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Somalia to rebuild national library
A project has been launched in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, to rebuild the country's national library. Dozens of displaced families had been s 23rd 12 2013

Repatriation of Somali refugees to take 3 years
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday said that the voluntary repatriation of Somali ref 12th 11 2013

Storm kills at least 100 in Somalia's Puntland
The government said hundreds of people were missing after the storm made landfall on Saturday. 12th 11 2013

Deputy Secretary-General’s statement to the Security Council meeting on Somalia
I am honoured to address the Council today on Somalia. 31st 10 2013

Hollywood Propaganda: American “Heroes” and Somali “Savages” – “Captain Phillips” Obscures US Crimes in Somalia
25th 10 2013

U.N. envoy for Somalia calls for stepping up fight against al Shabaab
The United Nations envoy for Somalia called on Tuesday for additional African troops to counter al Sha 25th 09 2013

Many killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes.
Fight over land rights have left 18 people killed and forced thousands to flee across the nearby border to Kenya. Red Cross workers distribute aid to those displaced by the clashes at Kenya-Ethiopia border [Getty] Ethnic c 29th 07 2012

Al-Shabaab threatens to strike Nairobi soon Send to a friend
By Fred Mukinda The Citizen Correspondent Nairobi. Somalia militia Al-Shabaab has warned of terror attacks in Nairobi over the month of Ramadhan that starts today. Nairobi police boss Anthony Kibuchi made the revelation on Frida 21st 07 2012

Famine Danger Continues in Parts of Somalia
A year ago, United Nations officials declared famine in two regions of southern Somalia: Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Overwhelming support from the international community, together with favorable rains, helped improve food security in some parts 21st 07 2012

A Somali migrant's perilous journey to South Africa
The 32-year-old spent three months travelling through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique before finally reaching South Africa, where he says he now has asylum status. His journey involved being crammed in a fishing boat - where he s 21st 07 2012

UN chief lauds China-Africa cooperation
BEIJING, Jul 19 – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday commended the partnership between China and Africa, affirming the United Nations’ strong commitment to the cooperation, and proposing new areas for further progress. 19th 07 2012

China Pledges $20 Billion in Loans for Africa
Chinese President Hu Jintao has pledged $20 billion in new loans to African governments over the next three years, expanding an already rapidly growing China-Africa relationship and giving Beijing even more access to the resource-rich continent 19th 07 2012

Somalia: The Role of Youth in Somalia's Past and Future
  Somalia marks it 2nd 07 2012

Driver killed, aid workers abducted in Dadaab camp
  DADAAB CAMPS, Kenya, June 29, 2012 – Gunmen kidnapped four foreign aid workers and killed their driver on 30th 06 2012