The Ugandan military is in talks with the African Union (AU) over delays on allowances to its soldiers serving with the AU Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia.
Members of al-Shabab in Somalia who recently pledged allegiance to Islamic State are moving into the capital, Mogadishu, according to a senior intelligence analyst.
MOGADISHU - Somalia lawmaker Aden Ibrahim Dhayow escaped death narrowly on Tuesday evening after gunmen who are believed to be Al-Shabaab militants attacked him in his Mogadishu house and injured five of his security guards.
Al Shabaab insurgents attacked a Somali military base on Tuesday and killed five soldiers in two hours of fierce fighting near the northwestern town of Baidoa, a military officer said.
He says the buses he's assigned to drive are never heated properly, and that he's pressured to rush his routes regardless of traffic or the safety of students, who are always trying to climb over the seats or stick their heads out of windows.
The construction of the 700km Kenya-Somalia border fence to bar unwanted persons from illegally getting into the country will continue as planned.
While the West is fixated with migration to Europe from the developing world, it’s just as common for people looking for fresh opportunities and a better life to journey South-South.