Daily Archives: August 30, 2014

Dangerous work as taxmen return to Somalia

Aljazeera — Taxmen have returned to work for the first time in decades in the Somali capital Mogadishu.The Federal Government has decided to collect taxes from market traders as it tries to re-establish its authority in city.But dozens of collectors … read more »

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Somalia asks UN court to set maritime boundary

AP – THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Somalia has asked the United Nations’ highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya. Somalia filed the case Thursday with the International Court of Justice, … read more »

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Norway: Mohammed most common name in Oslo

BBC — Mohammed is now the most common name for men in Norway’s capital city Oslo, it appears. “It is very exciting,” Jorgen Ouren of Statistics Norway tells The Local news website. A recent count of the city’s population showed … read more »

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VIDEO: Somali Army and AMISOM capture Buulo Mareer

The Somali National Army together with the African Union Mission in Somalia have launched a joint military offensive, dislodging the al Shabaab from the town of BuuloMareer. The town is located approximately 150 km South of the Capital Mogadishu in … read more »

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