Kenya: Police arrest three terrorism suspects in Nyeri

Kenya: Police arrest three terrorism suspects in Nyeri

Police have arrested three terrorism suspects in Nyeri County and put key installations in Mt Kenya under surveillance. Two institutions in Nyeri, one in Meru County and several roads are under 24-hour radar. Two of the suspects, according to Nyeri County criminal investigations officer Charles Mutua, were arrested in Othaya. Detectives had been pursuing the […]

Breaking: Trader shot dead in Somali capital

Breaking: Trader shot dead in Somali capital

A trader in a Dharkeynley district market was gunned down on Tuesday morning, witnesses said. Muhudin Osoble, who a butcher, working at Sukyare market in Darkeynley district was shot dead by unidentified gunmen shortly after dawn prayer. Osman Abdi  Ali, a resident said Osoble was killed in Wadajir district after two armed men approached him […]

Renewed Conflict Reported at Ethiopia’s Oromia-Somali Border

Renewed Conflict Reported at Ethiopia’s Oromia-Somali Border

Renewed border conflict between Oromia and Somali Ethiopian regional states have been reported, according to media reports. According to reports from Opride.com, at least four people were killed and five others wounded in incursions by Ethiopian Somali State Liyu Police in Oromia’s East Hararghe zone, according to the report. More than 250 houses were razed […]

Kenya set to raise Amisom refunds bill to Sh7 billion

Kenya set to raise Amisom refunds bill to Sh7 billion

Kenya will demand more compensation in the year starting July from the United Nations (UN) for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. Treasury documents show that Kenya expects reimbursement of Sh7.05 billion in the next financial year starting July, up from the current Sh6.1 billion — which has remained static for the past four […]

Formula 1: Ricciardo wins Monaco Grand Prix

Formula 1: Ricciardo wins Monaco Grand Prix

Red Bull-TAG Heuer team’s Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo claimed the victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, the season’s sixth race of Formula 1 World Championship on Sunday. The competition was held at the Monaco Circuit, whose length is 3.3 kilometers (2 miles), comprising 78 laps. The distance covered in the race was 260.2 kilometers (161.6 […]

Somali PM meets Mousse Faki, Chairperson of African Union Commission

Somali PM meets Mousse Faki, Chairperson of African Union Commission

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, received Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire of the Federal Republic of Somalia, at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, on 27 May 2018. The two leaders discussed the situation in Somalia and the progress made so far by the Federal Government in implementing a […]

Egypt’s Salah ‘confident’ for World Cup despite shoulder injury

Egypt’s Salah ‘confident’ for World Cup despite shoulder injury

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah is “confident” of being fit for the World Cup despite suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid. Salah was forced off in tears during the first half of the 3-1 loss in Kiev on Saturday, sparking fears he wouldn’t make it to next month’s World Cup. […]

Is Saudi Arabia’s 32-Year-Old Crown Prince Dead?

Is Saudi Arabia’s 32-Year-Old Crown Prince Dead?

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the 32-year-old media-savvy leader of the oil kingdom, has been unnaturally quiet recently, so much so that some in the Middle East media couldn’t help but wonder if he is dead. Bin Salman hasn’t been seen in the public eye since his meeting with the Spanish royal family […]

Somalia marks the 55th Africa Day

Somalia marks the 55th Africa Day

Mogadishu(SONNA)-The African Union has paid glowing tribute to the founding fathers of the Organization of African Unity, the precursor of the African Union. In Somalia, the day was marked in the capital Mogadishu yesterday, where the chief guest, the Secretary of the Federal Parliament’s Defence Committee, Mr. Sadiq Hirsi Warfa reiterated Somalia’s commitment to fighting […]

President Farmajo sacks Chief of Supreme Court, names new one

President Farmajo sacks Chief of Supreme Court, names new one

President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo on Sunday sacked chief of the Supreme Court, Ibrahim Iidle Suleyman and named Bashi Yusuf Ahmed to the post, SONNA reported. “Responding my promise on finding judiciary system based on transparent and justice, I appointed Mr. Bashi Yusuf Ahmed as the new chairperson of […]