Sunday, May 16, 2021
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Kenya allows two flights to Somaliland despite ban

By AGGREY MUTAMBO Kenya has allowed two aircrafts to fly to Somaliland to deliver electoral material in spite of a ban on air traffic with Somalia. A diplomatic clearance MFA/PRO.91/002 (052) on Thursday said two aeroplanes operated by Astral Aviation … Continued

Women money changers at heart of Djibouti’s street economy

Trade in Djibouti’s capital would go much less smoothly without the ‘sarifley’ money changers They are a familiar sight on the busy streets of Djibouti: women clutching handbags bulging with dollars, euros, riyals and rupees, the money changers keeping the … Continued

White people and dogs ‘rescued first’ in Mozambique

Rescuers in Mozambique gave priority to white people in an evacuation during an attack by jihadists in March, Amnesty International alleges, citing survivors’ accounts. Two dogs were also airlifted to safety, leaving people behind in a hotel where they had … Continued

Could Somalia Descend into a New Conflict over Presidential Election?

By Jonathan Fenton-Harvey, Inside Arabia As clan militias recently took to Mogadishu’s streets in preparation for battle with government forces, Somalia braced itself for conflict. The tensions began after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” attempted to extend his term by two … Continued

Ethiopian Muslims host largest iftar gathering

Hosting 100,000 people on streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopians claim they broke world record earlier set in Egypt Sadik Kedir and Addis Getachew  ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA/ANKARA Ethiopian Muslims on Tuesday rolled 30,000 meters of plastic sheet to host 100,000 people … Continued

Somalia learnt of Kenya flight ban from media, minister says

Somalia’s Minister for Air Transportation, Duran Farah, said his government only learnt of the decision through the media, as Kenya had not made direct contact with Somalia regarding the matter. “We have only learnt the flight suspensions through social media,” Minister … Continued