Al-Shabaab victims seek justice, government support
Victims of the harsh punishments al-Shabaab meted out during its rule in some parts of Somalia have asked the government for help as they are still suffering from the ill effects of al-Shabaab's brutal actions.
NAIROBI—A week after schools reopened, teachers in northeastern Kenya have yet to report to work. Instead, over the past few days, more than 300 educators have stormed the Teachers Service Commission offices in this capital city, demanding transfers to schools in parts of the country where al-Shabab terrorists have been active.
Somalis begin 3,862 km journey home from Swaziland by foot
Following their alleged unresolved grievances against the ministry of home affairs, Somali nationals, who have been at loggerheads with government, have since resolved to return to their war-torn country by foot.
Foreign traders in South Africa thank networks for their success
Resentment against foreign shopkeepers runs deep in SA’s townships.
It took only one altercation between a known thief and drug addict, and a Somali shopkeeper in Snake Park, Soweto, last week to ignite mass looting of foreign shops across the township. All that is required is a spark and mobs are ready to pile into foreign shops, loot and sometimes kill their owners.
Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Prophet Mohammad
A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported.