American ISIS Douglas McCain's Death Troubles Minnesota Somali Activists
Activists working to combat terror gangs' recruitment of young men from Minnesota's Somali community are worried the recent death of an American fighting for ISIS in Syria will tarnish their community's reputation. "It's a very sad time for the community because this issue the community has been trying to eliminate keeps coming back over and over again," said Mohammad Farrah, director of a youth outreach organization called Ka-Joog. "There are a few bad apples that are within our community…this does hurt the image of our community."
Somalia donors must act now to avoid famine 'catastrophe': U.N
War-ravaged Somalia is hurtling towards a second famine in three years that could be prevented if donors increased funding, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations' humanitarian coordinator for Somalia said on Sunday.
Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north Somalia
At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia's usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation.
Man arrested with 23 Kenyan passports could be Al Shabaab sympathiser: police
A 34-year-old man has been arrested in Kitui County with 23 Kenyan passports.
Karimjee Ahmed Ali was arrested in Voo, Mutha Division in Kitui South Sub County Wednesday by inquisitive police officers who were aroused by the numerous passports in his possession that had different names. Mutomo OCPD Thomas Ngheiwha confirmed the arrest of the suspect whose parents migrated to Voo some years back.
Somalia: UNHCR - We Shall Assist the Refugees Going Back to Somalia Willingly
In a press statement, the representative of the UN Refugee Agency in Nairobi Mr. Rauf Mazou said that the UNHCR is planning to implement a project in which the Somali refugees in Dadaab who are willing to go back to Somalia willingly will be assisted.