Monday, April 24, 2017
Wardheer News

Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Washington D.C. Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance from Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in El Sheik and Wajel, respectively, on 19 April. … Continued

Pentagon chief visits Djibouti, home to key U.S. base

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis greets an airman as he boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster for a day trip to a U.S. military base in Djibouti, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP) DJIBOUTI (AP) – … Continued

Target Somalia: The new scramble for Africa?

By Mary Harper MARY HARPER I know some rather annoying crows in the Somali port town of Berbera. Every morning, as I eat my breakfast by the beach, they swoop down and steal my bread, my jam, even my butter. … Continued

ROADSIDE BOMB IN SOMALIA KILLS 8 SOLDIERS, POLICE SAY

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a roadside bomb in a remote town in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland has killed eight soldiers and injured three others. Ahmed Mohamed tells The Associated Press that Sunday’s blast targeted … Continued

GRANTED UK ASYLUM AFTER 2012 OLYMPICS, SOMALI TO RUN AGAIN

BY ROB HARRIS Somalian athlete Zamzam Farah runs near the London Stadium in London, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) LONDON (AP) — Glancing at the Olympic Stadium for the first time in five years, Zamzam Farah’s troubles momentarily … Continued

Dhs165 million for you, Somalia

ABU DHABI: For 6 hours from 2pm to 8pm on Friday, citizens and residents of the UAE competed to make financial and in-kind donations through the unified live broadcast of the campaign (For You Somalia) on Abu Dhabi, Dubai and … Continued

Kenyan troops kill 52 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia: military

Officials say Kenyan troops taking part in an AU mission in Somalia have attacked an al-Shabab camp in the south, killing 52 militants. Kenya has claimed several recent successes against the group. Kenyan soldiers on Friday “successfully raided and destroyed … Continued

General: US not at war in Somalia

By KEVIN J. KELLEY The head of the United States Africa Command (Africom) has indicated that THE Pentagon will not step up the US combat role in Somalia. Marine Corps General Thomas Waldhauser told reporters in a conference call that … Continued