LONDON (AlertNet) - Ali, a Somali refugee living in Uganda's capital Kampala, has a thriving mini-supermarket selling rice, canned food, ice cream and soap among other items, while Martin, a Congolese refugee, runs a busy tailor’s shop.
The newly appointed Special Representative of the Chairperson African Union Commission on Somalia, Amb. Mahamat Saleh Annadif, today met with Somali President H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud and senior Somali officials at the culmination of a two-day visit to Mogadishu, his second visit to the Somali capital within the last month.
NAIROBI, Kenya—Militants in Somalia are publicly rebuking their best known American fighter.
At least one person has been injured in a blast in Eastleigh’s Mlango Kubwa area in Nairobi. Hiiraan Online learnt that a man on foot hurled a grenade at a crowd 15 meters from Al Hidaya Mosque, where a blast killed five and injured 38 people among them the Kamukunji MP Mr Yussuf Hassan.
NAIROBI, Kenya - After enduring months of grenade and other explosive device attacks, Kenya announced new, more stringent controls aimed primarily at Somali refugees inside its borders.