26/02/2017 16:30:00:-The Pentagon wants to expand the military’s ability to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, potentially putting U.S. forces closer to the fight against a stubborn extremist group that has plotted attacks against America, senior U.S. officials said.
25/02/2017 13:38:00:-“I am 75 years old. I have not heard of or seen such a severe drought,” said Abdi.
Abdi’s family are among many others taking refuge in temporary shelters surrounding the village of Tukaraq, in northern Somalia.
24/01/2017 16:44:00:-In Somalia, an exercise program for survivors of sexual violence is helping participants overcome trauma. It's a trendy program in an unlikely place. In classes across the Somali capital of Mogadishu, youths practice breathing, meditation and stretching.
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