Journalist captured in Somalia weighed up desperate last act

It would have been a suicidal act.” Michael Scott Moore was long into his 977 days held captive by Somalia pirates when a guard’s carelessly

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Soldiers killed in al-Shabab military base attack near Mogadishu

At least three soldiers have been killed near Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, in a suicide car bomb attack at a military base claimed by the al-Shabab

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The Cafe Talkers of Somalia
- Aug 2, 2018
language is the essence of Somali society: the spoken word is directly linked to power and influence, and oral poetry is synonymous with Somali culture itself. Somalis simply talk. They ...
St. Cloud police: No truth to Facebook post about Somali man trying to abduct woman in St. Cloud
- Aug 2, 2018
This Facebook posting made up a story about an attempted abduction of a woman by a Somali man in a St. Cloud Walgreens. A false Facebook posting about a Somali-American man ...
The Glam Hijabi: The incredible beauty tricks I learnt from my Somali mother
- Aug 2, 2018
Hani Sidow is GLAMOUR HQ's 21-year-old beauty blogger. London-based Hani, who hails from Somalia, is breaking taboos about being a beauty-loving Hijab wearer, helping inspire other women on Muslim beauty, fashion and ...
Djibouti Slams Call for End to Eritrea Sanctions
- Aug 2, 2018
Djibouti, an increasingly strategic nation in the Horn of Africa, has condemned last week’s call by Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed for the lifting of U.N. sanctions against Eritrea. During his ...
Kenya and Somalia: Renovating the grave of a French veteran soldier
- Jul 31, 2018
Thanks to the financial support from the Directorate of Heritage, Memory and Archives of the Ministry of the Armed Forces, the defence mission of the French Embassy renovated the grave ...
he Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has concluded its third relief operation in Somalia
- Jul 31, 2018
BERBERA, 31st July, 2018 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has concluded its third relief operation in Somalia's Berbera region, distributing food aid packages to 10,000 families ...
UN delays drawdown of Somalia peacekeeping force
- Jul 30, 2018
An Ethiopian member of the African Union (AU) peacekeeping force patrols the streets of Kismayo in November 2016 The UN Security Council on Monday delayed a plan to draw down the ...
EU piracy task force to leave UK post-Brexit
- Jul 30, 2018
The UK will lose command of the EU naval task force - set up to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia - as it exits the European Union. The headquarters ...

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