A former Somali army colonel who has been living and working for decades in Northern Virginia had engaged in torture in his homeland and must pay his victim half a million dollars, a jury in Alexandria found Tuesday.
MOGADISHU, May 20 (Reuters) - Somalia passed a petroleum sector law on Monday, paving the way for exploration in its waters that could potentially transform the troubled country's economy if hydrocarbon riches are found.
In a restaurant in Eastleigh, a noisy Nairobi suburb, Shariff Omar, a Kenyan Somali, reaches for a brown folder.
A current truck driver shortage in the U.S. is projected to become only more acute in the years ahead. But now, immigrants from among other places, including Africa, are helping fill the need. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.
Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks.