Rogo’s widow charged over Mombasa police station attack
Haniya Said Sagar, the widow of slain muslim cleric Aboud Rogo, on Friday was charged with withholding information that could have prevented the attack at the Mombasa Central Police Station on September 11.
Expectations and reality clash ahead of Somali elections
The goal of Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to have an election based on universal suffrage by 2016 was ambitious at best. Many called it naive. Indeed, at the end of last year, it became clear that ongoing disputes between himself and his prime minister, a sluggish constitutional review process and continued political bickering over representation would put an end to that noble idea.
Charlotte protests diminish early on Friday as family views video
Largely peaceful protests dwindled early on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, as police chose not to enforce a curfew prompted by two nights of riots that engulfed the city after a black man was shot to death by a police officer.
‘Serious concern’ in Somalia as 5 million go hungry, U.N. says
The number of Somalis who do not have enough to eat has risen to five million, or more than four out of ten people, due to poor rains, the United Nations said on Tuesday, with children at the greatest risk of ill-health and death.