Bandy is not a game that many people know. It is basically ice hockey writ large - played outdoors on a sheet of ice the size of a football pitch, and with a ball not a puck.
Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for setting off two bombs that killed at least 12 people and wounded 37 outside a hotel frequented by government officials and aid workers in Somalia’s capital.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (HOL) -- Somalia's newly appointed prime minister has on Wednesday vowed to build up a strong national army that is capable of defeating the Al Qaeda-linked militants who still control large swaths of the countryside.
A stretch of 5th Street South that sweeps travelers from Interstate 94 into Minneapolis will be redesigned into a walkway that connects downtown with the heavily East African West Bank, Mayor R.T. Rybak said Monday in the last announcement of his 12-year tenure.
The phenomenal growth of Somali businesses in Kenya’s commercial towns and urban centres is an envy to any would-be entrepreneur or business person. From the often frequented restaurants in Nairobi’s Central Business District to well-stocked boutiques their business models have created a massive economic touch....
Omar Mohamad left his war-torn homeland of Somalia when he was about 6. For the next decade, his family lived in a refugee camp in Kenya.Finally, in 2004, he and some family members were resettled in Milwaukee. He remembers it was October and the first time he had worn a jacket.