Iman gets 50% of David Bowie’s fortune; Nanny, personal assistant receive $3 million
Somali supermodel Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid, who is professionally known as Iman, will receive almost half of her late husband David Bowie's fortune. The late rock musician's will was filed in Manhattan court on Jan. 29, Friday.
Despite abuses, Saudi Arabia aims to recruit 15000 Somali maids
In Saudi Arabia, employers have a history of abusing foreign domestic workers lured by the promise of well-paid jobs in what former workers described as an exploitation of desperate Africans facing grim choices.
Djibouti launches solar energy project to boost power
Djibouti’s government has launched a solar power plant this week, in an attempt to reduce the skyrocketing electricity costs largely generated from imported diesel fuel, which is subject to price fluctuations in the global market.
United Nations (United States) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised Somalia's government for agreeing Thursday to hold elections this year to a new two-chamber parliament in which women will hold nearly a third of seats.
Somali politicians and citizens have taken to social media Wednesday in outrage following their president’s trip to Kenya to attend the memorial service of Kenyan soldiers killed in militants attack last week.
Police arrested a Somali man and four Ethiopian women he was transporting on Tuesday. Bisha Police reported officers inspected a vehicle driving on Bisha-Khamis Mushayt Road and found the four women and a child.
Human Rights Watch released its 2016 global report Wednesday, reviewing human rights practices in more than 90 countries from the end of 2014 through November 2015. For the organization’s Nairobi launch, Somalia and Kenya researchers gave remarks about their findings in those East African nations.