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Oromos planning deadly attack tomorrow (Olf armed paramilitary group +Oromia special Police+heavily armed militias could be attacking groups

0 Visits: 111 | Monday July 16, 2018 - 22:31:16
Oromos planning deadly attack tomorrow (Olf armed paramilitary group +Oromia special Police+heavily armed militias could be attacking groups

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Somali mother first to be sentenced under new law in Switzerland for genital mutilation of daughters

0 Visits: 71 | Monday July 16, 2018 - 18:12:09
A court in Neuchâtel last week found a Somali mother guilty of submitting her two daughters to female genital mutilation in a landmark case in the Alpine nation. It was the first ever such sentence in Switzerland, where female genital mutilation was made a crime in 2011 under Article 124. The young…

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Somaliland Farmers Distressed By Insects Destroying Crops In Salahley

0 Visits: 36 | Monday July 16, 2018 - 18:11:14
Harvests from 550 farms in Salahley, 80 km south of Somaliland's capital Hargeisa, have been destroyed by pests. The crops were planted in April and May when the Gu seasonal rains resumed in Salahley, after the long period of drought. Mustafe Abdiqadir, an expert working with a German international…

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Eritrea reopens embassy in Addis Ababa in fresh sign of thaw with Ethiopia

0 Visits: 39 | Monday July 16, 2018 - 18:10:17
Eritrea reopened its embassy in Ethiopia on Monday in further evidence of a rapid thaw between two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over a border war in which tens of thousands died. Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki…

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Deepening Military Ties Solidify China's Ambitions in Africa

0 Visits: 30 | Monday July 16, 2018 - 18:09:21
In late June, top military officials from Mali, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and dozens of other African countries gathered to discuss defense strategies and security threats. The meeting didn't take place in a major African city, but thousands of kilometers away, in Beijing, China. The occasion was…

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Obama to attend his sister's event in Kenya before heading to South Africa

0 Visits: 126 | Sunday July 15, 2018 - 23:15:24
Former President Barack Obama is visiting his father's homeland of Kenya before heading to South Africa, where he'll take part in events honoring Nelson Mandela's birthday. Obama meets Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, and opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday before attending the…

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Senior Somali Commander of terror group Killed in Syria

0 Visits: 62 | Sunday July 15, 2018 - 23:14:32
Abu Harira Somali, a Somalian commander of Tahrir al-Sham, was gunned down by unidentified assailants on the Idlib-Saraqib road. The sources further pointed to the intensified assassination attempts on the lives of terrorist commanders and tensions among militants, adding that at least four terrorist…

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Deaths As Mogadishu Hit By Twin Explosions

0 Visits: 105 | Sunday July 15, 2018 - 03:28:45
Deaths As Mogadishu Hit By Twin Explosions

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Kenya denies troops involved in sugar, charcoal trade in Somalia

0 Visits: 99 | Sunday July 15, 2018 - 03:12:51
Kenya denies troops involved in sugar, charcoal trade in Somalia

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Eritrea leader visits Ethiopia on Saturday in historic thaw

0 Visits: 72 | Sunday July 15, 2018 - 03:09:43
Eritrea leader visits Ethiopia on Saturday in historic thaw

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Uhuru says mistrust fuelling South Sudan, Somalia strife

0 Visits: 60 | Sunday July 15, 2018 - 03:06:13
Uhuru says mistrust fuelling South Sudan, Somalia strife

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Aid organizations urge swift measures to support displaced Ethiopians

0 Visits: 47 | Saturday July 14, 2018 - 23:46:57
Various international aid organizations have called for swift measures to support internally displaced people in Ethiopia, mainly due to inter-communal clashes over the past few months.

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Kenyans relieved after Wajir and Mandera trend for health, not al Shabaab

0 Visits: 43 | Saturday July 14, 2018 - 23:45:19
Wajir and Mandera trended on Twitter on Friday and it was not because of a terror attack.

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2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia's presidential palace

0 Visits: 80 | Saturday July 14, 2018 - 19:21:36
Two large explosions followed by gunfire were heard Saturday near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital, with police saying two people including an attacker were killed. The midday blasts came a week after a similar attack on the interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine…

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Eritrea president hails unity with Ethiopia on historic visit

0 Visits: 168 | Saturday July 14, 2018 - 19:20:07
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki pledged to resolve his country's dispute with Ethiopia on Saturday in a historic visit to Addis Ababa aimed at cementing peace less than a week after the nations declared an end to their two decades of conflict. Isaias arrived in the Ethiopian capital just five…

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Cameroon army responsible for shocking execution of women, kids – Amnesty

0 Visits: 300 | Friday July 13, 2018 - 14:40:51
Cameroon army responsible for shocking execution of women, kids – Amnesty

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Canada: Ontario going back to old sex-ed curriculum in fall, PCs say

0 Visits: 113 | Thursday July 12, 2018 - 20:39:31
Ontario's education minister says the sex-ed curriculum taught to children in the coming school year will be an older version, not the controversial updated program brought in by the previous government.

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112 Djiboutian soldiers join Rapid Intervention Battalion

0 Visits: 186 | Thursday July 12, 2018 - 12:58:52
One-hundred and twelve Djiboutian soldiers joined the ranks of the Djiboutian Army's Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) following a graduation ceremony on 28 June. During the ceremony, top performing soldiers were recognized, traditional Afar and Somali dances were performed, and the US Combined…

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Trump announces ambassador picks for Somalia, Nicaragua

0 Visits: 132 | Thursday July 12, 2018 - 12:57:43
President Trump on Wednesday announced his ambassador picks for Somalia and Nicaragua, aiming to reduce the number of vacant ambassador positions. Trump nominated Donald Yamamoto to be the ambassador to Somalia and Kevin Sullivan to be the ambassador to Nicaragua. Yamamoto heads the Bureau of African…

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US to cut military aid for Africa's fight against terrorism

0 Visits: 96 | Thursday July 12, 2018 - 12:56:25
The US is set to scale back aid to African military units fighting terrorism, as it realigns its defence strategy to compete with more traditional threats from China and Russia. The shift comes despite a growing terrorist threat on the continent that has led to an increased American presence, resulting…

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