BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Somali woman covered her face and slumped forward, sobbing, as she testified about the last time she saw her 10-year-old son before his body was found gagged and beaten in the basement of their home. Her husband, the boy's stepfather, went on trial Monday for murder.
Nairobi - Mohamed Bashir Sheik has a new reason to hope. The 25-year-old Somali, who came to live at the world's largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, when he was just four, is planning to apply for a place at a university that is due to open next year near to the settlement.
The six Al-Shabaab recruits looked anything but the fighters they claimed they were. They were young, slight in build, shy with forlorn, distant looks in their eyes and seemingly unsure of themselves.
Two blasts rocked Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate last night injuring several people among them the officer in charge of the local police station.
Somalia's new prime minister has pledged to form a competent, trustworthy government ready to work toward developing the country, as it emerges from a United Nations-backed transition plan.