Sunday, October 01, 2023
Wardheer News

UN Rights Body Should Extend Ethiopia Investigations

European Union Should Lead Action to Preserve International Scrutiny of Rights Crisis Lucy McKernan and Philippe Dam Last week, an independent United Nations inquiry into serious violations committed since the outbreak of armed conflict in northern Ethiopia released a report to the … Continued

EUCAP supporting maritime nature protection in Somaliland

The coastal waters in the region are abundant in fish and coral reef. Mangrove forests stretch along parts of the coast providing shelter and feeding ground for marine animals. The marine resources have the potential to bring prosperity to the … Continued

Kenyan trader linked to arms shipment to Somalia goes missing

A businessman who was being investigated for allegedly illegally shipping military equipment and explosives seized at Mogadishu Port in Somalia last month has disappeared. Through their lawyer, the family claim that Zakariya Kamala Sufi Abashiekh was arrested on September 5 by individuals claiming to be police … Continued

Al-Shabaab Attacks Increase in Kenya’s Lamu County

An unspecified number of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Soldiers were killed and injured during a suspected al-Shabaab attack in Lamu County’s Boni Forest on September 10. The Soldiers were patrolling along Milimani-Baure Road when their vehicle ran over an improvised … Continued

Tigrayans mourn fighters killed in Ethiopia war

Residents in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region are mourning the death of fighters killed during the two year-long brutal war that ended last year. It comes as residents are now being told about their family members who were killed during the … Continued

Somalia’s president praises Türkiye for its support

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud meets with Turkish ambassador to discuss his country’s development priorities and security. Somalia’s president expressed his deep appreciation to Türkiye for continuing to support his country’s development, security and humanitarian needs. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud made the remarks … Continued

Uproar over proposal to lengthen Kenya president’s term

A senator who belongs to the ruling coalition in Kenya has proposed an extension of presidential term limits from the current five to seven years, sparking sharp reactions in the country. Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei says President William Ruto, who … Continued