Sunday, October 22, 2017
Wardheer News

Why is Mogadishu still a frequent target for attacks?

By Hamza Mohamed Protesters gather during a demonstration against al-Shabab after the October 14 explosion [Feisal Omar/Reuters] Last week, the deadliest bomb blast to hit the Somali city of Mogadishu killed more than 350 people and injured around 400 others. Questions are … Continued

I won’t recognise a win by Uhuru, says Raila

  Nasa leader Raila Odinga at a the funeral in Usenge town Bondo constituency. Mr Odinga has said he will not recognise a win by President Kenyatta in the repeat election. PHOTO | NELCON ODHIAMBO | NATION MEDIA GROUP   … Continued

London-trained Somali nurse helps deliver 22,000 babies

CYCLING from one baby delivery to the next, life in 1950s Britain was straight out of Call The Midwife for Edna Adan. By CONSTANCE KNOX London-trained Edna Adan teaches new nurses midwifery skills at her maternity hospital in Somaliland Yet she … Continued

My Parents’ Country, in the Grip of the Shabab

By ASAD HUSSEIN The aftermath of a truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Oct. 14. Officials said the attack was carried out by the militant Islamic group Shabab. CreditFeisal Omar/Reuters NAIROBI, Kenya — One evening in August, I climbed onto a dusty … Continued

Somali-Minnesotans rush to help bomb victims in Mogadishu

They’re joining with a growing number of Minnesota Somalis who have returned to the country of their roots. By Faiza Mahamud and Mila Koumpilova ELIZABETH FLORES, STAR TRIBUNE Dahir Salad Hassan hugged his daughter Amina Salad as his other daughter, Faduma Salad, right, … Continued

What is at stake for Turkey in Somalia?

By Sinem Cengiz  Somalia is the most significant pillar of Turkey’s Africa policy, which was officially launched in 2005. The Horn of Africa has been facing the world’s greatest humanitarian crisis since 1991, and Turkey has been actively providing humanitarian … Continued

Deadly Somalia blast reveals flaws in intelligence efforts

By Katharine Houreld, Abdi Sheikh FILE PHOTO: Civilians evacuate from the scene an explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district in Mogadishu, Somalia October 14, 2017. Picture taken October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo NAIROBI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) – The size and … Continued

Egypt to tackle overpopulation with ‘2 children only’ plan

CAIRO: Egypt’s government announced this week the implementation of a plan to control the nation’s booming population rate under a campaign called “Egypt development: Two children only.” Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin met this week with Egypt’s governors to announce … Continued