CIA officer killed in combat in Somalia

Thursday November 26, 2020 "By Jim Sciutto"(CNN)—A CIA officer was killed in Somalia last weekend, according to a former senior administration official with knowledge of the matter....

Model Halima Aden quits fashion shows over religious beliefs

Thursday November 26, 2020" By Yasmin Khatun Dewan : The model Halima Aden has said she is quitting runway shows because working in fashion has forced her to compromise...

Sudan’s former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies from coronavirus in UAE

Thursday November 26, 2020 " Leading Sudanese politician and former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi died from a coronavirus infection three weeks after being hospitalised in...

Ethiopian leader says assault on rebel bastion in Tigray ready to...

Thursday November 26, 2020 "Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced Thursday that the final operation to take the capital of the rebellious Tigray province...

Somali presidential candidates demand resignation of spy chief over ‘elections meddling’

Thursday November 26, 2020 "MOGADISHU (RBB NEWS) -  Over a dozen candidates in Somalia have demanded the resignation of the country’s intelligence head Fahad Yasin,...

Meru miraa traders count losses as Somalia digs in

Tuesday November 24, 2020 "Miraa traders in Kenya and Somalia have gone back to the drawing board after Mogadishu intensified its crackdown on Kenyan...

Political consensus in Somalia must be “preserved and indeed deepened,” says...

Tuesday November 24, 2020 "With elections approaching, I underscore my previous calls for the protection of political space, for tolerance of divergent opinions, for respect...

Ethiopia’s NSA chief meets with President Farmajo in Mogadishu

Mogadishu (RBB NEWS) - As the military conflict in Tigray between the Ethiopian and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) continues to intensify, A...

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Debretsion Gebremichael, the man at the heart of...

Sunday November 22, 2020 "A former guerrilla fighter who used to jam the communication network of Ethiopian troops, Debretsion Gebremichael is now leading the...

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud: Fahad Yasin is destroying Somali politics

Sunday November 22,2020 "Mogadishu (RBB NEWS) - Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud went into a stinging tirade against the Director of the nation's...

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7 killed, ten injured in suicide bomber attack at popular Mogadishu ice cream parlour

Mogadishu (RBB NEWS) - At least seven people have been killed and ten others injured in a suicide bomb attack at a busy restaurant...

James Swan: Has the UN failed Somalia? “WATCH

Saturday November 28, 2020 "UNSOM’s chief discusses if the conflict in Somalia is the United Nation’s biggest diplomatic failure. The United Nations has played a...

Ethiopian forces to take Tigray’s capital ‘in a few days’: Army

Saturday November 28, 2020 "Ethiopian forces will take control of the Tigray region’s capital in the coming days, the military said late on Friday,...