Posts Tagged ‘Somalia’

Somalia: Truce May Be Predicated on Creating Sharia Courts

March 1st, 2009 Comments off

President Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed‘s government agreed to a truce with the Hawiye tribe and Islamic militant group, al-Shabab.  One alleged term of the truce is nationwide implementation of sharia courts where Islamic law is to be interpreted strictly and applied to Somalis regardless of their religion or how they practice their religion.


African Nations in Trouble

December 30th, 2008 Comments off

Several African nations are experiencing problems right now. Below I’ve compiled a list with some explanation of what’s happening and links to find out more.  I’ve listed the nations in a north-to-south, west-to-east (or left to right) order.