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Djibouti plans new container terminal to bolster transport hub aspirations

0 Visits: 440 | Wednesday March 28, 2018 - 21:27:07
ABIDJAN - Djibouti is in talks with French shipping company CMA CGM to develop a new container terminal at an initial cost of $660 million (£465.9 million) as part of the tiny African country's bid to expand into a sea and air transport hub for the continent.

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Bangladesh: Missing Somali students surrender to Dhaka police

1 Visits: 616 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 22:19:41
These students told the police that they went into hiding after not being able to pay their tuition fees

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5 Somali Artists And Writers On How Surveillance Culture Shapes Their Work

0 Visits: 413 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 22:18:40
"Representation is a form of surveillance." These words—said by Martine Syms to Doreen St. Felix in a profile in The New Yorker—have stuck with me for some time because of how apt they are—especially for Somali women, who create on the fringes of both Muslim and black cultural production.…

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Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists

0 Visits: 403 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 22:18:01
Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital, Addis Ababa, with family and friends, a lawyer said Monday.

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Djibouti the latest to fall victim to China's 'debt trap diplomacy'

0 Visits: 491 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 22:16:36
The US has nothing to fear – that's the message broadcast loud and clear by Djibouti's government after its annexation of a key container port in Djibouti City last month.

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Fight against maternal and newborn deaths intensifies in Puntland

0 Visits: 406 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 22:15:59
The Puntland State of Somalia is stepping up the fight against maternal and newborn births with the First Lady Dr. Hodan Said Isse taking lead in her capacity as Puntland's Goodwill Ambassador for the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA).

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We created Jubaland to secure Kenya's borders, DPP nominee tells MPs

0 Visits: 502 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 22:14:59
Kenya's plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010.

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We Will Send Our Fighters To Defend Beled Hawo Alshabaab Says On Border Dispute

0 Visits: 393 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 21:47:43
We Will Send Our Fighters To Defend Beled Hawo Alshabaab Says On Border Dispute

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Refugee resettlements in U.S., Maine plummet under Trump administration

0 Visits: 508 | Monday March 26, 2018 - 22:30:25
Agencies report new arrivals have slowed to a trickle under restrictions that also have stalled reunification of families here with relatives they left behind.

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U.S. House panel to probe China's economic and military footprint in Africa and threat to trade

0 Visits: 412 | Monday March 26, 2018 - 22:29:40
WASHINGTON – U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said his committee will investigate China's efforts to gain military and economic power in Africa.

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Duale changes position on teachers' crisis, hits out at Sossion

0 Visits: 396 | Monday March 26, 2018 - 22:28:59
National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale now says that Northeastern region will not be used as the recruiting ground for non-local teachers.

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Model school opened in Somalia

0 Visits: 436 | Monday March 26, 2018 - 22:28:19
Qatar Charity (QC) has said its office in Somalia has opened a model primary school in the town of Hudur, located in the southwestern Bakool region of Somalia near the border with Ethiopia.

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Confusion Hits Parliament As Deputy Speakers Mudey & Awad Differ Over Jawari Motion Date

0 Visits: 546 | Monday March 26, 2018 - 04:54:23
Confusion Hits Parliament As Deputy Speakers Mudey & Awad Differ Over Jawari Motion Date

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UPDATE: Three dead in large explosion targeting interior ministry

0 Visits: 434 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:26:38
Mogadishu was struck by a large explosion and gunfire on Sunday afternoon near the parliament headquarters, according to police and witnesses. Rescue efforts are underway as volunteers work to save lives. Amin Ambulance is reporting that three people have been killed.

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Military court sentences Al-Shabaab bomb expert to life in prison

0 Visits: 440 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:24:34
One Al-Shabaab militant was sentenced to life in prison on Sunday while two others were condemned to serve ten years jails terms after they were found guilty of being associated with the militant insurgent group.

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DP World Wins 30-Year Concession for Greenfield Port of Banana in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

0 Visits: 541 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:22:54
The initial investment of $350 million will be spread over 24 months and the total project cost of more than $1 billion over four phases will be dependent on market demand for the port, industrial and logistics zone infrastructure

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First non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to Britain lands after 17 hours

0 Visits: 409 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:21:47
Qantas flight QF9 makes history as it arrives at Heathrow, London, after a direct journey from Perth, Western Australia

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Sense of duty' sees Somali refugees head home

0 Visits: 458 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:20:56
From Britain to Canada, people who have spent decades away are bringing their skills to rebuild their country

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Former President reportedly denied US Visa

0 Visits: 448 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:20:08
Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was reportedly denied a U.S. Visa after being booked to speak at two New England area events.

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Meet the child victims of Britain's £6bn weapons deal with Saudi Arabia

0 Visits: 458 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 21:19:21
Around 11m Yemeni children are now victims of bombs sold by the UK Government – while their parents have lost limbs, livelihoods and the hope of ever returning home

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