Somali woman elected city council member in Belgium

Photo: Hiiraan A Somali-Belgian woman has won a local city council member post, becoming the first Somali to have been elected to take a political post in Belgium’s history. Sahra Mohamed Khalif, a young aspiring politician from the Belgium Socialist Party (SPA), the country’s oldest political party has been declared as the

Do not interfere in Somali affairs, Qatar tells the world

Qatar has decried foreign interference in Somalia and called on all countries to respect the Horn of Africa nation's sovereignty. Speaking at an international partnership forum on Somalia in Brussels, Belgium, Qatar's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi also called on Somalis to reconcile and rebuild their

Somali partnership forum opens in Brussels

The meeting is a follow up to the earlier conferences in London and Mogadishu, respectively in May and December 2017. Economic recovery The Brussels meeting is focusing on the Horn of Africa country’s security stabilisation, political development, economic recovery and humanitarian issues. The Somali government is expected to report on the development strides

Croatia v England: All the facts you need to know ahead of World Cup clash

England look to reach their first World Cup final since 1966 by defeating Croatia on Wednesday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. On Tuesday, France reached their first World Cup final since 2006 after defeating Belgium 1-0 in St. Petersburg. Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti scored the only goal of the game with a header

Brazil knocked out of the World Cup after defeat to Belgium

Brazil crashed out of the World Cup after losing 2-1 to Belgium in an enthralling quarterfinal in Kazan. A Fernandinho own goal and Kevin De Bruyne's wonderstrike saw Belgium take a commanding and deserved half-time lead. But the five time champions battled back in the second period as it sought to salvage

2018 World Cup: Belgium fight back and grab victory from Japan

Belgium came from 0-2 down to seal a 3-2 win with the final kick of the game, sending a heartbroken Japan out of the World Cup in a thrilling last-16 encounter. The game looked to go to extra time with the score level at 2-2 after Belgium had hauled themselves back

Somali premier travels to Brussels for security summit

Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Kheyre has travelled to Brussels for a high-level meeting with donors and international partners. The meeting will focus on security and strengthening of the national army and cementing ties between the central and regional governments. Each regional administration has its own army while the central government runs the