Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

Somali Government Blocks Ex-Militant from Seeking Political Office

The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab will not be allowed to run for the presidency of the country’s South West regional state, the Somali government said Friday.

A statement by the internal security ministry said Mukhtar …

Somali Government Blocks Ex-Militant from Seeking Political Office

The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab will not be allowed to run for the presidency of the country’s South West regional state, the Somali government said Friday.

A statement by the internal security ministry said Mukhtar …

US First Lady Visits Kenyan Orphans and Elephants

U.S. first lady Melania Trump Friday visited two Kenyan orphanages — one for children, one for elephants — as she neared the end of a week-long tour of Africa.

Trump stopped by the elephant orphanage on a visit to Nairobi …