22/01/2017 08:35:00:-In the final week of the Obama Administration, the outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somali nationals and others for an additional 18 months. The program was not scheduled to expire until March 2017.
16/01/2017 07:26:00:-Keating, the U.N. special representative for Somalia. This is "the first time since 1969 that the Somalis are attempting to put together a rules-based process involving quite a large number of people to bring about a peaceful transfer of power.”
13/01/2017 07:38:00:-A university professor has asked the leadership of Columbus, Ohio, to recruit more Somali police officers for better integration of local Somalis into the American community. In her new book, “Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus,” Stefanie Chambers, an associate professor of political science at Trinity College in Connecticut, says Somali migrants in Columbus don’t feel well-represented in many sectors of the society like their countrymen in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
05/01/2017 17:31:00:-When Mohamed Cali lived in Somalia, he sometimes saw people blowing out candles on cakes in the Hollywood movies he watched, but he didn’t understand what the practice actually meant.
03/01/2017 09:49:00:-The US government, through the department of state, has handed over non-lethal equipment to support the Ugandan military contingent in Somalia. The equipment support is worth billions of Ugandan shillings, according to a statement by Maj. Robert Kamara, the Uganda contingent spokesperson.
30/12/2016 16:43:00:-Burundi will next month begin withdrawing its troops deployed with an African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia unless they receive months of unpaid wages, President Pierre Nkurunziza said.
22/12/2016 08:25:00:-The Obama administration’s willful failure to recognize the potential threat from radical Islamists here at home continues to place Americans at risk. The latest example of this will shock you and in is found in just 31 pages of records we pried loose from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
21/12/2016 06:05:00:-A director at the Somali Centre for Family Services in Ottawa says the stabbing deaths of two sisters over the weekend highlights the need for better psychiatric services in their community.
18/12/2016 17:40:00:-As Somalia announces plans to open its first offshore exploration license round in 1Q 2017, explorers analyzing new seismic data have recognized the potential of finding reserves to match those of its neighbors in East Africa. Beyond that, critically, they are discovering that Somalia’s potential is not just gas: Here lies a gem of an unexplored oil basin.
16/12/2016 14:14:00:-While everyone is focused on the debate over Syrian refugees, the Obama administration has admitted more refugees from Somalia than even from Syria. Even though over two decades have elapsed since the collapse of the Somali government, we are taking in refugees from this extremely dangerous country at the fastest pace ever. - See more at: https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/12/record-number-of-somalis-entering-america-as-refugees-but-where-does-tillerson-stand#sthash.QwU4XC6r.dpuf
10/12/2016 11:33:00:-In southern Africa, Fidel Castro is almost universally seen as a hero. After all it is the Cuban leader who sent his forces to Angola to halt apartheid South Africa. What southern Africans would easily forget is that Cuban troops were sent to many other African conflicts with mixed results.
04/12/2016 05:59:00:-SHARIFA Abiikar never planned to open a cafe. The Glenroy woman signed up for the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s small business program in the hope of setting up a social club for Somali women.
01/12/2016 06:32:00:-Donald Trump weighed in on the Ohio State knife-and-car attack on Wednesday, tweeting that the assailant - Somali refugee Abdul Artan - should never have been let in the country in the first place.
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28/11/2016 05:58:00:-WASHINGTON — The escalating American military engagement in Somalia has led the Obama administration to expand the legal scope of the war against Al Qaeda, a move that will strengthen President-elect Donald J. Trump’s authority to combat thousands of Islamist fighters in the chaotic Horn of Africa nation.