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Somali PM directs police, army to secure Turkish road contractors

Somali PM directs police, army to secure Turkish road contractors

Tuesday January 21, 2020 MOGADISHU (HOL) – Somali PM Hassan Khaire Tuesday directed the heads of police and military to work jointly in developing a mechanism for the safety of Turkish contractors building the Mogadishu-Afgooye road.Ads By Googl…

Turkish plane takes off to bring wounded from Somalia

Turkish plane takes off to bring wounded from Somalia

Tuesday January 21, 2020Members of the National Medical Rescue Team departed for Somalia’s capital Tuesday to bring those wounded in a suicide car bombing over the weekend back to Turkey.Ads By Google At least three people were killed and 20 others i…

Ex-intel chief Sanbalolshe ‘apologises’ for Qalbi Dhaqah’s rendition, calls on Somali government to lift ONLF from terror list

Ex-intel chief Sanbalolshe ‘apologises’ for Qalbi Dhaqah’s rendition, calls on Somali government to lift ONLF from terror list

Tuesday January 21, 2020MOGADISHU (HOL) – Former intelligence chief Abdullahi Sanbalolshe has said he is apologetic for his role in the renditioning of ONLF official Abdikarim Muse aka Qalbi Dhaqah to Ethiopia in 2017 and called on the government rem…

Somalia claims liberating 5 villages from al-Shabaab

Somalia claims liberating 5 villages from al-Shabaab

Tuesday January 21, 2020Somali forces claimed to have killed at least 12 al-Shabaab militants and liberated five villages from al-Qaeda affiliated group in the country’s south.Ads By Google Hassan Adan Mohamed, a commander of the country’s elite forc…

DCI wants two who sold woman to slavery denied bond

DCI wants two who sold woman to slavery denied bond

Tuesday January 21, 2020A man during a protest against slavery of migrants in Libya. DCI wants the Somali duo remanded because of their likelihood to interfere with ongoing efforts to rescue the victim. PHOTO | FILE | AFP The Directorate of Crim…

British lawyers seek arrest warrant for Egypt’s president over Morsi death

British lawyers seek arrest warrant for Egypt’s president over Morsi death

Tuesday January 21, 2020Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president was overthrown by Sisi, pictured, in a coup in 2013 (AFP)Action ahead of expected two-day visit to UK by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday follows instructions from the Egypti…

Over 2500 UPDF veterans to be deployed in Somalia

Over 2500 UPDF veterans to be deployed in Somalia

Tuesday January 21, 2020

The mobilisation of army veterans who will serve in the peace keeping mission in Somalia has kicked off countrywide.Ads By Google The UPDF needs 2753 veterans under the age of 55 years to beef up its deployments in Somalia a…

Security expert calls for deployment of KDF special forces near Somalia border

Security expert calls for deployment of KDF special forces near Somalia border

Tuesday January 21, 2020Chief of the Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe visits troops in Somalia in December, 2019. [Source/KDF/Twitter]Kenya needs to rethink its strategy in the fight against Al-Shabaab, security expert Mustafa Ali has urged.Th…

London, Knife Crime Murders, No End in Sight, Why?

London, Knife Crime Murders, No End in Sight, Why?

by Mohamed IbrahimMonday, January 20, 2020

According to the Greater London Authority (the London Mayor’s Office) knife crime has been defined as an “offence of homicide, attempted murder, and assault with intent to cause harm, where a knife or sharp …

Ugbad Abdi: “In 2020, I’m leaving the pressure people put on me behind”

Ugbad Abdi: “In 2020, I’m leaving the pressure people put on me behind”

This story originally appeared in i-D’s ‘Rihannazine’ Special Edition, no. 01, 2020. Order your copy here. For this one-off project, Rihanna put a series of questions to the women shaping culture today, and invited them to share their visions for 2020…

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