Students running from tear gas. (Global Information Network)
Charleston Chronicle

Unrest Deepens Across East Africa and Africa’s ‘Horn’

CHARLESTON CHRONICLE — Instability is growing in the East African nations of Sudan and South Sudan. […read more]


Somalia President: No Elections in 2016

ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency. Opposition parties charge that that his government is taking advantage of poor security to Read More


Somali Leader Fires Police, Intelligence Chiefs

ABDI GULED, Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s government fired the police and intelligence chiefs a day after Islamic militants attacked the heavily guarded presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu, the information minister announced Wednesday. Government troops and African Union peacekeepers repelled the attack Read More


Ethiopian Troops Leave Somali Town, Leaving Gap

[Las Vegas Sun] A military spokesman in Somalia says that government forces will help to replace Ethiopian troops who vacated a Somali town in recent days. The pull-out by Ethiopian troops from the town of Baidoa on Sunday and Monday increases the pressure on African Read More