Somalia moves to re-assume control of its air space
The collapse of Somalia’s central Somalia in 1991has dealt an irreparable damage to the country’s general infrastructure especially in the field of aviation, forcing the new central government to start all sectors from the scratch though a noticeable progress.
Demon Luke made me do it, missionary charged with raping Kenyan orphans tells US jury
A jury at a federal court in Oklahoma City began deliberations on Thursday in the case of an Oklahoma man charged with molesting eight orphans in Kenya when he was in the country for Christian missionary work.
Kenyan police have issued a $100,000 bounty for the capture of a German man accused of fighting with al-Shabab in an attack on a military base. Two Kenyan soldiers and 11 al-Shabab militants were killed in the attack.
Security forces foil suicide attack on political conference in Somali town
Security forces foiled an attempted suicide attack by Islamist militants on a political conference in central Somalia on Thursday, killing three gunmen and the driver of a car packed with explosives, police said.
It’s been three months since the start of the Somali remittance crisis, when Merchants Bank of California—the financial institution that facilitated 60 to 80 percent of remittance transfers from the United States to Somalia—closed all accounts with Somali money transfer operations [MTOs] and effectively crippled the wiring of an annual $200 million from US-based Somalis to their relatives and loved ones in the Horn of Africa, many of whom rely on those funds for basic living needs.