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By MGoth On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Ethiopia: Shocking Video shows Oromo riot aftermath

By Staff A new Ethiopian raw video is being circulated nationwide depicting the aftermath of the Oromo student protests in Ambo town of Oromia. The independently made video reveals a radically different side More...

berbera riots
By MGoth On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Divided Somaliland and the way out

Bashir Goth The Local Council Elections that were held in Somaliland on 28th November 2012 left behind bitterness, bloodshed and deep divisions between the clans as well as moments of joy and celebration. Although More...

By MGoth On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Somaliland:The ugly face of tribalism reveals itself in the local elections.

The Somaliland local elections have been a far cry from the success that was reported in much of the media. As expected some of the Political Parties which lost out in the race were unhappy with the proceedings More...

Youth groups protest in Berbera over rigged elections threatening security and stability in the region
By Hassan Ali On Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Somaliland: Be warned, I am claiming temporary insanity

It all came as a shocking menace riding the tail of flaming comet when it landed head-on at the very soft belly of what is left of Somaliland’s fragile tribal relations. It had a civilized name on it, but More...

Protests turn violent in Puntland region of Somalia
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, November 23rd, 2012

SOMALIA: Puntland Presidential hopeful warns Farole over violence

Puntland region presidential hopeful Abdirahman Mohamed Hassan has accused the sitting president Abdirahman Farole of carrying out massacre in Gardo. Speaking from the Egyptian capital, Mr. Hassan has voiced concern More...

Puntland President’s visit to Gardo turns Violent
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Somalia: Violence erupts in Puntland over elections

On Friday, the political battle in Puntland turned violent when demonstrates clashed with Presidential guards in Gardo, the provincial capital of Karkaar region. The demonstrators gathered in the Town center and More...

By goth Mohamed On Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Kenyan president visits riot-hit port city

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki arrived in the port city of Mombasa Thursday after days of violence sparked by the killing of a radical Muslim cleric, as authorities insisted security has been restored. Hundreds of More...

Blasts death toll rises as Nigeria descends into chaos
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, January 21st, 2012
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Death toll rises as Nigeria descends into sectarian chaos

Photo: Multiple explosions and gun battles with armed assailants have left the streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano in chaos (AFP) ABUJA — Bomb attacks targeting security forces and gun battles killed More...

Somali journalist killed by man in soldier uniform (Reuters)
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, December 19th, 2011

Somali government should probe journalist’s murder

NEW YORK — Somali authorities must pursue all leads in investigating the murder on Sunday of a broadcast journalist who had reported receiving several recent threats. A gunman in a military uniform shot freelance More...

Soldiers stand next to crude oil reservoir tanks in Unity State
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Thousands flee clashes in south Sudan oil state

JUBA — Thousands of civilians have fled fighting between rebels and south Sudan’s army in oil-producing Unity state, as separate clashes erupted elsewhere in the troubled region on Saturday, officials More...

Galkayo - central Somalia
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, April 17th, 2011

SOMALIA: Suspected sectarian attacks kill 7

LAS ANOD — Seven people were killed and 13 others wounded overnight after gunmen attacked two mosques in Somalia’s central town of Galkayo, officials and witnesses said. The unknown gunmen opened fire More...

ssc, Suleman Ahmed
By Teresa On Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Local Somali draws FBI scrutiny

COLUMBUS — A Columbus man who says he was elected the leader of a region of Somalia in 2009 apparently is the target of a federal terrorism investigation into his activities in that country. If the feds are More...

President Ismael Omar Guelleh
By SomalilandPress On Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Djibouti government condemns ‘violent’ protestors

DJIBOUTI – Djibouti’s interior ministry on Saturday accused opposition demonstrators of violence and vandalism, a day after an unprecedented anti-regime protest ended in clashes with the police. Under More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, January 24th, 2010

NIGERIA: 150 Muslim residents massacred

A US-based rights group has urged Nigeria’s vice-president to order an immediate criminal investigation into “a massacre of at least 150 Muslim residents” of a town in central Nigeria. In a statement, More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

The damaging cost of the political violence in Somaliland

HARGEISA, 16 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – These two last weeks without doubt have been among the most difficult in Somaliland’s short political history. From absolutely nowhere and without any warning More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Somali capital marred by violence