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Somalia, AU mission plan to set up community radio stations to foster peace

0 Visits: 223 | Saturday May 12, 2018 - 19:01:37
The Somali government and the Africa Union mission (AMISOM) plan to establish communities radio stations in three regional states in June as part of efforts to foster peace in the country, officials said.

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UAE extends military reach in Yemen and Somalia

0 Visits: 240 | Friday May 11, 2018 - 23:17:14
Military transport planes from the United Arab Emirates landed on the sleepy Yemeni island of Socotra last week, unloading tanks and troops as part of the Gulf Arab state's drive to extend its influence over a strategic waterway flanked by war zones.

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Jubaland will not attend the National Constitutional Convention

0 Visits: 335 | Friday May 11, 2018 - 23:16:20
Jubaland Ministry of Justice and Constitutional & Religious Affairs as announced on Friday that it will not be attending the National Constitutional Convention this week

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Kilifi family identifies one soldier killed in Dobley Al Shabaab attack

0 Visits: 275 | Friday May 11, 2018 - 23:15:37
A family in Kambe, Kilifi, has identified one of the Kenyan soldiers killed in an attack by Al Shabaab insurgents in Dobley town of Somalia on Sunday. The family said Henry Matano, 51, was among the 12 soldiers killed in a landmine explosion.

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Zimbabwe: Six envoys present credentials

0 Visits: 244 | Friday May 11, 2018 - 23:14:44
Zimbabwe: Six envoys present credentials

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Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

0 Visits: 354 | Thursday May 10, 2018 - 19:56:57
Persecution and hardship in the Oromia region drives tens of thousands of migrants each year to cross the Red Sea from Djibouti, in a bid to reach the Gulf

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Somaliland: Prosecutions Threaten Free Expression

0 Visits: 345 | Thursday May 10, 2018 - 19:56:05
Repeal Provisions that Criminalize Free Speech

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Nairobi on high alert as new polio virus is discovered in Eastleigh

0 Visits: 307 | Thursday May 10, 2018 - 19:55:20
Nairobi has been put on high alert following the discovery of a new strain of polio.

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Urgent call to help flood-hit Somalia OIC

0 Visits: 299 | Thursday May 10, 2018 - 19:54:37
The OIC General Secretariat calls upon the Member States and their humanitarian organisations to urgently extend immediate assistance to Somalia, which is currently facing devastating floods in the southern parts of the country affected by the heavy rains on the Ethiopian highlands.

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The U.S. is out of the Iran deal. What now?

0 Visits: 313 | Thursday May 10, 2018 - 19:53:36
Many regard the invasion of Iraq as the worst foreign policy move in the history of the American republic. Now we arguably have a competitor.

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Duale hits out at flamboyant city lawyer

0 Visits: 241 | Thursday May 10, 2018 - 19:52:31
GARISSA - National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has lashed out at flamboyant city lawyer Donald Kipkorir following his controversial post about the Somali Community.

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Somalia bans the export of charcoal

0 Visits: 333 | Wednesday May 09, 2018 - 17:12:36
The export of charcoal from Somalia has been banned, both by a 2012 United Nations Security Council resolution and by the Somali Government, due to its destructive effect on the environment and its exacerbation of conflict and humanitarian crises.

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US files complaint against China over Djibouti airbase 'bullying'

0 Visits: 411 | Wednesday May 09, 2018 - 17:11:57
Barely eight months after setting up its first overseas military base in Djibouti, next door to the United States' Camp Lemonnier, Washington says China has started playing dirty, aiming military grade lasers at cockpits of US military aircraft, resulting in "minor eye injuries" to two US…

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Yemeni car traders cash in on the UAE-Japan connection

0 Visits: 430 | Wednesday May 09, 2018 - 17:11:17
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates: Wooden dhows crammed with second-hand Japanese cars have been sailing unhindered into Yemeni ports for the past three years despite rigid wartime controls on imports of aid and other vital supplies. Like many Yemeni traders, Ali al-Mahry jumped at this chance to turn a…

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Analysis: Islamic State ramps up attack claims in Somalia

0 Visits: 352 | Wednesday May 09, 2018 - 17:10:27
Over the last month, the Islamic State has conducted several assassinations inside Somalia, representing an increase in the number of attacks emanating from its fledgling East African affiliate. In four of the five claims since April 15, the assassinations took place in Mogadishu.

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Europe, Iran pledge to uphold pact without United States

0 Visits: 297 | Wednesday May 09, 2018 - 17:09:36
Both Washington's European allies and Tehran pledged on Tuesday to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal despite President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out and reimpose sanctions.

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Ethiopia, Kenya leaders vow to pursue peace in Somalia, South Sudan

0 Visits: 319 | Tuesday May 08, 2018 - 16:07:16
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday concluded a two-day state visit to Kenya during which he held talks with his counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi.

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Australia's refugee deal 'a farce' after US rejects all Iranian and Somali asylum seekers

0 Visits: 351 | Tuesday May 08, 2018 - 16:06:09
Donald Trump's Muslim travel ban is influencing Australia's offshore processing system – with all Iranian and Somali refugees rejected for resettlement in the US.

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Japan and North Korea should talk, South Korea's Moon says

0 Visits: 255 | Tuesday May 08, 2018 - 16:05:29
Japan and North Korea should begin talks to normalise relations between the two countries and contribute to peace and stability in the region, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a Japanese newspaper on Tuesday.

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Toyota returns to Somalia nearly 30 years

0 Visits: 426 | Tuesday May 08, 2018 - 16:04:50
Automotive giant Toyota Motor Corporation has officially resumed its operations in Somalia on Monday after a 27-year hiatus.

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