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From Williamsville South to the diplomatic mission of a lifetime, Schwartz tackles challenge of Somalia
The first U.S. ambassador to Somalia since the “Black Hawk Down” incident got his start in world affairs by staring at a map of Africa in a classroom at Williamsville South High School.
Al Shabaab retakes town after SNA, AU troops exit
Hundreds of gun-toting Al Shabaab fighters in pick-ups have entered peacefully in Goof-Gadud area, located some 3oKm north of Baidoa on Sunday after SNA and AMISOM troops withdrew the town.
One dead, Two injured as KDF jets bomb Somali town
At least one person was killed, and Two others were wounded when Kenyan military warplanes have bombed a village near Somali border with Kenya on Monday.
Displacement, terrorism and FGM in Somalia
Somalia's current political and security crisis is no longer just affecting its own population. After a civil war that lasted for 25 years, the domestic failure to deal with the al Qaeda-linked militant group al-Shabab is spreading to neighboring states like Kenya and Ethiopia.
Muslims bring new meaning to breaking of fast
As the sun sets over the Sudanese village of Al-Nuba, Mr Ibrahim Abdelrahim rolls out carpets by the side of the Khartoum highway and his friends line them with plates of food.
Paralyzing injury, language barrier, doesn't stop Dalmar Jimale
When Dalmar Jimale walked across the stage on June 10, using a walker to get his Lewiston High School diploma, he received a standing ovation.
Somali lawmaker among those killed in Mogadishu Hotel attack
The State Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office for Environment, Buri Mohamed Hamza, is confirmed to have been a victim of the violent terrorist attack on Nasa Hablod hotel by AlShabaab yesterday.
The British are frantically Googling what the E.U. is, hours after voting to leave it
The whole world is reeling after a milestone referendum in Britain to leave the European Union.
And although leaders of the campaign to exit Europe are crowing over their victory, it seems many Britons may not even know what they had actually voted for.
Cab driver from Somalia paralyzed in shooting
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Community activist Chris 2X said a Yellow Cab driver who was shot in Louisville’s Parkland neighborhood is paralyzed.
UN to offer 1.9 mln USD to curb cholera outbreak in Somalia
The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will release 1.9 million U.S. dollars to help contain the outbreak of cholera in Somalia.
Officials: U.S. Report Will Say Drones Have Only Killed 100 Civilians
The Obama administration is preparing to announce as early as next week that it believes around 100 civilians have died in nearly 500 U.S. drone strikes since 2009, U.S. officials tell NBC News.
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