President Farmaajo

The Somali People Do not need a President…

The Somali people are tired of war and violence and need to hold elections to maintain peace and stability. To this end the Somali people support the continuation of the dialogue to find a solution.…

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Congo trapped in extreme poverty as Sassou rules…

Denis Sassou Nguesoo, 77, has been in power for 36 years, and last month’s presidential elections in Congo-Brazzaville brought no surprises. Sassou sealed in 88% of the votes amid widespread allegations of ballot stuffing and…

CNN Investigation

CNN’s investigation into Tigrey massacre

A CNN investigation has uncovered a massacre in the Tigrean region where Ethiopian forces and the TPLF fought.  A video shows a group of people being killed. The incident has raised concerns among the international…

The World Bank

World Bank: Africa needs $ 12 billion to…

The World Bank has pledged $ 12 billion to developing countries, supporting vaccination programs that have failed to keep pace with developed nations. The World Bank funds will be in the form of a grant…

Somalia Election

UN Security Council Calls on Somali Government to…

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency closed-door meeting on the difficult situation in Somalia, particularly the electoral dispute. The Security Council called on the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and…

ISIS

ISIS claims to have captured the city of…

Reports from Mozambique say the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for taking control of the northern city of Palma in Mozambique. It is the latest attack by the growing Islamist insurgency in the region.…

Train Accident

More than 32 people have been killed after…

At least 32 people have been killed and 165 injured when two trains collided in central Egypt on Friday, officials say. The damage caused by the collision between the two trains is huge with serious…

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UK government warns of extension of Farmajo’s term

There is growing international pressure on the outgoing Somali government to hold credible elections and to provide an environment conducive to the implementation of the agreement reached on September 17 last year. At the moment,…

Mortar attack

Somalia: Mortar attack on Halane Camp

Reports from Mogadishu say that a number of mortar shells were fired at the Halane military base where the meeting between the heads of States and the federal government is scheduled to take place. No…

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Samia Suluhu has been sworn in as President…

Tanzania's first female president Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in after former President Magafuli died.  Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in on Friday as the country's first female president, two days after the…