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Kenya ‘normalises’ affairs with Somalia but sea dispute persists

Kenya ‘normalises’ affairs with Somalia but sea dispute persists

Thursday April 4, 2019Kenya says it is agreeing to normalise relations with Somalia as the “first step” of addressing their differences over the maritime borderline, which is already before the International Court of Justice.Ads By Google The change …

Eastleigh traders close shops to protest high KRA levies

Eastleigh traders close shops to protest high KRA levies

By Collins Omulo and Amina WakoThursday April 4, 2019
Members of the Eastleigh Business Community protest in Nairobi on April 3, 2019 over huge levies charged by KRA to clear containers. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL

Nairobi residents shopping at Eastleigh wil…

Somali police warns against suspicious car bomb, urges public to be vagilent

Somali police warns against suspicious car bomb, urges public to be vagilent

The Somali police force has cautioned against a suspicious explosives-laden car in Mogadishu.
Speaking at press conference on Wednesday, Somali Police Force Deputy Commissioner, Colonel Zakia Hussein urged the public …

Rep. Ilhan Omar: Border wall is Trump’s ‘monument to racism’

Rep. Ilhan Omar: Border wall is Trump’s ‘monument to racism’

by Daniel JativaThursday April 4, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar, a former Somali refugee and a Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, said racism, not an emergency, is behind President Trump’s desire build a wall at the southern border.
“This is a fake emer…

Kenya and Somalia end two-months standoff to re-normalize relations.

Kenya and Somalia end two-months standoff to re-normalize relations.

Kenya and Somalia are set to normalize diplomatic relations after nearly two months of diplomatic tensions over a maritime border dispute.
Foreign Ministers of both countries expressed “a strong desire to normalize re…

Exhibition of Pakistani products in Somalia planned

Exhibition of Pakistani products in Somalia planned

Associated Press of Pakistan Thursday April 4, 2019LAHORE: Somalian Government is planning to hold a Single Country
Exhibition of Pakistani products in Somalia during the month of June of
this year.
It was revealed by the Deputy Commercial Attache of …

Seattle man to stand trial for hate crime attempted murder

Seattle man to stand trial for hate crime attempted murder

Thursday April 4, 2019By Paige AustinWitnesses described the terrifying night Mohamed Abdi Mohamed allegedly tried to run down two men outside a Los Angeles synagogue.A Seattle resident will stand trial for allegedly trying to run down two men outsid…

Jury pool winnowed in trial of ex-cop who shot 911 caller

Jury pool winnowed in trial of ex-cop who shot 911 caller

Thursday April 4, 2019By JEFF BAENENFormer Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor leaves the Hennepin County Government Center after the first day of trial in Minneapolis on Monday, April 1, 2019. Noor is charged in the July 2017 death of Justine Ru…

First Images of Saudi Nuclear Reactor Show Plant Nearing Finish

First Images of Saudi Nuclear Reactor Show Plant Nearing Finish

Thursday April 4, 2019By Jonathan Tirone
Satellite photos show vessel at reactor site in Riyadh, which Saudi Arabia wants to start operating this year.
Saudi Arabia is nearing completion of its first nuclear reactor, satellite images of the facility s…

Immigrants sent a record amount of money home to sub-Saharan African countries in 2017

Immigrants sent a record amount of money home to sub-Saharan African countries in 2017

Pew Research Thursday April 4, 2019By Abby Budiman and Phillip ConnorSince 2009, Nigeria has received more than half of all remittances sent each year to sub-Saharan African countries. This photo shows 1,000 Nigerian naira banknotes. (Pius Utomi/AFP/G…