Somali American group, US Attorney join forces to combat ISIS recruiters
A group of Somali American community leaders and activists are condemning the recruitment of youth by the militant groups ISIS and al-Shabab, and urging the development of more organizations and programs for youth.
Somali PM answers questions over Mogadishu Seaport contract
Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed answered questions to Somali parliament’s permanent committee in Mogadishu over the recent government decision to hand over Mogadishu Seaport to Al-Bayrak, a Turkish company which recently landed a long-term contract to manage the seaport.
Somalia: UN - We Will Not Compensate the Crashed UPDF Helicopters
UN officials told the commander of UPDF that UN will not compensate the crashed 3 UPDF helicopters. The choppers crashed near Mount Kenya in 2012. They were at the time heading to Mogadishu to deliver equipments to AMISOM which is financed by UN through AU.
In a private meeting, NISA and representatives of 25 local and international security firms agreed upon to cooperate amongst themselves. The parties also discussed about a new policy to govern the operations of the security firms.
‘Fishing Without Nets’ Takes An Authentic Look At Somali Pirates’ Life
The pirates gather on a ragged beach and sail toward shipping lanes, scanning for freighters, the prey of their craft. Rifles drawn, scarves blowing, they troll East African waters, where the deeds of desperate men collide with the precarious rhythms of global finance. An oil tanker appears on the horizon; the hunt quickens.