaab as they returned from Adado city, the interim capital of Galmudug state ...

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How do different levels of democracy affect Africa’s future economic and human development?


Currently, democracy in much of Africa is constrained from delivering on its development potential for three reasons. First, governance capacity is lacking. Second, the quality of electoral democracy is thin. Finally, neopatrimonialism undermines electoral democracy in Africa. A forecast to 2070 quantifies the contribution that different levels of democracy would have on Africa’s economic and human development under two scenarios: ...

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ooxda Kubada Cagta ee Saint-Etienne ayaa wareega bug baxda ee tartanka Europa League ku aaday Manchester United.


Kooxda Faransiiska ee Saint-Etienne ayaa ku guulaysatay 10-koob oo horyaalka Ligue 1, intii u dhexaysay 1956-dii ilaa iyo 1981-dii, xilligaas oo ay Kooxda soo mareen Xiddigo badan ku waas oo qayb ay ka ahaayeen Jacques Santini iyo Michel Platini. Faalo qoraha Shabakada Squawka News oo lagu magacaabo Matt Smith ayaa soo qaatay Cayaariyahano badan ku waas oo hada qayb ka ...

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