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Indonesia, Somalia agree to enhance trade ties

0 Visits: 88 | Wednesday April 11, 2018 - 22:40:57
Indonesia and Somalia have agreed to intensify trade ties during a bilateral meeting between Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Somalian Vice Foreign Minister Mukhtar Mahat Da`ud here on Wednesday.

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A first hand account of DP World's Somaliland operations

0 Visits: 138 | Wednesday April 11, 2018 - 22:39:42
DP World's role in two African ports has drawn a lot of attention recently.

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UAE condemns Somali authorities' seizure of private jet, funds.

0 Visits: 184 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 23:05:03
UAE condemns Somali authorities' seizure of private jet, funds.

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UAE denounces Somalia seizure of its plane, cash

0 Visits: 124 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 20:19:05
DUBAI - The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday denounced Somalia's seizure of a civilian aircraft this week and its seizure of money on board, according to a statement on the state news agency WAM.

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UK minister lauds AMISOM for its role in securing Somalia

0 Visits: 143 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 20:18:01
Mogadishu, 10 April 2018 – A visiting UK Minister of State for the Armed Forces Rt. Hon. Mark Lancaster has paid tribute to the AU troops in Somalia for securing the country and reducing the threat of terrorism.

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Somaliland elders approve 'historic' law criminalising rape

0 Visits: 80 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 20:16:36
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rapists in Somaliland face up to 20 years in jail after the break-away conservative Islamic region passed its first law against rape in a drive to combat gender violence, a senior official said on Monday.

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There's nothing 'illegal' about asylum seekers

0 Visits: 131 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 20:15:34
We are concerned about a recent spike in the use of the term "illegal" to characterize asylum seekers crossing the Canada-U.S. border.

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Top 5 interesting facts about the Somali people

0 Visits: 290 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 20:14:42
Do you know the history of Somali people? Well, the Somali people have a lot of history you need to know.

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In rare decision, Minnesota Appeals Court backs firing of police officer

0 Visits: 137 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 20:13:33
Appeals Court upholds Richfield's firing of officer.

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Ethiopian soldier kills pregnant woman in Oromia, tensions up

0 Visits: 187 | Tuesday April 10, 2018 - 00:15:44
Ethiopian soldier kills pregnant woman in Oromia, tensions up

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Somalia parliament speaker quits as Gulf rivalries boil

0 Visits: 150 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 21:04:55
The speaker of Somalia's parliament resigned on Monday after a dispute with President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed that analysts said was fuelled in part by a crisis in the Gulf spilling into the politics of the volatile Horn of Africa nation.

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World Bank releases Doing Business report - Somalia named the most challenging

0 Visits: 112 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 21:03:37
World Finance picks out eight standout countries that have been ranked in the World Bank's Doing Business 2018 report

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Somali school to teach Turkish as part of curriculum

0 Visits: 161 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 21:02:30
Turkey's Yunus Emre Institute behind Turkish language course at school for orphans in Mogadishu

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In Kenyan refugee camp, hope of new life in U.S. fades and suicide rate rises

0 Visits: 104 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 21:01:32
All are items which aid workers say they have confiscated from refugees in the Kakuma camp in northern Kenya in the last few months because of fears they might use them to kill themselves.

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Top Somali politician steps down, avoiding showdown with President

0 Visits: 105 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 21:00:49
The speaker of Somalia's Parliament resigned on Monday ahead of a no-confidence vote, sparing the country a repeat of the armed standoff last week that threatened to descend into violence.

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'Those guys tried to kill me', Anchorage taxi drivers share stories of attack

0 Visits: 168 | Monday April 09, 2018 - 20:59:54
Two taxi assaults within less than a week of each other last month have taxi drivers on edge; at least one cab company changing its policies.

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Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed visits Jijiga on Oromia-Somali peace mission

1 Visits: 481 | Sunday April 08, 2018 - 16:45:57
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed travelled on Saturday to a region where clashes have displaced nearly a million people, his first trip since being sworn in as premier five days ago.

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Survey reveals how Kenyans are ignorant of their human rights

0 Visits: 185 | Sunday April 08, 2018 - 16:43:07
In a country of unprecedented activism seen across social media platforms, most Kenyans are not aware of their human rights.

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How the crisis in the Gulf could spread to East Africa

0 Visits: 143 | Sunday April 08, 2018 - 16:41:26
A crisis in the Gulf has had an unexpected consequence - a rush to build ports all down the Somali coast. But, as Mary Harper writes, some fear it could tear the Horn of Africa apart.

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Etobicoke's Somali community holds meeting to address gun violence

0 Visits: 118 | Sunday April 08, 2018 - 16:40:14
Somali Canadian Forum calls on government, police, the community to help find solution

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