Mogadishu (HOL) - Al-Shabaab’s emir Ahmed Dirie better known by his nom de guerre, Abu Ubaidah, has reportedly died in Jilib town of southern Somalia, according to a senior military commander. If confirmed, Abu Ubaidah would be the group's third leader in thirteen years, and the first not to be killed by a U.S. airstrike.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travellers from five mostly Muslim countries — a major victory for the Republican leader after a tortuous legal battle.
Nairobi (HOL) – A highly controversial Ethiopian Colonel who enjoyed a lengthy career as Addis Ababa’s point man in Mogadishu has been dismissed by IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development).
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported.