SHIPS navigating the lawless seas of the Gulf of Aden must keep a constant lookout for Somali pirates. The roots of Somalia’s maritime banditry lie in its desperately poor coastal villages, where the choice between fishing and piracy is an easy one for many.
At a meeting in Milan on Wednesday (09.07.2014), interior ministers from EU member countries gathered to discuss EU refugee policy and . Refugee numbers are increasing, as crowded boats cross the Mediterranean, packed primarily with Syrian refugees and Africans.
IGAD Condemns Terrorist Attack On the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) deplored the attack which occurred on the evening of July 8, 2014 in Somalia on the presidential palace in Mogadishu which it said was repulsed by the gallant members of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Somalia and the African Union Peace Keepers.
Kenya: Refugees appeal against forced relocation to camps
Refugees in Nairobi are appealing against a controversial ruling that would force thousands of Somalis from their homes to live in squalid overcrowded camps in north Kenya, Amnesty International said today.
Mailing center no longer at center of voter fraud allegations....
A Minneapolis mailbox center is no longer at the center of voter-fraud allegations in a contentious race for a Minnesota House seat — but the controversy has stirred anger in local Democratic circles and shaken up the city’s Somali community.
Kenyan Passport Among Five Strongest in Africa - Report
THE Kenyan passport is the fifth most powerful travel document in Africa, an infographic by Rosie Spinks and published on Good Magazine website shows. Kenya ties in the position with Namibia, Lesotho and Gambia.