A cargo ship carrying goods worth Sh1.5 million capsized in the Indian Ocean off Malindi on Monday afternoon.
The MV Waamu Star, which had 12 crew members, was heading to Djibouti from Mombasa when it developed mechanical problems.
Obama's pick to be first US ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years withdraws nomination
President Barack Obama's pick to be the first American ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years has withdrawn her nomination, the White House told lawmakers on Monday, an unexpected suspension in U.S. plans to deepen ties with the African nation plagued by violence and instability.
State officer in Garissa to face relief food theft charges
Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has given the green light for the prosecution of a former State official over misappropriation of relief food for hunger stricken families in Garissa County.
Fadumo Dayib Is Risking Her Life to Be Somalia's First Female Presidential Candidate
When Fadumo Dayib announced her bid to run for President of Somalia on national TV last year, people thought she was crazy. Somalia's violent history and the life-threatening conditions that the country's politicians and activists face on a daily basis makes Dayib's choice to run for office— especially as a woman in a patriarchal culture—a brave one. "People just can't understand why I would do such a thing," Dayib says.
Somali mothers struggle to raise up children amid challenges
Shariifo Mohamed, the mother of two, has been a street cleaner since her mother died six years ago when a landmine exploded underneath along the road killing her together with dozens of other women in South Mogadishu.