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Somalia: Police Locks Down Key Roads in Mogadishu

Somalia police, along with security forces have locked down key roads in Mogadishu for security reasons amid 2nd High Level Partnership Forum set to kick off in the capital. The forum is being held at African Union Mission for Somalia military base i [Read story...]

Muslim Women Superheroes

By working to advance women and girls globally, communities will be elevated since women give back significantly to their families & communities. We need to highlight & invest in women leaders from developing world communities to help scale t [Read story...]

Somalia president: No elections in 2016

Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground, keeping a blaze east of California’s Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said. Crews battling the toughest of several wildfir [Read story...]

Somalia: Heavy Fighting Erupts in Baladweyne Town

Somalia troops, along with African Union forces from Ethiopia have clashed with Al Qaeda linked Al Shabab militants in north of Baladweyne town, capital of Hiran region, officials and residents said. The combat started after Al Shabaab agents attacke [Read story...]

Somalia: Hundreds Flee Town After Heavy Fighting

Hundreds of people have begun fleeing from Marka town in Lowe Shabelle region in south of Somalia after AMISOM troops killed at least 15 unarmed civilians in an attack on wedding part on the town. Somalia’s Marka deputy financial affairs, Abdikarim H [Read story...]

Kenya: How Our Government Rescued Al-Shabaab

In October 2013, a month after the Westgate Mall attack, the same elite American Seal Team Six that had killed Osama bin Laden attacked a house in Barawe, Somalia. They planned to snatch an al Shabaab terrorist called Abdulkadir Mohammed Abdulkadir a [Read story...]

The secret to Ethiopia’s counterterrorism success

Mehari Taddele Maru is a specialist in international human rights and humanitarian law, an international consultant on African Union affairs, and an expert in Public Administration and Management. Of grand symbolic importance, Obama’s visit to East A [Read story...]