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‘Kobe, Kobe, Kobe;’ All-Star Game crowd pays tribute to fallen star

‘Kobe, Kobe, Kobe;’ All-Star Game crowd pays tribute to fallen star

Monday February 17, 2020Feb 16, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Recording artist Jennifer Hudson performs a tribute to Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant before the 2020 NBA All Star Game at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsCHICA…

US responds as Turkish army penetrate northern Syria with 20,000 military vehicles

US responds as Turkish army penetrate northern Syria with 20,000 military vehicles

Monday February 17, 2020The Turkish forces have brought in 2,000 military vehicles into northern Syria over the past 12 days, a war monitor reported on Saturday. The Turkish army has been bringing the military reinforcement into areas controlled…

St. Cloud clothing store caters to younger generation of Somali shoppers

St. Cloud clothing store caters to younger generation of Somali shoppers

Monday February 17, 2020Mako Store owner Fartun Jama smiles while talking about how she decided to open a clothing shop Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at the store in St. Cloud. (Photo: Dave Schwarz, [email protected])ST. CLOUD — Right now, Fartun…

Somaliland rejects proposed visit by Ethiopia PM, Somali president

Somaliland rejects proposed visit by Ethiopia PM, Somali president

Monday February 17, 2020Somaliland has rejected a planned joint visit by Somali president Mohamed Abdulahi Farmaajo and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.A high-ranking official in Somaliland had confirmed a proposed visit to Hargeisa by Abiy and F…

SJS condemns murder of journalist in Afgoye

SJS condemns murder of journalist in Afgoye

SJS Sunday February 16, 2020Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns in the strongest terms possible in the killing of a young freelance TV and radio journalist, Abdiwali Ali Hassan aka Abdiwali Onine) who was shot dead in Afgoye town, 30KM south o…

Universal TV journalist shot dead in Afgooye

Universal TV journalist shot dead in Afgooye

Sunday February 16, 2020MOGADISHU (HOL) – A journalist working with local media in Mogadishu was shot dead Sunday in Afgooye.Ads By Google The journalist identified as Abdiweli Ali popularly known as Abdiweli Online succumbed to bullet wound injuries…

Abiy wants trip to Hargeisa with Somali president – Somaliland top official

Abiy wants trip to Hargeisa with Somali president – Somaliland top official

Africa News Sunday February 16, 2020A high-ranking official in Somaliland has confirmed a possible visit to Hargeisa by Ethiopian Prime Minister and the Somali president in the coming week. Hargeisa is capital of Somaliland, an autonomous region of So…

Abiy wants trip to Hargeisa with Somali president – Somaliland top official

Abiy wants trip to Hargeisa with Somali president – Somaliland top official

Sunday February 16, 2020 A high-ranking official in Somaliland has confirmed a possible visit to Hargeisa by Ethiopian Prime Minister and the Somali president in the coming week. Hargeisa is capital of Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia…

Mogadishu city employee gets 3 years in jail for previous Shabaab membership

Mogadishu city employee gets 3 years in jail for previous Shabaab membership

Sunday February 16, 2020MOGADISHU (HOL) – A military court in Mogadishu sentenced to three years a city administration official for former membership of the outlawed militant group Al-Shabaab. The court found Nur Ali Ahmed aka Mahad Alle, who until h…

Kenya rejects Cuba’s ransom deal for its doctors held by Shabaab

Kenya rejects Cuba’s ransom deal for its doctors held by Shabaab

Sunday February 16, 2020NAIROBI (Halbeeg News) – Cuba is pushing for a ransom deal to secure the release of its two citizens being held hostage by the militant group Al-Shabaab but Kenya is reluctant to accede to the proposal, HOL has learnt.Accordin…