Sunday, February 18, 2018

Somali Migrants Returning From Libya Tell of Abuse, Horror

It was an emotional moment for the nearly dozen Somali migrants who were repatriated to Mogadishu from Libya on Saturday. Some fell to their knees,...

Turkey’s outreach hints at Ottoman revival

Ankara's growing deployments and initiatives in the Middle East and Africa are cheered and feared in near equal measure By JONATHAN GORVETT In Doha, his face is...

Kenya

Two Kenyan al Shabaab fighters executed for spying for KDF

Two Kenyans have been executed by al Shabaab fighters for allegedly spying for Somalia and Kenyan intelligence services in Qunyo Barrow town, Lower Shabelle region. Hassan...

Kenya’s HydroIQ wins “Startup of the year Africa 2018”

This year, more than 600 startups from 52 different countries took part, more than 12 000 online votes were gathered, and 41 million people...

Ethiopia

No Ethiopia military takeover, minister says amid emergency

By Elias Meseret | AP By Elias Meseret | AP February 17 at 11:33 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military...

Four questions about the Ethiopian PM’s resignation

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned unexpectedly on Thursday, the first leader to do so in the country’s recent history. As...

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Somalia

Somali Migrants Returning From Libya Tell of Abuse, Horror

It was an emotional moment for the nearly dozen Somali migrants who were repatriated to Mogadishu from Libya on Saturday. Some fell to their knees,...

In Somalia—or Afghanistan—Can Insurgent Defections Change a War’s Course?

An al-Shabaab defection raised hopes in Mogadishu, but violence, and lessons from another conflict, suggest little has changed By Yaroslav Trofimov MOGADISHU, Somalia—When a former deputy...

Djibouti

Djibouti:The most valuable military real estate in the world

Strategically placed at the entrance to the Red Sea, Djibouti is home to more foreign bases than any other country. DJIBOUTI — “World War III...

Eritrea

Netherlands expels top Eritrean diplomat

Daniel Mumbere The Dutch government has told the highest representative of Eritrea in the Netherlands to leave the country, minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra...

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Coutinho nears Barcelona move – reports

Barcelona (AFP) - Barcelona and Liverpool have agreed a deal in principle for Philippe Coutinho to move to the Spanish giants in a deal worth up to 160 million euros...

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