Somalia’s passport is more powerful than those of Ethiopia, Djibouti

Somalia – a country that is slowly recovering from more than two decades of civil war – surprisingly has a better passport than some of its neighbors in the Horn of Africa.

EU’s new approach to curb migration from Horn of Africa is worrying

The humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, in which thousands of migrants have drowned attempting to cross into Europe, highlights the urgency there is to find a solution to tackling certain forms of migration from North Africa and the Middle East.

Can Women Train Their Husbands and Get Men to Do What They Want?

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy There is a nagging question that some women often ask themselves. How do they train their husbands? In a world where the rate of divorce is equal to the rate of marriage, any fresh ideas or techniques that can salvage marriages becomes enticing…. Continue reading…

9 Stunning Photos From The Hajj [+ VIDEO]

More than one million Muslims from around the world are in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam. The pilgrimage is the largest annual gathering in the world. During the course of the Hajj, pilgrims make a lot supplications, prayers and ask Allah for forgiveness. Every able-bodied Muslim who can afford… Continue reading…

Jeffrey Gettleman and Western Media’s Narrow View of Africa

Many foreign writers on Africa are guilty of two extremes – condescension and too much praise, with the former being more dominant. It is easy to see why it is so much simpler to be disdainful. Arrogance does not require mental application. In fact, it shows a certain degree of laziness. All one has to… Continue reading…

EXCLUSIVE: ICC Prosecutor Bensouda Faints As The Terminator Escapes, Frees Jailed Africans

In a bizarre turn of events, the International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda fainted on Monday and was rushed to a hospital in Geneva, Switzerland after word got round that the charismatic leader of the Congolese M23 rebel group Bosco Ntaganda, who had handed himself in to the ICC a few days ago, had… Continue reading…

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