Somalia unveils new job creation initiative amid soaring unemployment
Struggling to tackle the high unemployment rates in the long-chaotic country, Somalia’s government announced a new project which aims to create thousands of jobs in the hope of reducing poverty and economic grievances among youth in the horn of Africa nation.
Somali Americans divided as FBI informant testifies against friends
Abdirahman Bashir sat alone on the stand and began to cry. His head slumped in his hands, his eyes darting between the floor and the ceiling, he avoided the gaze of the three defendants in court. Young men he had allegedly planned to die with. Men whom he ultimately betrayed.
Kenya: Repatriation of Somali refugees is not reversible, says President
Kenya’s decision to repatriate Somali refugees is irreversible, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Friday.
The President said the repatriation has started and called on the global community to work with Kenya to ensure its succeeds.
Thousands of refugees who have found a safe haven in Winnipeg have Tom Denton to thank.
On Thursday night, some got a chance to do just that when Denton’s lifelong service and commitment to securing sanctuary for refugees from around the world was honoured.
UN’s top court to hear Kenya-Somalia border dispute
THE HAGUE, Netherlands, May 26 – The UN’s top court said Thursday it will hold hearings in September into a maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya which may decide the fate of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves.