A murderer in a safe heaven

A murderer in a safe heaven

After the collapse of the revolution regime in the country inter-clan fights has erupted in the country, and afterwards the warlords signed peace agreement to form a central interim government system which were formed in Djibouti and Kenya. This has stopped the inter-clan fighting in the country, but this has given golden opportunity to the […]

EU refunds Kenya Sh198m for Somalia-based troops

EU refunds Kenya Sh198m for Somalia-based troops

The Europe Union has released Sh198 million to the Treasury as refund for Kenyan troops fighting Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia after a seven-month delay attributed to a verification hitch. A KDF soldier attached to Amisom guards the Kismayu International Airport control tower. PHOTO | FILE Treasury documents show that Kenya received the money in September […]

Clashes in Somalia kill 11, displace 50,000: U.N.

Clashes in Somalia kill 11, displace 50,000: U.N.

Clashes between two semi-autonomous regions of Somalia this week have killed at least 11 people and displaced around 50,000, the United Nations said on Friday, stoking concerns the violence could escalate. Clashes have been intensifying between forces loyal to the semi-autonomous regions of Puntland and forces from the semi-autonomous Galmudug region. The two sides are […]

Over 300 delegates attending IFJ world congress marched through the city streets of Angers

Over 300 delegates attending IFJ world congress marched through the city streets of Angers

Over 300 delegates attending IFJ world congress marched through the city streets of Angers, France, today to commemorate journalists killed in the exercise of their profession. Delegates laid a white rose in front of the commemorative plaque for French journalist Camille Lepage, who was killed on 12 May 2014 in the Central African Republic (CAR). […]

Somalia: Man executed for journalists’ killings

Somalia: Man executed for journalists’ killings

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A former journalist who joined the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab was executed Monday by firing squad in Somalia’s capital for the killings of five Somali journalists. Hassan Hanafi Haji, who was extradited from Kenya last year on the request of the Somali government, was executed at a police academy in Mogadishu. Firing […]

Explosion in Somali capital kills 3, hurts 5

Explosion in Somali capital kills 3, hurts 5

At least three people were killed and five others were wounded Saturday when a car bomb detonated near a restaurant in Mogaishu, the Somali capital, according to the Somali National News Agency. The explosion took place at lunchtime, the agency reported, quoting officials. There were no immediate reports of a claim of responsibility. The Somali […]