Daily Archives: September 21, 2019

Somali Pirates Free Iranian Hostage Captured in 2015

An Iranian man held by Somali pirates for more than four years was flown to Ethiopia's capital Saturday after his captors released him because he needed urgent medical care.The release of Mohammad Shariff Panahandeh means just three hostages remain in

Somali Pirates Free Iranian Hostage Captured in 2015

An Iranian man held by Somali pirates for more than four years was flown to Ethiopia's capital Saturday after his captors released him because he needed urgent medical care.The release of Mohammad Shariff Panahandeh means just three hostages remain in

Kenya Forest Dwellers Say Government Evictions Leave Several Dead, Injured

Human Rights Watch says Kenyan security agencies have abused and evicted people in Mau forest in an unlawful manner. The rights group said nine people have died, including two children, in the eviction process that began in 2018. The government

‘Welcome Back’: A Reporter’s Fraught Re-Entry to Zimbabwe

The immigration officer lifted his stamp to put the visa into my passport and I heaved a sigh of relief. But then my passport was taken by a smiling woman who asked, "Have you been to Zimbabwe before?"Through questioning she