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Somalia voices support to Turkey's Afrin campaign

0 Visits: 193 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 18:26:16
Ethiopia - Somalia on Friday expressed its support for Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin.

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Raila oath will show world that Africa is a shithole, says Alfred Mutua

0 Visits: 139 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 18:25:25
Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has disparaged Nasa leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka's planned swearing in.

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Blind Somali pianist opens music school for the disabled

0 Visits: 138 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 18:24:27
Mubarak Farah was eight years old when he began teaching himself to play the piano. A refugee who came to Ottawa with his family when he was three, Farah listened to the Somali folk music played from his family's cassettes, matching the notes on his keys and eventually figuring out the chords being…

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Record-breaking Ethiopians take first 10 spots in Dubai Marathon

0 Visits: 103 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 18:23:36
Ethiopia's Mosinet Geremew set a new Dubai Marathon record when he sprinted clear from a large group of his compatriots to claim victory in the 10th fastest time over the distance on Friday.

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Human rights official wants KDF withdrawn from Somalia

0 Visits: 77 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 18:22:49
Human rights organization in Mombasa has called for withdrawal of Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) from Somalia

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Somalia's foreign Minister meets his Ethiopian counterpart in Addis Ababa

0 Visits: 112 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 18:22:11
Somalia's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ahmed Isse Awad on Thursday met with his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh Gebeyehu in the Ethiopian capital

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Keating: Despite "turbulent politics"; tangible progress has been made

0 Visits: 248 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:14:35
The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General to Somalia, Michael Keating addressed the security council on Wednesday, highlighting Somalia's progress despite terrorism, the risk of famine and a stormy political climate.

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Somalia set to establish regulatory body for telecom industry

0 Visits: 155 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:13:44
The Somali government said on Wednesday it will establish the first-ever ICT body, the National Communications Authority (NCA), to help regulate the country's telecommunication sector.

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Trump warns Erdogan to avoid clash between U.S., Turkish forces

0 Visits: 224 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:12:44
U.S. President Donald Trump urged Turkey on Wednesday to curtail its military operation in Syria and warned it not to bring U.S. and Turkish forces into conflict, but a Turkish source said a White House readout did not accurately reflect the conversation.

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Nauru refugees petition Australia

0 Visits: 106 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:11:49
About 500 refugees detained by Australia on Nauru have signed a petition demanding they be moved to Australia and New Zealand.

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A bitter rivalry between Arab states is spilling into Africa

0 Visits: 151 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:10:52
Several countries have been dragged into the fray

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Somali forces kill young boys in anti-Shahab operation

0 Visits: 104 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:09:54
US forces operating in Somalia took part in a mission in which their Somali counterparts killed fighters who appeared to be under 18, the US military's Africa Command said Wednesday.

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Kenya's Oscar nominee Watu Wote: All Of Us premieres

0 Visits: 151 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 11:09:00
It has got the makings of a Hollywood thriller.

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Somalia lures defectors in new push against insurgents

0 Visits: 136 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 18:00:46
As an undercover operative for Somalia's al Shabaab militia, Nasteh spied on the insurgent group's senior commanders to ensure their loyalty and planned bombings and assassinations in government-controlled territory.

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Three militants killed in Al-Shabaab attack on AMISOM base Buloburde

0 Visits: 117 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 17:59:52
Three Al-Shabaab Islamist militants in Buloburde town last night after the militants raided AMISOM base, a district official said Wednesday.

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Kenyan short film on Mandera bus attack nominated for an Oscar

0 Visits: 148 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 17:58:41
Kenyan film "Watu Wote" - all of us - has been nominated for an Oscar award for best live action short film.

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President Farmaajo concludes his inaugural tour to Puntland and Galmudug

0 Visits: 190 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 17:57:35
With a historic visit to the coastal town of Hobyo in Mudug region, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmaajo' two-week tour to Puntland and Galmudug drew to a close.

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Somalia reiterates appeal to lift arms embargo

0 Visits: 112 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 17:56:20
Somalia has appealed to the United Nations and the United States to lift the arms embargo they imposed during the civil war.

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Al-Shabaab fires motor shells on AMISOM bases in Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 87 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 17:55:27
Al-Shabaab militants fired motor shells on military bases manned by African Union troops in Lower Shabelle region. The attacks which happened simultaneously on Tuesday night at AMISOM bases and Golweyn localities.

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Fight against corruption to take center stage at AU summit: Ethiopia FM

0 Visits: 84 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 17:54:22
The fight against corruption will be a central theme of the ongoing 30th AU Summit which is being held in Addis Ababa, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday.

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