Somalia's president has appointed a new prime minister – the second prime minister the horn of Africa country has had in 14 months.
The fake sign language interpreter pictured on stage at the Nelson Mandela memorial service gesticulating gibberish – has been identified.
Somalia must protect rape victims and bring attackers to justice, a US official said yesterday, voicing concern at the jail terms given to a woman
Humanitarian agencies paid Somalia's al-Shabab militants for access to areas under their control in the 2011 famine, according to a joint report by two think tanks.
People across the East African region and the world are paying homage to Nelson Mandela,
President Barack Obama publicly explained why he is sticking with his bulky Blackberry—the super-secure device is the only one he is allowed to carry.
Rumours were rife in a Slovakian town this week when a river running through turned bright red.
On Saturday 1 December, an EU Naval Force Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD)
On Monday, Somali lawmakers voted Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon out of office following weeks of disagreement
Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon has lost a vote of confidence in parliament after 13 months in office, in what is seen as a blow to efforts to stabilise the country.
In an overwhelming majority Somali members of parliament have voted against a bid by Prime minister Abdi Farah Shirdon to address the house of Parliament.
Authorities in Mali have arrested the leader of last year's coup, General Amadou Sanogo, and charged him with murder.
A 28-year-old Toronto woman has died less than four months after learning that she had cancer,
The large number of militants defecting from al-Shabaab has prompted Dhusamareb authorities to establish a rehabilitation centre
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has condemned a US air strike that killed a small child and injured two women in the southern province of Helmand.
The Italian Senate has voted to expel ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament with immediate effect over his conviction for tax fraud.
The Afghan president has refused to back down on his decision not to sign a key security deal in a meeting with the US national security adviser.
The four Westgate attackers entered Kenya on foot from Uganda, detectives have established.
A woman has been arrested in Somalia's capital after she alleged in a video interview posted online that she had been raped at gunpoint by colleagues.
Kenyan counter-terrorism officers have been accused of carrying out extra-judicial killings and other abuses in a report by US and Kenyan rights groups.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to 16 Americans, three of them posthumously, in a ceremony at the White House. It was also a day of tributes to John F. Kennedy, slain by an assassin 50 years ago.
Al-Shabaab first mounted a campaign in Barawe in October to scare residents off from using smartphones, warning them that the hi-tech gadgets are tools used "to spy on Muslim people".
It will take at least two years to repair and re-open Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, which sustained serious structural damage during the al-Shabaab terrorist attack in September,
Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf Tuesday (November 19th) signed a $53 million (9.4 billion franc) agreement with Director General