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Sorry, but when I decide who to vote for on Election Day, it will be the person I think can best represent the country, not the candidate that will most impress my boyfriend.

‘They felt they could die at any time’: Families’ relief as Somali pirates free hostages

Naval ships escort cargo ship MV Abdullah out of the high risk zone after the vessel with 23 crew was released by Somali pirates. Photo: SR Shipping
By: The National Relatives of 23 hostages on a cargo ship seized by armed Somali pirates have expressed relief and happiness that the men were released after more than a month in captivity. The freed...

Somali pirates free MV Abdullah cargo ship after $5m ransom paid

A photo released by the Indian Navy shows pirates aboard the MV Abdullah after it was seized on March 12. Photo: Indian Navy
By: THE NATIONAL Somali pirates with links to Al Qaeda have released the Bangladesh-flagged cargo ship MV Abdullah and its 23 crew members after receiving a ransom payment of $5 million, locals and officials in Somalia said on Sunday. The payment followed...

Abdi Nageeye reclaims Rotterdam Marathon title and sets new Dutch national record

Abdi Nageeye reclaims Rotterdam Marathon title and sets new Dutch national record via Running magazine
By: RunningMagazine Runners and fans at the Rotterdam Marathon observed a poignant moment of silence on Sunday morning before the race, in memory of world marathon record-holder, Kenya’s Kelvin Kiptum, who died tragically in a car accident earlier...

Millions of Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr

A worshipper performs Eid al-Fitr prayers in Tehran, Iran. [Vahid Salemi/AP Photo]
By: ALJAZEERA Muslims around the world have celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, with prayer, reunions with family and friends, new clothes and sweet treats.

Kenya, France agree to expedite implementation of Sh10 billion project

Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic to Kenya Stéphane Séjournérime with Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi in a joint press address with in Nairobi on April 6, 2024. Image: PCS/X
By: THE STAR Kenya and France have resolved to strengthen their bilateral relations, even as they finalised an agreement to enhance the infrastructure and transport sector. Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Cabinet Secretary Musalia...

South Asia and the Somali industry of piracy

South Asia and the Somali industry of piracy
By: Dhaka Trıbune The hijacking of MV Abdullah, the Bangladeshi-flagged bulk carrier and its crew of 23 by Somali pirates on March 12, while on a voyage from Maputo in Mozambique to Al Hamriyah in UAE, has highlighted...

Türkiye heads to polls on Sunday for local elections

OTHERS Some 1.32 million young people will vote for the first time on March 31. /Photo: AA
By: TRT WORLD Türkiye is heading to the polls on Sunday to elect city mayors, district mayors, and other local officials who will serve for the next five years, including in the hotly contested cities of Istanbul,...

Somaliland: Cholera Outbreak In Somaliland Threatens Children’s Lives With Cases Surging -Save The Children

Somaliland: Cholera Outbreak In Somaliland Threatens Children’s Lives With Cases Surging -Save The Children
By: Save the Children At least 156 cases and two mortalities of confirmed Cholera infections have been reported across Somaliland in the past three months, a surprise plunging community already in dire humanitarian needs into a state of...

Uganda launches first-ever interest-free Islamic banking

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday officially launched national operations of the country's first interest-free commercial Islamic bank,
By: Anadolu Agency Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday officially launched national operations of the country's first interest-free commercial Islamic bank, allowing it to operate following Islamic principles. President Museveni said at the...

Somaliland Aviation Authority says Emirates and Ethiopian Airlines Planes Nearly Collide Over Somali airspace

Ethiopian airline
By: Staff writer Somaliland Aviation Authority reports The Emirates UAE722 and Ethiopian Airline flight ETH690 barely missed a collision at 37,000 feet on March 24, 2024, at 12:43 AM East Africa Time. A harrowing near-miss occurred when...