Mo Farah's double Olympic gold brings a much-needed positive image for the Somali people whose name has unfortunately become synonymous with anarchy and lawlessness.
NAIROBI/MOGADISHU (IRIN) - Even before it kicks off in earnest, the assault on Somalia's port city of Kismayo is causing jitters. A preliminary push by UN-backed African Union troops on the last bastion of Somalia’s Al-Shabab insurgency has already added to Somalia’s civilian casualties, and there are fears that more may lie ahead as air....
NAIROBI (AFP) — The United Nations warned Tuesday of an impending assault on the southern Somali port of Kismayo, the largest remaining stronghold of the country's Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents.
NAIROBI (AFP) — Somalia's government must end a wave of assassinations that has struck the volatile capital Mogadishu as leaders jostle for power ahead of elections next week, the AU and UN warned Monday.
Sunday, August 12, 2012 (HOL) - Residents in the port city of Kismayo started consuming hyena meat,after Alshabab militants authorized it.
LONDON — Mo Farah of Britain ran toward the line in the 5,000 meters, a slow start becoming a burning finish at 3.1 miles. His eyes were wide, and his mouth was open, and 80,000 people howled him on toward his second gold medal.