Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Ex-UN chief Annan warns Kenyan leaders on rhetoric, actions

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan told political leaders in Kenya on Saturday to be “careful with their rhetoric and actions” and urged opposition leader Raila Odinga to pursue any complaints over the vote in court. The … Continued

Ethiopia’s PM visits Khartoum on Tuesday

KHARTOUM – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Tuesday will head a high-level delegation on a three-day official visit to Khartoum, said the Sudanese Presidency. In a press release on Sunday, the presidential press office said the Ethiopian premier would … Continued


BY ABDI GULED MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Mukhtar Robow was flown to Mogadishu Sunday from Hudur in southwestern Somalia, said Col. Adam Ahmed, a senior Somali police … Continued

Kenya opposition leader defies pressure to concede defeat

By Katharine Houreld and Ed Cropley Opposition leader Raila Odinga greets supporters as he arrives to address a rally in Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya, August 13, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday called … Continued

Intention of Hajj

BY: AYUB A. HAMID The significance of Hajj as a pillar of Islam is quite evident from the reward this act of worship brings to its performer. As has been reported from the Messenger of Allah , the person performing the Hajj … Continued


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP)- The office of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says recent protests over the country’s disputed election have been violent and unlawful. Presidential spokesman Manoah Esipisu said Sunday that any peaceful protests are a constitutional right and would be … Continued

This Is What Hunger Looks Like — Again

By NURUDDIN FARAH A woman at an internally displaced persons camp on the outskirts of Dinsor, Somalia. CreditGiles Clarke/Getty Images Mogadishu, Somalia — As I waited for my ride to collect me from the Mogadishu airport, an officer told me an apocryphal … Continued