Category Archives: Business & Finance

Somalia Bans Old Antonov Planes From Its Airspace

The Somali government is banning four types of Antonov airplanes from flying in Somali airspace, citing safety reasons.

The Somali Civil Aviation Author…

Dozens of aid workers, peacekeepers among Ethiopia air crash victims

At least 35 aid workers, peacekeepers, or staff of international organisations are among the 149 passengers who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash � t…

Member of Somalia PM’s Staff Among Dead in Ethiopia Plane Crash

Somali officials and relatives have confirmed that a member of the Somali prime minister’s staff was among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines cr…

Joint AU-UN team arrives in Somalia to review AMISOM’s mandate

Mogadishu A joint delegation from the African Union and the United Nations is in Somalia to assess progress made in implementing the Somalia Transition Pl…

Local NGO risks, White Saviours, and the Sahel’s million new displaced: The Cheat Sheet

Rising conflict and insecurity are accelerating forced displacement across the Sahel, and a new upsurge of violence along the Mali-Niger border has left …

Local NGO risks, White Saviours, and the Sahel’s million new displaced: The Cheat Sheet

Rising conflict and insecurity are accelerating forced displacement across the Sahel, and a new upsurge of violence along the Mali-Niger border has left …

Italy’s Calabria Wants to Welcome Migrants But Now Can’t

CALABRIA, ITALY Local officials and human services workers in the southern Italian region of Calabria say the Italian government’s recently adop…

Ethiopia PM to mediate between Kenya and Somalia

NAIROBI, Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, accompanied his Somalian counterpart Mohamed Farmaajo to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, where t…

Dozens Injured During Refugee Protests in Libyan Detention Center

GENEVA The U.N. refugee agency reports dozens of refugees have been injured during a violent confrontation with guards at a detention center in the Libyan …

EU Faces Security Challenges in Migration Control

MADRID The bombing of a barracks housing 250 Spanish soldiers in Mali was narrowly averted last week when vans containing about a ton of explosives were sto…