Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Wardheer News

1 killed as Somali, Kenyan troops clash in border town

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Somali military officer says one Somali soldier has been killed in brief clashes between Somali and Kenyan troops in a border town. Mohamed Ahmed says the Somali soldiers fought Friday morning with Kenyan soldiers on patrol … Continued

UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) — The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its … Continued

AU mission trains Somali police on forensic investigations

MOGADISHU, The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday begun a two-week basic training course on forensic fingerprint for the Somali police officers to investigate criminal cases. Tresphord Kasale, AMISOM Police Coordinator for South West State, said the trainees … Continued

Power restored in parts of Kenyan capital after major outage

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Electricity was restored in parts of Kenya’s capital Nairobi and its central, western and coastal regions early on Wednesday after a major power blackout the previous day. A transmission system problem caused the widespread outages on Tuesday … Continued

Turkey provides education to Somali refugee children

Deniz Feneri Association in collaboration with TIKA opens school in northern Kenya for more than 250 orphaned children FILE PHOTO – Refugee boys posing at Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, the largest refugee complex in the world, where thousands of … Continued

Somaliland passes first law against rape

Victims were forced to marry their rapists in the past (AFP) For the first time in its history, the self-declared republic of Somaliland has passed a law against rape. In the past, a victim’s family could force them to marry … Continued