Al Shabab in Somalia

Ist November 2015. The dreaded Al Qaeda affiliate, Al Shabab has once again struck fear in the heart of the Somali people.  They have yet again bombed a popular hotel frequented by government officials in Mogadishu in the early hours of this morning. About 250 people including hotel guests, hotel workers and innocent by-standers have been killed or wounded by these trigger … More Al Shabab in Somalia


Ramadan Kareem, Ramadan Mubarak Something magical is happening this Ramadan.  It’s 30 degrees of sweltering heat outside but I feel neither hungry nor thirsty. This is not like me. On a normal day, I would be starving by this time. I would be grumpy, suffering from caffeine withdrawal and certainly not in a good mood. … More Ramadan