Famine Is Threatening Three African Nations. What Will Trump Do?
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Famine Is Threatening Three African Nations. What Will Trump Do?

By Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) As you read this, our world stands at a crossroads.…

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US Opens Diplomatic Mission for Somalia in Neighboring Kenya
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US Opens Diplomatic Mission for Somalia in Neighboring Kenya

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has opened a mission for Somalia as part of its…

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Somali Militants Overrun Base of African Union Forces
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Somali Militants Overrun Base of African Union Forces

ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab overran an African Union base in…

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The Shadowy Center Helping Former al-Shabab Members Quit
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The Shadowy Center Helping Former al-Shabab Members Quit

(BBC) – In a small, heavily guarded compound on the bullet-riddled outskirts of Baidoa, a…

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Somalia President: No Elections in 2016
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Somalia President: No Elections in 2016

ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president is ruling out the possibility…

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Two Decades After ‘Black Hawk Down,’ Kerry Visits Somalia
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Two Decades After ‘Black Hawk Down,’ Kerry Visits Somalia

BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press ANDREW HARNIK, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two decades after…

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‘Al-Shabab’ Abducts and Kills Kenyan Chief Near Mandera
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‘Al-Shabab’ Abducts and Kills Kenyan Chief Near Mandera

(BBC) – Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya,…

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Somali Police Say 10 Die in Attack on Education Office
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Somali Police Say 10 Die in Attack on Education Office

ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An assault by gunmen on the offices…

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U.S. and U.N. Failed Somalia
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U.S. and U.N. Failed Somalia

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   In 1991, I watched Somalia disintegrate. It was…

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Kenya Seeks More Western Help After University Attack
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Kenya Seeks More Western Help After University Attack

(Reuters) – Kenya needs more help from its U.S. and European allies with intelligence and…

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