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Worsening drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle of Ethiopia

0 Visits: 127 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 22:25:39
ETHIOPIA: Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia's government and aid agencies hope will blunt the worsening toll of repeated droughts.

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Marry two or more women to reduce prostitution among ladies - Magufuli to Tanzanian men

0 Visits: 123 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 22:24:30
Magufuli said a lot of unmarried women are being forced to commit adultery with other people's husbands due to 'lack of men to marry.'

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Somalia given greenlight to respond in border case

0 Visits: 127 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 22:23:08
The International Court of Justice has allowed Somalia to file a response to a case in which it has sued Kenya over a maritime border.

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AU says backs free movement of persons across Africa

0 Visits: 94 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 22:21:57
The African Union supports the free movement of persons in the continent and will continue working with regional economic blocs to achieve the objective, an official said on Monday.

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Envoy hears Somalis' SA experience

0 Visits: 168 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:20:19
As new crises and humanitarian disasters develop, "old ones" tend to move out of the spotlight and become "forgotten".

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Simba Back in CAF Action, Clash With Djibouti Outfit

0 Visits: 171 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:19:22
Dar es Salaam — Simba SC will officially get back to international football today when they take on a Djibouti side, Gendarmerie Nationale FC, at the National Stadium.

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Ismail Rage, disabled by childhood polio, employed by a Mogadishu bank

0 Visits: 136 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:18:34
Ismail Rage has become the first disabled person to get a staff job with a leading bank in Somalia.

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IGAD launches National Consultations on Free Movement of Persons in Mogadiahu

0 Visits: 95 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:17:41
Intergovernmental Authority on Development ( IGAD) on Sunday launched a four-day national consultations workshop on free movement of persons in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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Djibouti's booming nightlife scene — fueled by foreign militaries

0 Visits: 130 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:16:47
At Club Menelik, the buzzing nightclub on the ground floor of the eponymous three-star hotel in the city of Djibouti, the party runs nonstop, even at midnight on a Monday. On the dance floor, men and women, old and young, twirl happily all night long to Nigerian and French pop hits. The regulars are…

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Amman hosts meeting to counter Daesh financing

0 Visits: 116 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:15:26
Jordan hosted on Sunday the 9th meeting of the Counter ISIL (Daesh) Finance Group, which aims to dry up the terror group's sources of funding in preparation for its complete elimination, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Stoked by Social Media from U.S.

0 Visits: 119 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:14:34
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb 11 2018 (IPS) - In Ethiopia social media is a double-edged sword: capable of filling a sore need for more information but also of pushing the country toward even greater calamity.

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Ethiopia Opens Three-Day Talks With Somali Rebels

0 Visits: 92 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:13:42
The first round of three-day talks between Ethiopian officials and representatives from the Ethiopian rebel group of ethnic Somalis, Ogden National Liberation Front (ONLF), began Sunday at a secret location in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

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Canada: Abdi to get emergency hearing

0 Visits: 97 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 20:13:04
The Federal Court has agreed to hold an emergency hearing in the case of Abdoul Abdi, a former child refugee facing deportation to Somalia.

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Somali President to meet with Somaliland leader in Djibouti

0 Visits: 212 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:49:50
Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is scheduled to meet with Somaliland leader, Muse Bihi ahead the resumption of Somalia-Somaliland talks.

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History repeats itself through Kenyatta, Odinga feud

0 Visits: 242 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:49:07
It is a much-storied political dynasty rivalry, but the history of the love-hate relationship between the Kenyatta and Odinga families keeps turning new chapters with the latest instalment playing out in the ongoing political standoff with a remarkable sense of deja vu.

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South African ruling party leaders to meet amid Zuma limbo

0 Visits: 129 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:48:25
A key committee of South Africa's ruling ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday as the nation awaits word on whether President Jacob Zuma will resign soon because of corruption allegations, South African media reported.

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Russian airliner reportedly crashes near Moscow, killing 71 people

0 Visits: 152 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:47:44
A jet operated by Saratov Airlines crashed in the Moscow region on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, according to Russian news agencies.

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Western envoys urge Kenya opposition to recognize Kenyatta

0 Visits: 131 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:41:49
Eleven western envoys, including those from the U.S. and Britain, Sunday urged Kenya's opposition leader to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's legitimately elected leader.

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Somali forces foil al-Shabaab attack near capital

0 Visits: 117 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:41:02
Somali forces repelled an attack by the al-Shabaab militant group near the capital city of Mogadishu Saturday night, local authorities said Sunday.

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Millions of Kenyans saved by US anti-Aids initiative

0 Visits: 101 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 18:40:07
The United States has poured more than $5.5 billion into Kenya over the past 15 years in an effort to control the HIV/Aids epidemic.

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