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October 17, 2017 4:51 PM Out of Tragedy, An Opportunity for Somalia

In the wake of the Mogadishu bombing, can its embattled government restore trust with its citizens? Saturday’s twin-truck suicide bombings in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, have so far killed at least 320 people and injured hundreds. The assault took place at a buzzing intersection on a busy afternoon during peak traffic, causing maximum damage to people 1

October 17, 2017 1:02 PM International aid to help Somalia after bomb that killed 300

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - International aid is arriving in Somalia in response to Saturday's massive truck bomb that killed more than 300 people. Another nearly 400 people were injured in the deadliest attack in Somalia's history and one of the world's worst attacks in years. Scores remain missing and the death toll could still rise, said officials 2

October 17, 2017 10:30 AM Two Somali-Americans Killed in Mogadishu Bomb as Minnesota Vigil Honors Victims of ‘Somalia’s 9/11’

At least two Somali-Americans were reportedly among the more than 300 people killed in a double truck bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday. Mohamoud Elmi, a Somali-American in his early 30s from Ohio, and Ahmed Abdi Karin Eyow—a 50-year-old father of three from Minnesota—have both been confirmed as killed in the attack, which is thought

October 17, 2017 10:07 AM Minnesota Somalis shaken by bombing in Mogadishu

But many in North America's largest Somali community said the attack would not chill local efforts to help homeland. Jibril Afyare, a Twin Cities software engineer, was heading to meet an uncle, aunt and cousin in the heart of Mogadishu when a massive blast resounded through Somalia’s capital Saturday. Afyare had traveled there at the Somali government’s 2

October 15, 2017 4:56 AM Kagame Explains Why Rwanda Gave Corruption a Red Card

President Paul Kagame(2nd Left) during a panel discussion on Maximizing Finance for Development – World Bank/IMF annual meetings, Washington DC. President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda’s ‘zero’ tolerance to corruption, good investment policies have been the secret behind more foreign investments into the country. “If we allowed corruption to thrive 2

October 11, 2017 11:07 PM AU's pledge of $100,000 relief items to Somalia in March just got delivered

The African Union’s pledge of a $100,000 in relief items to drought victims in Somalia six months ago has just been handed over to the Somali government. The assorted items including rice, sugar, beans and vegetable oil were handed over on Tuesday by the head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Francisco Madeira on behalf of the Chairperson 3

October 11, 2017 5:10 AM South Sudan peace talk process now includes more groups

NAIROBI, KENYA: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will hold talks to find a solution to the South Sudan crisis. The talks titled “Revitalisation Forum” are a product of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State summit of June 12, 2017, when the regional body agreed to revitalise the South Sudan peace process. Brazille Musumba, IGAD’s communications 6

October 11, 2017 3:39 AM Sudan-U.S relations: Khartoum’s animosity went with the wind after sanctions lifting

This article comes in the aftermath of the calming and fading away from the heavy dust triggered by the event of lifting the decades-long US economic and trade sanctions on Sudan on Friday, October 6, 2017. The purpose of the article is to explore these decisions and their immediate and future implications in the two countries. In this context, it is worth

October 9, 2017 9:03 PM ENVOYS: Tapping diversity as source of unity

In 2013, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia came together and established an innovative partnership they decided to call Mikta — an acronym of the names of its five member countries. Mikta was not formed as a contestant to other similar regional alliances. It was based on an initiative 5

October 7, 2017 9:10 PM Noble mission that made Kenyan clinch top global award

On the day an anti-nuclear lobby was being unveiled as the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner in Oslo on Friday, a Kenyan woman was being honoured with a related global award in Ottawa, Canada. After spending years in rusty villages in Nigeria negotiating peace between rival communities, the former National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) member 5