ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Obama twice called the government ofEthiopia “democratically elected” on Monday as he stood by the country’s prime minister, two months after elections that handed every seat in Parliament to the governing party and its allies.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ----Somalia’s government has identified the suspect who carried out a truck suicide bombing on an upscale hotel in the Somali capital that killed at least 20 people on Sunday as a naturalized Somali-German.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ---A suicide car bomber killed at least 20 people when he rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into the wall of the hotel, police said.
MOGADISHU (HOL) ---A Somali lawmaker was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital Saturday, the latest in series of infrequent attacks targeting the country’s legislative body members, officials said.
U.S. President Barack Obama has begun a two-country tour of Africa focused on deepening economic and security partnerships with the continent and its people after landing Friday in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.
As President Barack Obama returns to Africa this week, his major initiative to help the continent double access to electricity is in jeopardy, undermined by Congress. Of the $7 billion that Obama set aside for.....
MOGADISHU (HOL) ----An alliance of Somali troops and African Union forces have overrun a key rebel stronghold in southwestern Somalia Wednesday, in a new setback for the Al-Qaeda linked group which faces multi-pronged offensive across Somalia.