Barkhad Abdi Of ‘Captain Phillips’ Fame Back On The Big Screen In 2015
Barkhad Abdi of “Captain Phillips” will be back in the big screen in 2015. The Somali actor who became a star last year thanks to his role in the Oscar Best Picture nominee, and nominations he has received himself in major award shows this year, will be starring in a military thriller titled “Eye in the Sky.” His co-stars include Helen Mirren.
Kenya security law approved despite chaos in parliament
NAIROBI — Kenya’s parliament approved new anti-terrorism laws on Thursday after chaotic scenes in which opposition legislators, citing a threat to civil liberties and free speech, threw books at the Speaker, shouted, chanted and sprinkled water over his deputy.
GARISSA MCAs have told Governor Nathif Jama to stop politicking and focus on serving residents.
Addressing the press outside the assembly, majority leader Ibrahim Abdi and Jarajilla MCA Mahat Osman hit back at recent criticism of a plan to impeach Jama.
Four killed after Maasai and Somalia herdsman clash at Kinango
MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and several others injured after two pastoralist communities fought over pasture in Kenya’s coastal region of Kinango, local official said on Thursday.
Somali police in preparation to mark 71st anniversary
Somali Police Force is in the last stages of preparations to mark the 71st anniversary of its formation.
The force is now busy practicing parade to mark the colorful ceremony set for Saturday 20th December.
Somali police band Hegan is also expected to entertain the guest with patriotic songs during the event.
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.