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US President Barack Obama has criticises the US Senate’s decision

By   /  September 29, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen US President Barack Obama has criticised the US Senate’s decision to reject his veto of legislation allowing relative of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government. Mr Obama described the move overturning his veto as a “mistake” and “basically a political vote”. He also criticised some senators – although not by name – for […]

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Kenya and Jordan in Joint Anti-Terror War

By   /  September 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen President Uhuru Kenyatta and King Abdullah II have said Kenya and Jordan will forge stronger military ties to combat emerging security threats. The two leaders made the commitment in Nairobi where King Abdullah joined the Kenyan leader to witness joint exercises conducted by elite units from the Kenya Defence Forces and the Royal Jordanian […]

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UN fears ‘manipulation’ as Somalia delays elections

By   /  September 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the murder of a Somali Journalist in Mogadishu on Tuesday 27th of September 2016, the latest in a series of attacks against the press in Somalia. The incident happened around 6:10 PM local time, when armed men with pistols shot Abdiaziz […]

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Clinton stays calm while Trump loses cool during first presidential debate

By   /  September 27, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Clinton repeatedly puts Trump on defensive, accusing him of perpetrating a ‘racist lie’ with birther movement and ‘stiffing thousands’ of blue-collar workers Donald Trump’s freewheeling approach spun wildly out of control in the first presidential debate as he was forced on the defensive during a chaotic clash with Hillary Clinton. Goaded by Clinton and […]

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£100m of UK aid budget to be spent controlling immigration from Africa

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  1 Comment

Listen More than £100m of the UK aid budget will be spent on returning Somali refugees to the country they fled and encouraging people escaping war zones not to cross the Mediterranean under plans outlined by Theresa May in New York. The prime minister used her maiden speech at the United Nations to expand on […]

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid Al-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice), culminating the annual migration of millions of Muslims to Hajj. The Hajj pilgrimage is one of the five main pillars of Islam and must be performed at least once by every able-bodied Muslim. The holiday which marks Ibrahim’s (Abraham) willingness to sacrifice his son […]

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US marks 15th anniversary of 9/11 Al-Qaeda terror attacks

By   /  September 11, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen The United States marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Sunday with solemn services to commemorate the victims of the deadliest terror strikes on US soil, which changed the world forever. Nearly 3,000 people were killed on September 11, 2001 when 19 Al-Qaeda suicide bombers hijacked four passenger jets, crashing them into the […]

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Feyisa Lilesa: Ethiopian protest runner lands in the US

By   /  September 10, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Ethiopian Olympian Feyisa Lilesa, who said he wanted to seek asylum after making an anti-government gesture in Rio, has arrived in the US. The marathon runner crossed the line in second place with his arms above his head in solidarity with Oromo activists who are staging protests in Ethiopia. He repeated the gesture later […]

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US pledges to help bring Turkey coup plotters to justice as G20 opens

By   /  September 4, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen The US is committed to bringing the perpetrators of the attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to justice, President Barack Obama said Sunday, as the two leaders met during the official opening of the G20 summit in Hangzhou. Ankara accuses US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of being behind the July uprising. At talks […]

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Kenya

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen The 32-year-old Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist announced his arrival via his Facebook page where he pointed out that his mission is to meet with Kenyan entrepreneurs and developers and learn about mobile money. The post read: “Just landed in Nairobi! I’m here to meet with entrepreneurs and developers, and to learn about mobile money […]

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