Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu

A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40.   It happened during Friday prayers as the building, in the capital Mogadishu, was packed with worshippers.   Hundreds of people are reported to have been inside the building when it collapsed and some are still believed to be trapped under the rubble.   An engineer on the refurbishment…

Historic May Day being observed countrywide

Historic May Day is being observed in the country today like elsewhere in the world.   The day is observed across the world every year since 1886 commemorating the supreme sacrifices of the workers at Hay Market, Chicago, in…

12 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain. At least 12 people were confirmed dead.   President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the site of Friday night's disaster and ordered the arrest of the owners of the building, which had been condemned by the authorities.  …

Iraq Shia protesters camp out in Green Zone after storming

Supporters of a powerful Shia Muslim cleric have set up camp outside parliament in Baghdad, after thousands stormed the Green Zone secure area.   For the first time in weeks of protests they broke into the area, home to embassies and government buildings. A state of emergency has been declared.   Security forces used tear gas and fired shots but there was no major violence.…

Construction goes on at good pace

Construction goes on at good pace

Massive earthwork of embankment is going on in full swing marking a good progress in the construction…

Turag grabbing, pollution continue unabated

Turag grabbing, pollution continue unabated

The Turag is virtually on its deathbed as land grabbers are employing different tactics to grab the…

Loadshedding cripples life

Loadshedding cripples life

Amid rising heat wave across the country, the power crisis has turned for the worse since April 20 and…


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