Watch Video: Kenya’s Notorious Police Force Shoots First and Investigates Later
Police brutality is a concern everywhere. Think Ferguson, Missouri. But what we found in Nairobi, Kenya, will shock you. Here, the police are known for being trigger-happy and corrupt. More than 170 execution-style shootings have been documented this year alone
The first time Turkey sent an official on the level of prime minister to Somalia -- which had been internationally isolated since 1991 and devoid of any sense of state authority since 1995 -- was with then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit on Aug. 19, 2011, which revived a country many thought had effectively died. Hope blossomed anew in Somalia after this visit. In fact, some Somalis referred to what had unfolded as a “miracle of Allah.”
Somalia: Mogadishu Hospital Named After Turkish President
Newly refurbished Digfer hospital in Somali capital Mogadishu is from now on Erdogan general hospital. Digfer hospital which was among the facilities which suffered from the effects of the civil war was modernized into a world class hospital by the Turkish government.
POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Xenophobic tensions likely to dominate news
MONDAY’s appearance before the Protea Magistrate’s Court of a Somali shop owner arrested for the killing of a teenager during an attempted robbery last week in Soweto is expected to draw crowds outside court.