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Tourism returns as Somali piracy drops 40 percent

Decrease in Somali piracy revives regional tourism Tourism returns as Somali piracy drops 40 percent

Piracy off the coast of Somalia has reduced by 40 per cent since the deployment of Kenya forces in the country, spurring tourism growth in the region.

Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage

Explosives thrown into crowds Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

Kenya’s determination to pursue Al Shabab terrorists deep into Somalia and joining AMISOM, the United Nations and African Union peace-keeping mission in that war-torn country, has, in spite of ...

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Mogadishu flight

First major commercial airline flight in 20 years arrives to Mogadishu Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Mogadishu flight

The first major commercial airline flight into Somalia's volatile capital in more than 20 years has touched down safely.

Somalia becoming Islamic terrorism hotspot "Jihadi tourism" booming in Somalia

As international destinations go, Somalia has been off-the-charts for more than two decades.

Consensus builds on total embargo on Somalia and no-fly zone

Two planes bring fresh supplies to terrorists Consensus builds on total embargo on Somalia and no-fly zone

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The news that two plane loads of weaponry and ammunition being offloaded yesterday at the airport of Baidoa in Al Shabab-controlled parts of Somalia has sent a further message to the ...

Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

Fighting Piracy In Somalia Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

The Security Council renewed its call today for tougher anti-piracy measures in Somalia and the wider region, urging all countries to adopt laws and cooperate with international organizations to ...

Second kidnapping of tourist shocks Kenya's tourism sector

Another Foreign Tourist Abducted In Kenya Second kidnapping of tourist shocks Kenya's tourism sector

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

A range of sources in Mombasa and Nairobi report that a second tourist kidnapping has taken place, this time at the Manda Bay Resort near Lamu.

UN: Horn of Africa food crisis remains dire

FAMINE SPREADS IN SOMALIA UN: Horn of Africa food crisis remains dire

The United Nations agricultural agency today called for greater efforts bring the food crisis in the Horn of Africa under control, saying that famine conditions had spread to a sixth area in ...

UN calls for more aid at world’s biggest refugee camp

UN calls for more aid at world’s biggest refugee camp

The United Nations humanitarian chief earlier this week toured the world's largest refugee camp, telling residents of Dadaab in north-eastern Kenya that the international community must do more to ...

UN declares famine in three more areas of Somalia

Famine In Somalia UN declares famine in three more areas of Somalia

The United Nations today declared a famine in three more areas in drought-ravaged Somalia, bringing to five the number of regions in the Horn of Africa country where acute malnutrition and ...

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