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Suicide Bombing By Somalia’s Al Shabaab Group Kills Six

A suicide bomber has killed at least six people, including senior Police Officers, at a Police Station in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The bomber detonated explosives at Waberi District Police Station killing police commander Major Ahmed Abdullahi Bashane. Another senior police officer, Major Abdibasid Mohamud Agey, who was the former Deputy Commander of Waliyow Adde […]

100 killed in Ethiopia, Somali Border clashes

Border clashes between Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions have killed at least 100 people, in the latest outbreak of violence ahead of national elections in June. The Deputy Police Commissioner for the Afar Region, Ahmed Humed said about 100 civilians, many of whom are Herders, have been killed since clashes broke out on Friday, April […]

Somali Leaders Fail To Agree On Agenda For Crucial Poll

Somalia’s leaders have failed to agree on the main agenda for a crucial electoral meeting, reflecting the unattended fissures between them. Publicly, they promised to try again on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, even as the country becomes sorely late on elections initially planned for February this year. The agenda-setting meeting brought together President Mohamed Farmaajo and leaders […]

Former President Of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, Dies Of COVID-19

Former President Jerry John Rawlings of Ghana has died of coronavirus-related complications. According to multiple reports from Ghanaian media, the former President died at the age of 73, less than a month after he buried his mother. Rawlings, who is one of the most respected African leaders, was a Military leader in Ghana and later […]

Deadly Gun, Bomb Attack In Somalia Elite Hotel

At least five people were killed in a gun and bomb attack by suspected Al-Shabaab fighters on an upscale beachfront hotel in Somalia’s capital on Sunday, August 16, 2020, officials and witnesses said. Security forces were struggling to regain control of the Elite Hotel in the Lido beach area more than an hour after the […]