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KENYA: Man seeking routes to Somalia depressed, police say

0 Visits: 254 | Tuesday March 12, 2019 - 02:28:59
Waagacusub.com- A Mandera law court has released a suspected Al-Shabaab spy on Monday over lack of evidence. Mr Backstone Agaro,53, who was charged before senior resident magistrate Duncan Mtai was arrested on March 6 after alighting at 10 pm from a bus from Nairobi.

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Ethiopia Airlines crash: All 157 people on plane confirmed dead

0 Visits: 198 | Monday March 11, 2019 - 03:47:29
Waagacusub.com- All 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed this morning are confirmed to have been killed in the tragedy. Flight ET302 came down six minutes after it took off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital city. It was en-route to Nairobi.

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President Museveni vows to withdraw his troops from Somalia

0 Visits: 196 | Monday March 11, 2019 - 03:45:16
Waagacusub.com- President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has threatened to withdraw his country's forces from the peacekeeping mission in Somalia if the United Nations insists on reducing the number of troops on the mission. Due to declining and irregular funding, the UN Security Council, in Resolution…

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THE INTERVIEW: U.S ambassador to Somalia on return to Mogadishu, engagement with Somalia

0 Visits: 234 | Sunday March 10, 2019 - 03:58:47
Waagacusub.com- Q. You have been in office for a couple of months now as the new ambassador to Somalia. What are the key priority areas you have identified and have you addressed any?

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Is Kenya seeking out-of-court settlement on spat with Somalia?

0 Visits: 220 | Sunday March 10, 2019 - 02:16:49
Waagacusub.com- Kenya is reaching out to neighbors and international community to find an amicable solution to the maritime dispute with Somalia.

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Trump revokes Obama rule on reporting drone strike deaths

0 Visits: 176 | Saturday March 09, 2019 - 02:17:19
Waagacusub.com- President Donald Trump has revoked a policy set by his predecessor requiring US intelligence officials to publish the number of civilians killed in drone strikes outside of war zones.

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Rwanda – real equality or gender-washing?

0 Visits: 283 | Saturday March 09, 2019 - 02:14:15
Waagacusub.com- Few countries have more women in politics than Rwanda. They make up 60 percent of the lawmakers, 50 percent of the cabinet and half of the supreme court judges. But how much influence does this translate into.

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Constitutional Affairs Minister Abdi Hosh is dead

0 Visits: 211 | Saturday March 09, 2019 - 02:11:25
Waagacusub.com- Constitutional Affairs Minister Abdurahman Hosh Jibril is dead. The minister who was reportedly undergoing kidney treatment in Dubai passed on Friday.

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Tensions flare as Dems struggle to calm furor over Omar

0 Visits: 288 | Friday March 08, 2019 - 03:02:01
Waagacusub.com- Lawmakers clashed behind closed doors, with some complaining that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team had failed to handle the escalating political crisis.

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Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 244 | Friday March 08, 2019 - 03:00:23
Waagacusub.com- Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Akbar Al Baker, announced seven upcoming additions to its rapidly-growing global network, at the ITB Berlin, the world's largest international travel and tourism trade show.

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Mogadishu says No, Addis, Yes as Nairobi goes mute

0 Visits: 202 | Friday March 08, 2019 - 02:58:41
Waagacusub.com- Villa Somalia maintained no talks on the maritime row between Kenya and Somalia were held Office of the Ethiopian PM said the meeting discussed 'extensively' the cause of the diplomatic row Nairobi went mute

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Car bomb in Somalia's capital kills 2 near president's house

0 Visits: 173 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 14:46:42
Waagacusub.com- A police officer in Somalia says a car bomb blast near a security checkpoint at the presidential palace in the capital killed at least two people.

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Kenya, Somalia to 'work towards peace' in sea border spat

0 Visits: 215 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 21:10:46
Waagacusub.com- In Summary Somalian President Abdullahi Mohamed and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta met in Nairobi to try and resolve a bitter maritime border dispute, with Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed there to moderate. This came after Kenya accused Somalia of selling oil and gas blocks at a London…

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UNBOWED: I will not flee but will rebuild-hotel owner

0 Visits: 181 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 02:08:13
Waagacusub.com- Maka al Mukarama hotel which was within the epicentre of a deadly bombing that left in its wake death and destruction lost property valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars and had two of its staff killed but the owner remains defiant and determined to bounce back.

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Man executed in Gedo region for rape and murder

0 Visits: 271 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 02:06:40
Waagacusub.com- A 32-year-old man convicted of rape and murder was today executed by firing squad in Garbahare in Gedo region. Garbahare district court had sentenced the man to death and today signed off his execution after being found guilty of raping and killing a woman last month.

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Somali Gov't Soldiers Shot Dead Two Civilians In Mogadishu

0 Visits: 211 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:30:11
Waagacusub.com- Somali government soldiers have shot dead a bus driver and a woman from displaced camp in two separate locations in and out of the country's capital, Mogadishu sparking public outcry on Monday.

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Body of Infant Recovered After Deadly Somalia Attack

0 Visits: 183 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:28:17
Waagacusub.com- Somali authorities say the body of a seven month-old boy has been recovered the rubble three days after an al-Shabab attack killed at least 25 people in Mogadishu last Thursday.

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AS attacks in Mogadishu 'to rise' amid allied offensives-report

0 Visits: 169 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:21:31
Waagacusub.com- Increased allied firepower in the regions strangle Al-Shabaab movements in the regions Group adopting urban guerilla warfare in response to US airstrikes Increased attacks in Mogadishu likely as Al-Shabaab decimates ISS

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Police in Mogadishu arrest 3 Al-Shabaab militants

0 Visits: 251 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 02:19:49
Waagacusub.com- Security forces have arrested three Al-Shabaab members said to be behind targeted killings in Mogadishu and its environs. Police revealed the three who were nabbed Monday were responsible for a spate of killings in Wadajir and Darkinley districts in Banaadir region which encompasses…

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UN and Turkey gov't condemn Thursday attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 182 | Monday March 04, 2019 - 02:04:09
Waagacusub.com- The United Nation and Turkey government have condemned the terror attack in Mogadishu-Somalia on Thursday night that killed more than ten people and injured at least more than 20.

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