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Great-Power Competition Is Coming to Africa

Great-Power Competition Is Coming to Africa

The United States Needs to Think Regionally to Win By Marcus Hicks, Kyle Atwell, and Dan Collini Under President Donald Trump, the United States withdrew troops and resources from Africa as part of a broader national security shift from counterterrorism to great-power competition. The Trump administration used the euphemism “optimization” to describe the pivot away from […]

AFRICOM needs White House approval for airstrikes, report says

AFRICOM needs White House approval for airstrikes, report says

A screenshot from a U.S. Africa Command video shows airstrikes on an al-Shabab compound in Somalia on Jan. 1, 2021. AFRICOM now needs White House approval to launch airstrikes against militants in the country, The New York Times reported, citing unnamed U.S. officials.U.S. AFRICA COMMAND By JOHN VANDIVER STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. Africa Command now needs […]

Al-shabaab oo weerar ku qaaday Saldhig ay ku sugnaayeen Ciidamo hubeysan

Al-shabaab oo weerar ku qaaday Saldhig ay ku sugnaayeen Ciidamo hubeysan

Xubno ka tirsan Ururka Al-Shabaab ayaa weerar ku qaaday Saldhig Ciidamo ka tirsan kuwa Kenya ku leeyihiin degan ka tirsan Magaalada Wajeer ee Gobolka Waqooyi Bari ee dalka Kenya. Saldhiga la weeraray ayaa waxaa uu ku yaal deegaanka Qarso ee hoostaga Qorofxaraar ee gobolka Wajeer, waxaana halkaasi ka dhacay dagaal geystay khasaaro dhimasho iyo dhaawac […]

<div>Eastleigh's First Avenue to be renamed Yusuf Haji Road</div>

Eastleigh’s First Avenue to be renamed Yusuf Haji Road

Thursday March 4, 2021 First Avenue in Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate will in the next two weeks be renamed Yusuf Haji Road in honour of the late Garissa senator. This follows the approval on Tuesday by the Nairobi County Assembly of a motion calling for renaming of a road in Nairobi in honour of the late […]

sham trial of freelance journalist Kilwe by a Puntland military court,says Union

sham trial of freelance journalist Kilwe by a Puntland military court,says Union

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 03 March, 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the three months jail sentence handed down to freelance journalist Kilwe Adan Farah by the Puntland Military Court during what SJS and its lawyers describe as “a sham trial” in Garowe on Wednesday 03 March 2021. In a closed court session that took place inside the […]

Fresh round of electoral talks flop as FMS leaders keep off

Fresh round of electoral talks flop as FMS leaders keep off

Thursday March 4, 2021 MOGADISHU (HOL) – The electoral talks slated for today between President Mohamed Farmaajo and Federal Member States did not commence after it emerged that regional leaders did not travel to Mogadishu. Ads By Google Villa Somalia announced the resumption of talks this week noting it was aimed at finalizing the Baidoa […]

Dowladda Soomaaliya oo amar dul-dhigtay Bangiyada dalka, kadib markii…

Dowladda Soomaaliya oo amar dul-dhigtay Bangiyada dalka, kadib markii…

Qoraal ka soo baxay Bankiga Dhexe ee Soomaaliya ayaa amar lagu siiyey bankiyada iyo ganacsatada inay socodsiiyaan isticmaalka lacagta $-50ka ah oo maalmihii ugu dambeeyay laga diiday dalka Soomaaliya. Toddobaadyadii ugu dambeeyay ayaa waxaa la diidayay lacagta kontonka dollar oo la sheegay in lacag been abuur ah oo kontonka dollar ay soo gashay dalka Soomaaliya. […]

Ethiopia now calls Axum massacre allegations ‘credible’

Ethiopia now calls Axum massacre allegations ‘credible’

Thursday March 4, 2021 Map locates Axum, Ethiopia. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia on Wednesday said it is investigating “credible allegations of atrocities and human rights abuses” in its embattled Tigray region, including in the city of Axum, where The Associated Press and Amnesty International have separately documented a massacre of several hundred people. The statement by Ethiopian Prime […]

Djibouti: 20 die as smugglers push 80 migrants off boat

Djibouti: 20 die as smugglers push 80 migrants off boat

By Mohammed Dhaysane Thursday March 4, 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia —At least 20 migrants perished on Wednesday after human smugglers pushed 80 off a boat along the East African coast of Obock in Djibouti. Mohammed Abdiker, East & Horn of Africa regional director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), said on Twitter the boat was on […]

Public hearing for Kenya- Somalia maritime dispute to start on March 15

Public hearing for Kenya- Somalia maritime dispute to start on March 15

By KEVIN CHERUIYOT Thursday March 4, 2021Map showing disputed maritime area. Image: FILE The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold a public hearing for the maritime dispute involving Kenya and Somalia on March 15, 2021. In a statement, ICJ said the hearing will open at 3pm at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat […]