Thursday, February 29, 2024
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‘Bleak picture’: AU leaders urged to tackle litany of crises

Hillary ORINDE African leaders were urged Saturday to step up and tackle the myriad conflicts and political crises blighting the continent of 1.4 billion people. Opening the African Union’s two-day summit, AU Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat painted a “bleak … Continued

Kenya scales up fight against Al Shabaab militants

Security agencies based in the North Eastern region will be supplied with well-equipped machinery to boost the fight against the rag-tag Al Shabaab militia, Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS) Kithure Kindiki said on Thursday. Prof Kindiki said the State has procured enough … Continued

US Signs Agreement to Build Bases for Elite Somali Army Force

The United States and Somalia’s government on Thursday signed a security pact that they presented as a road map toward building a functional Somali army, capable of taking over security responsibilities and the fight against al-Shabab militants. In a ceremony … Continued

Kenya Airways Cargo Launches Sharjah-Mogadishu Flights

Kenya Airways Cargo have recently announced launched new flights between Sharjah and Mogadishu, as demand for their services grow. Flights between Sharjah and Mogadishu through Kenya Airways Cargo began on February 9 and will operate initially on a weekly basis. Then, by April … Continued

Somaliland lawmakers shoot down Red Sea access deal with Ethiopia

MOGADISHU, Somalia– Lawmakers in Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland have rejected a maritime access deal with Ethiopia. In a joint statement late on Tuesday, members of both houses of Somaliland’s parliament, mainly from the coastal Awdal and Salal provinces, said … Continued