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Day: January 4, 2020

Press Release

Saudi Arabia Extends Visa Policy to Welcome More Visitors from Around the World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ‏The Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH) today announced that visitors can now use existing UK, US, and Schengen area country visas to obtain Saudi Arabia visitor visas at airport arrivals regardless of their citizenship. ‏Visitors intending to benefit from the new regulation must have […]

Legal Matters

AMISOM donates food items to 100 families in Dhobley

Dhobley, 3 January 2020 Kenyan troops serving under the African Union Mission Somalia (AMISOM) have distributed foodstuffs to address the nutritional needs of vulnerable communities living in Dhobley town, southern Somalia.The distribution carried out…

Legal Matters

Lights on IDP camp management

Following the heavy rains in October and November, Somalia currently counts 2.6 million people forced into displacement, adding to the ongoing humanitarian crisis faced in Somaliland. Hundreds of families had to abandon their homes, enduring difficulti…

Health Maintenance Medical and Health

Kenya Says Starts Spraying of Locusts Seen as Threat to Food Security

NAIROBI – Kenya said on Saturday it had started aerial spraying in three counties in the country’s north to try to head off a locust invasion which has already caused extensive damage to farmland in neighboring Somalia and Ethiopia.In a statement, the …

Domestic Affairs

Somali, U.S. forces engage insurgents in support of the Federal Government of Somalia

Mogadishu(SONNA)- On the afternoon of 03 January 2020. The Federal Government of Somalia in coordination with its United States partners conducted an air strike on Al Shabaab combatants who attacked Danab and SNA forces conducting patrols near the town…


As Iran Looks to Hit US Interests, it May Turn to Africa

WASHINGTON – Africa could emerge as a venue for confrontation between the U.S. and Iran as Tehran threatens to retaliate after the U.S. airstrike that killed the Iranian Quds Force commander, General Qassem Soleimani.Iran has sought to increase its inf…