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New violence erupts in Kenya

GARISSA, Kenya: Fresh violence broke out in Kenya's restive northeast on Tuesday, with eight people shot and wounded, a day after security forces cracked down on rioters. Several other people were also hospitalised, some of them after being beaten [Continue Reading...]

The village of Jaleo, in the northern state of Somaliland, once prided itself on being at the heart of the savannah (AFP/File, Simon Maina)

Deforestation risks turning Somalia to desert

JALELO, Somalia — Hassan Hussein cuts down 40 trees every month to fuel his charcoal business, fully aware of the impact his action has on the environment. But for the livestock keeper, the forests are the last remaining resource. And he is not [Continue Reading...]


Seven dead in Nairobi bus attack

Seven people were killed and many more wounded when an apparent explosive device was hurled at a bus in a predominantly Somali area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Sunday, police and the Red Cross said. Nairobi police chief Moses Nyakwama said [Continue Reading...]

Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud

Somalia: Presidency Denies Reuters Report

Mogadishu (November 15, 2012) The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has had a press conference discussing several issues including the current charcoal stockpile in Kismayo and its surroundings. The President’s [Continue Reading...]

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Sweden: ‘No civil war in Somalia’

Somalis seeking a residence permit to Sweden will face tighter restrictions in the near future, after the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has judged that the country is no longer at war. Up until now, the majority of Somalis arriving [Continue Reading...]