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Two al-Shabaab recruiters arrested on way to <b>Somalia</b>

Google: Somalia - 2 hours 53 min ago
Two al-Shabaab recruiters are being interrogated by anti-terror detectives after they were arrested last week as they attempted to cross to Somalia. Suleiman Hemed Mwandilo and Salama Salim Mohamed were apprehended in Takaba, Mandera as they tried to sneak out through the El-Wak - Boroache ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Saudi Arabia Beheads Indonesian Worker &#39;Forced&#39; into Confession

Google: Somalia - 4 hours 34 min ago
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Puntland Launches Nine District Development Frameworks

Google: Somalia - 4 hours 46 min ago
... is being followed by community and local government-led district development framework processes across other Federal Member States in Somalia, ... is implemented by five UN agencies (ILO, UNCDF, UNDP, UN-HABITAT and UNICEF), in partnership with Somali governments and communities.
Categories: SOMALIA

The decades-long quest to end drought (and feed millions) by taking the salt out of seawater

Google: Somalia - 4 hours 57 min ago
In October 2017, Charlie Paton was driving across the parched plains of northwestern Somaliland when he passed a seemingly endless queue of rumbling trucks. Each was piled high with containers of grain – 47,000 tonnes in all – to be distributed as food aid across Somalia and Ethiopia. Paton was ...
Categories: SOMALIA

climate change

Google: Somalia - 5 hours 31 min ago
Climate change, already a growing driver of migration, forcing families to flee water scarcity, crop failure and rising sea levels, may cause as many as 143 million people to be displaced by 2050, the World Bank has concluded in a new report. This scenario covers just three regions — Sub-Saharan Africa ...
Categories: SOMALIA

How jumbos outsmart poachers

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 4 min ago
For the Somalia-bound jumbo, “moving at night was an extreme form of survival in a region where elephants are under threat from poaching,” said Iain Douglas-Hamilton, the founder of Save the Elephants, a United Kingdom charity, whose researchers collaborated with researchers from the University of ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Cedar-Riverside residents call for greater representation in Minneapolis Police Department

Google: Somalia - 6 hours 49 min ago
Requests for more East African officers came after two Somali officers patrolling Cedar-Riverside were promoted to sergeants. "Constituents have come and asked for officers that speak their languages and understand them better,” said Ward 6 Minneapolis City Council member Abdi Warsame. "[Having ...
Categories: SOMALIA

CNPC places its pawns in Somaliland

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 23:41
Other than Genel Energy, Rak Gas and OMV, which operate permits in the province, pressure from the central State of Somalia is obstructing exploration in Somaliland. Somalia would like to control all extractive activities across the territory, which broke into several entities following the fall of Mohamed ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Victims lodge claims to plane hijacker Asha Abdille&#39;s $25000 compo award

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 22:45
Her victims – who included two pilots injured when Somali-born Abdille hijacked a plane flying between Blenheim and Christchurch in February ... Before the hijacking Asha Abdille had described her arduous journey as a refugee from Somalia and her attempts to get family members to New Zealand.
Categories: SOMALIA

How an Ethiopia-Backed Port Is Changing Power Dynamics in the Horn of Africa

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:33
It has done so by actively trying to interest partners in the refurbishment and development of other ports in the region: Port Sudan in Sudan, Berbera in the Somaliland region of Somalia, and Mombasa in Kenya. But it is Berbera, in particular, that will prove the most radical in terms of challenging regional ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Kenyan Police Quiz 2 Terror Suspects Over Al-Shabaab Ties

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:37
Kenyan police said Monday they are questioning two terror suspects after arresting them in Mandera county near the Somalia border when they were suspected of heading to join Al-Qaeda allied Al-Shabaab group in Somalia. A senior police officer said they believe the two, identified as Suleiman ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Fund created for victims of Springfield fire that killed a father and 2 children and displaced 60

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 17:34
Six of the families are refugees from Somalia, Myanmar or Congo and some of those were hardest hit by the fire. "Again, my thoughts and prayers of sympathy and encouragement go out to all the affected families. We will continue to stand with you and by you in your time of need. God Bless," he said.
Categories: SOMALIA

Kenya is splitting, and this rift at Suswa is just the beginning

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:33
NEW CONTINENT. Four countries in the Horn of Africa — Somalia and half of Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania — are expected to split from Africa to form a new continent — referred to as the Somali Plate — in about 50 million years. Forces of the Earth are the strongest at the base of the valley, yet it is also ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Trial Starting For Kansas Militiamen Accused Of Mosque Bomb Plot In Garden City

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:33
An alleged plot to bomb a mosque and an apartment where Somali refugees live has roots in the meatpacking town. ... The raw hate exposed in the alleged plan shocked some of the refugees who were targeted, reminding them of violence they fled in Somalia and sparking an exodus from one of the ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Canada&#39;s deadly new peacekeeping mission to Mali

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:06
The bitter lessons learned from the disastrous 1993 mission in Somalia must be applied here, lest Canadian troops find themselves mired in another bewildering ethnic quagmire. Secondly, while Platform and CMA clash, the Islamists in northern Mali have embarked on a unity campaign. Last year ...
Categories: SOMALIA

<b>Somali</b> Immigrants Have Abandoned Kansas Town After Bomb Plot

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:00
Three militia members go on trial Tuesday for plotting to bomb Somali immigrants working in the Kansas Meatpacking Triangle, a constellation of minority-majority, hardscrabble pioneer towns, that depend on foreign labor. Somali immigrants have all but abandoned one town, despite civic and police ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Pitching for Peace Competition: The Winning Entries

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:03
A Second Chance in Somalia: For over a decade, the terrorist group Al-Shabab has been waging a campaign of violence and terror across Somalia with its seemingly endless supply of new recruits. A few ordinary Somalis are working to deny the terrorist group its ability to recruit new fighters—and also ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Galmudug State Head Cabinet opens NUSOJ and VIKES media training in Dhusamareeb

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:41
Dhusamaree-Somalia – The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and VIKES with the support of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and FCA kick off a two days training for 30 journalists from Dhusamareeb and Guriel towns of Galmudug State of Somalia on principles of basic journalism and ...
Categories: SOMALIA

East African ministers to meet in Kenya over <b>Somali</b> refugees

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:07
The ministers from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will review progress in implementing the Nairobi Declaration and Action Plan on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees and Reintegration of Returnees in Somalia, the bloc said in a statement issued on Monday. "An update ...
Categories: SOMALIA

Africa: Pompeo – Sadly - Unlikely to Pay More Attention to Africa

Google: Somalia - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:56
Although Pompeo has supported food aid for needy countries, his first priority in Africa is likely to focus on bolstering security collaboration with those states participating in AMISOM military operations in Somalia and with those countries in the Sahel and Lake Chad region fighting against Boko Haram ...
Categories: SOMALIA