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She has worked as a consultant for the Kenyan government and a Dubai-based company establishing baseline fisheries resource statistics off the coast of Kenya and Somalia. She operates a custom boat shop, works on a mystery series and fishes for lobster ...
Most of the Somali pirates used to be subsistence fishermen. Somalia has the longest coastline in Africa, but less than 2% of the land is suitable for farming.
Regional mixed migration summary for September 2016 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen. Terminology: Throughout this report ... An ...

In May, the international maritime bureau warned foreign ships sailing near Somalia's coast to remain vigilant, despite a drop in piracy attacks in the Horn of Africa.
Mogadishu Somalia (Xinhua) -- Renewed fighting between regional forces from Galmudug and Puntland in the central Somali Galkayo town have killed at least 11 people and displaced 50,000 others, the UN humanitarian agency has said. The UN Office ...
Nairobi (Xinhua) -- The UN refugee agency said a total of 26,819 Somali refugees have in principle confirmed their intention to voluntarily return home and are waiting to be facilitated to return to the Horn of Africa nation.
Progress in building a federal state in Somalia, combined with collective international naval efforts and anti-piracy policies from the regional states, such as Puntland, has contributed to the reduction of onshore safe havens for pirates along the ...
Mogadishu Somalia (Xinhua) -- The international community on Friday expressed concern about the renewed fighting between forces from Galmudug and Puntland states in the central Somali town of Galkayo, which has killed at least five people. In a joint ...
... is maintained in the Indian Ocean. On completion of her visit to Mombasa, La Fayette resumed her counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia and the protection of World Food Programme vessels delivering humanitarian aid to the Somali people.
Three members of a Kansas militia group were charged Friday with plotting to bomb an apartment complex that's home to Somali immigrants in the western Kansas meatpacking town of garden City, a thwarted attack prosecutors say was planned for the day ...
It's also found in the Red Sea and along the coasts of Yemen, Somalia, Sri Lanka and the northern Maldives. Energy exploration and fishing gear entanglements are considered to be major threats to the subpopulation of humpback whales.
Mombasa (Xinhua) -- Kenya has announced the deployment of more troops along the Kenya-Somalia border to deal with the Islamic State (IS) and al-Shabaab threats in the country.
Saturday October 15 2016. email print. A photo taken on January 4, 2010 shows an armed Somali pirate keeping vigil on the coastline near Hobyo, northeastern Somalia. AFP | MOHAMED DAHIR ...
Mombasa (EU NAVFOR) -- Operation Atalanta's French warship, La Fayette, has been warmly received into the port of Mombasa. This was the first time an EU Naval Force ship has had the opportunity to visit the Kenyan port in over a year.

Nairobi (Xinhua) -- Majority of Somali refugees at the Dadaab camp in northeast Kenya are not willing to return home, a new report by international medical charity, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) revealed on Thursday.
Mogadishu United States (Xinhua) -- The United States government said it has launched investigations into claims that its forces mistakenly killed 22 Somalia soldiers and injured 16 others in the outskirt of Galkayo town in central Somalia on Sept. 28.
MANDERA (Xinhua) -- Kenya said on Tuesday that it has enhanced security along its Somali border to thwart terror attacks from al-Shabaab militants from Somalia. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told journalists that security agents have ...
The report criticizes the returns process from Dadaab camp to Somalia, as no longer being voluntary, safe or dignified. The Tripartite Agreement for the voluntary return of Somali refugees from Kenya was signed by the Kenyan and Somali governments and ...
Mogadishu Somalia (Xinhua) -- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Monday that it has started the process of compensation of civilians who suffer harms as a direct result of its operations in the country.
Nairobi (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police on Tuesday arrested a British national and two women of Somali origin at a residential estate in Nairobi on suspicion of being al-Shabaab trainers and recruiters.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has urged liners navigating through the Somali coast to continue with counter piracy measures despite a reduction of incidents.
Mogadishu Somalia (Xinhua) -- At least five people were injured on Saturday evening in a mortar attack on a residential area near the airport in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. police officer Ahmed Jama told Xinhua that mortar shells were fired at a ...
OFF Somalia Indian Ocean (EU NAVFOR) -- A team from EUCAP Nestor, led by the recently appointed Head of Mission, Maria-Cristina Stepanescu, have paid a visit to the Operation Atalanta flagship, HNLMS Tromp.
The boats, found on Tuesday, were crammed with migrants from Somalia, Congo, Nigeria and other sub-Saharan countries, he said.
More than 10,000 refugees have been rescued off Libya and Italy in series of operations in the past 48 hours. At least 142,000 migrants have reached Italy since the start of the year and about 3,100 have died making the trip.
United Nations New York (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has announced the appointment of Hubert Price, a retired lieutenant colonel from the United States armed forces, as head of the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) ...
Op Atalanta's Force Commander, Rear Admiral Luyckx said: "The meeting was very useful, with EUCAP Nestor colleagues being briefed on how Op Atalanta warships can support them in training the Somali coast Guard, the Maritime police Unit and other ...
Mogadishu (Xinhua) -- The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) announced Friday the appointment of Kenyan Mohamed Abdi Affey as its special envoy on the Somali refugee situation for an initial duration of six months. UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi Grandi said ...
Mandera on the Somali border has often been targeted by al Shabaab, which says it will continue its campaign of attacks in Kenya until the Kenyan government withdraws its troops from Somalia where they are part of an African force. "We have suffered ...
Mogadishu Somalia (Xinhua) -- The Somali army killed at least 14 al-Shabaab militants, including a senior commander, on Tuesday in an operation in the country's southern region, a senior official said.
Minneapolis (AP) - Residents have barred HBO from filming at a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building for what the company describes as a Somali-American family drama series. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority had provisionally approved the ...
Migrants, who were rescued by the Libyan coastguard after their boat sank off the coastal town of Garabulli, rest east of Tripoli, Libya October 3, 2016.
Garowe, Puntland- Reports emerged that some of Al Shabaab inmates who were apprehended in the battle against the militants group in the Indian Ocean coastal towns in March 2016, are set to be transferred to Mogadishu, Garowe Online reports.
A major rescue operation took place off the Libyan coast and included the rescue dozens of people travelling on a wooden boat that had departed from Sabratha.
A travel advisory appeared in a Kenyan newspaper this week warning Africans visiting the United States to be aware of continued instability and civil unrest in places like Charlotte, North Carolina, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where protests have erupted ...
Nairobi (Xinhua) -- The repatriation of Somali refugees living in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp is being carried out within the confines of international humanitarian law, a Kenyan official said on Monday.
In the absence of an effective security forces, particularly, a Somali coast Guard, which can take over the role presently carried out by the International flotilla.
Somalia experts and officials say upcoming elections face further delays unless the country's seven-member National Leadership Forum (NLF) takes action.
MOGADISHU Somalia (Xinhua) -- At least four people were killed and several others injured as an explosion hit a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said. police officer Abdishakur Farah told Xinhua at the scene that a car ...
Kenya on Saturday has extended indefinitely the amnesty period offered to youths who are considered to have been lured and radicalized to join the Somalia-based al-Shabaab militant group after being promised financial support. Coast regional ...
police said the Jolly Trolley vehicle, carrying 22 passengers for a wedding party, overturned around 4:40 p.m. along Coastal Highway (Route 1), according to Delaware state police. The van towing it did not overturn. At least 12 passengers were taken to ...
The base, which is expected to be operational soon, will host Turkish military officers to train Somali troops against the terrorist organization.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt - As a fishing trawler packed with hundreds of people flipped and sank off the coast of Egypt last week, Somali Abshiro* suddenly found herself in the water as those drowning clawed at her life jacket. "I have been fighting for my ...
Nairobi (Xinhua) -- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday the number of Somali refugees voluntarily repatriated from the Dadaab camp in northwest Kenya had reached 30,349 since December 2014.
KAMPALA Uganda (Xinhua) -- Ugandan military on Wednesday said appropriate action will be taken to ensure the release of one of its soldiers captured by Somali militants in Somalia capital Mogadishu last year. Military spokesperson, Lt. Col.
A section of the Somali community living at the Coast has denied media reports that indicated that they have backed certain political parties, terming the allegations as untrue.







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