Friday, January 20, 2017
Wardheer News

President Trump: Washington Prepares to Be Upended

By PETER BAKER and MICHAEL D. SHEARJAN WASHINGTON — Donald John Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, ushering in a new and more unpredictable era in which he has promised to shatter … Continued

These are the most powerful African passports to have

BY Lily Kuo Citizens of the Seychelles, Mauritius, and South Africa have the most powerful passports on the continent, while Nigerians, Ethiopians and Somali have the least freedom of travel, according to the latest ranking from the financial firm Arton … Continued

Gen Katumba warns over Burundi exit from Somalia

By Risdel Kasasira, Daily Monitor KAMPALA: The outgoing Chief of Defence Forces, (CDF), Gen Katumba Wamala, has warned of a “serious security lapse” in Somalia if Burundi withdraws its troops. Gen Katumba, who was recently dropped as CDF in the … Continued

Chinese-funded Silkroad Int’l Bank opens in Djibouti

The Silkroad International Bank (SIB) opened service in Djibouti on Wednesday in a drive to promote the financial sector development in Djibouti and in the entire Africa. The Silkroad International Bank is the first Chinese-funded enterprise to obtain banking license … Continued

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalia

Press Release WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia (and eligible individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia) for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2017, … Continued

UN warns of famine risk in Somalia

NAIROBI: Somalia risks slipping back into famine, the United Nations, said on Tuesday, as worsening drought has left millions without food, water or healthcare in a country crippled by decades of war. Five million Somalis, or more than four out … Continued

Al-Shabaab executes captured Ugandan soldier

By RISDEL KASASIRA Kampala- Al-Shabaab insurgents have released a video of a purported execution of a Ugandan soldier they captured and took as a prisoner-of-war in August last year. The soldier, only identified as Masasa, was captured during an attack on the Ugandan … Continued