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Kenya: Intimidation Reports as Voting Nears

(Nairobi, July 3, 2017) – Kenyan authorities should urgently investigate allegations of threats and intimidation between community members in Nakuru county’s Naivasha area, as the August, 2017 elections approaches, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch interviewed opposition and ruling party supporters, victims of...

UN, EU, AU And IGAD Congratulate Sahlework Zewde On Her Election As President Of Ethiopia

Sahle-Work Zewde promised to focus on gender equality and promoting peaceImage copyrightREUTERS
The United Nations (UN), the European Union, the African Union (AU), and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have congratulated Sahlework Zewde on her election as the new President of Ethiopia. Ambassador Sahlework was elected as President of Ethiopia yesterday, replacing Mulatu Teshome, who resigned...

At least 18 killed in al Shabaab attack in Somalia

Al Shabaab militants killed at least 18 civilians and destroyed trucks laden with relief food in an overnight attack in Somalia's central region
By: Reuters Al Shabaab militants killed at least 18 civilians and destroyed trucks laden with relief food in an overnight attack in Somalia's central region, residents and a state news agency said on Saturday.

The Rebirth Of Somaliland (13): How The SNM Invaded The North

By Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur This part is about the dynamics of SNM’s ‘operation liberation’ effort of the North from occupied troops of Siyad Barre’s the dictatorial regime. Having signed the truce discussed previously, the SNM found itself in a desperate situation. Nevertheless, the SNM political and...

Black Somali woman wearing hijab threatened at LRT station, hate crimes unit investigating

Century Park LRT Station. Feb. 24, 2021. (CTV News Edmonton)
By: CTVNews Edmonton.ca Digital Journalist EDMONTON -- The Edmonton Police Service is investigating after a young Black Somali woman wearing a hijab was threatened by a man at the Century Park LRT Station on Feb. 17. EPS did not release more details about the incident, but...

Somaliland:UN Special Representative Michael Keating visits Somaliland to assess impact of drought

Hargeisa, 3 April 2017- The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, concluded a two-day visit to Somaliland to assess the impact of the prolonged drought on its population. Mr. Keating held talks with senior government officials, led by President...

Interpol removes Muslim scholar Yousef al-Qaradawi from wanted list

Interpol removed Yousef al-Qaradawi, head of the Doha-based International Union of Muslim Scholars, from its "wanted" list, the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) announced Sunday. The Egyptian authorities had earlier accused al-Qaradawi of having perpetrated a range of crimes -- including murder and theft...

CPJ calls on Somaliland’s president to prioritize press freedom

His Excellency Muse Bihi Abdi President of the Republic of Somaliland The Presidential Office Road Number 1 Hargeisa, Somaliland Hand-delivered to the Presidential Office by Human Rights Center, Somaliland for CPJ. February 26, 2018 Dear President Muse Bihi Abdi, We at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent press freedom organization, urge...

USAID announces nearly $257 million in new humanitarian assistance for the people of Somalia

USAID announces nearly $257 million in new humanitarian assistance for the people of Somalia
On October 2, 2019, Diana Putman, a Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced that the U.S. Government is providing nearly $257 million in additional humanitarian assistance in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 to help the people of...

The Position of Public Administration on Good Governance: (Functions of Government Institution on Governance Context-Somaliland)

  The Position of Public Administration on Good Governance: (Functions of Government Institution on Governance Context-Somaliland) Current Local Context Paper Somaliland   __________________________   “Without the role of “Public Administration” and “Governance Context” The Somaliland Government would not have been reached Good governance, unless otherwise the Government execute Public Administration Approaches (Public...