Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north Somalia
At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia's usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation.
Man arrested with 23 Kenyan passports could be Al Shabaab sympathiser: police
A 34-year-old man has been arrested in Kitui County with 23 Kenyan passports.
Karimjee Ahmed Ali was arrested in Voo, Mutha Division in Kitui South Sub County Wednesday by inquisitive police officers who were aroused by the numerous passports in his possession that had different names. Mutomo OCPD Thomas Ngheiwha confirmed the arrest of the suspect whose parents migrated to Voo some years back.
Somalia: UNHCR - We Shall Assist the Refugees Going Back to Somalia Willingly
In a press statement, the representative of the UN Refugee Agency in Nairobi Mr. Rauf Mazou said that the UNHCR is planning to implement a project in which the Somali refugees in Dadaab who are willing to go back to Somalia willingly will be assisted.
Johannesburg,– African countries should reject immunity for sitting leaders for grave crimes before the African Court for Justice and Human Rights, 141 organizations said today in a declaration in advance of an African Union meeting in Nairobi. The organizations include both African groups and international groups and have a presence in 40 African countries.
Somali Activists Take Aim At Tribalism, Push for National Unity
A group of Somali activists are planning to launch a nationwide awareness campaign on Tuesday (August 26th) on the dangers of tribalism, which they say is harmful to the country's vision of restoring law and order after decades of civil war.