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Pakistan reportedly shoots down two Indian jets

0 Visits: 386 | Thursday February 28, 2019 - 02:30:02
Waagacusub.com- Pakistan has reportedly shot down two Indian jets, capturing one pilot, amid escalating tension between the two countries. The air raids took place over the disputed territory of Kashmir just one day after India bombed targets in Pakistan, according to BBC.

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US says 4 airstrikes in Somalia kill 2 al-Shabab fighters

0 Visits: 285 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 03:50:56
Waagacusub.com- The United States military says it has killed two al-Shabab extremists in four airstrikes in Somalia. The attacks eliminated checkpoints and facilities used by al-Shabaab to collect taxes to fund their violent campaign in Somalia, said a statement Sunday from the U.S. Africa command.…

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Half a century of neighbourly tiffs: The complex story of Kenya, Somalia

0 Visits: 335 | Monday February 25, 2019 - 03:47:16
Waagacusub.com- The Kenyan delegation trooped to Rome like lambs to the slaughter. The charge sheet had been scripted by a belligerent neighbour and the delegates were not supposed to talk. Like martyrs, Cabinet ministers Tom Mboya, Mbiyu Koinange and James Gichuru walked around Rome, Italy weighed…

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Somali MP Killed in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 374 | Sunday February 24, 2019 - 02:08:24
Waagacusub.com- - Unidentified gunmen have killed a Somali MP in the Somali capital, the latest in string of attacks targeting the country's legislative body members, officials said Saturday. Osman Elmi Boqore was assisinated by two gunmen in Karan district, north of Mogadishu.

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"The Biggest Threat to Press Freedom in Somalia is Not al-Shabab – it's Farmajo's Regime"

0 Visits: 1455 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 01:59:25
Waagacusub.com - Veteran Somali journalist Abdalle Mumin mostly reports on his country from exile in Nairobi, Kenya. When he does go home, about once a month, Mumin keeps his head down and his footprint light. He stays in secure camps inside the "green zone," only travels encircled by private…

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Somalia:The Role of the Media in "the Most Corrupt Country"

0 Visits: 1200 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 01:48:24
Waagacusub.com - Somalia was ranked last out of the 180 countries included in Transparency International's latest Corruption Perceptions Index which draws on surveys and expert assessments to measure public sector corruption. Each country is given a score from zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very…

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New evidence to soften diplomatic row between Kenya, Somalia

0 Visits: 603 | Thursday February 21, 2019 - 02:07:25
Waagacusub.com- Wednesday February 20, 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ADV) – A new evidence in the row between Kenya and Somalia has revealed an interesting twist in favor of Somalia, sources said Wednesday. Kenya's leading Daily Nation reports that the Norwegian consultancy firm that gathered data…

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Burundi calls for urgent summit over Amisom troop's pullout

0 Visits: 365 | Thursday February 21, 2019 - 02:04:31
Waagacusub.com- President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for the African Union to urgently convene a meeting of the countries contributing troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) to review the decision to withdraw its soldiers. The President made the remarks after a closed-door meeting…

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Ethiopian Army Takes Over Western, Central Gondar Security

0 Visits: 435 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 02:13:06
Waagacusub.com- Following the failure of Amhara region's security forces to stabilize the conflicts in western and central Gondar, the Ethiopian Army and Federal Police has taken over the security matters of the two zones. The army and federal police, which as of today is in in control of the two…

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Wadajir party supports FGS decision over Kenya diplomatic dispute

0 Visits: 332 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 02:08:12
Waagacusub.com- Wadajir Party welcomes the federal government of Somalia's decision over the diplomatic conflict between the Kenyan Government and Somalia. On a press statement released by the party today state that wadajir party is in full support with the federal government of Somalia in the protection…

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Kenya miraa traders vow to lose Somalia market

0 Visits: 294 | Tuesday February 19, 2019 - 02:05:30
Waagacusub.com- Miraa farmers vowed to lose 90 per cent of the market if the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia is not resolved. According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Somalia remains Kenya's key miraa market, taking in about 50 tonnes of the commodity daily.

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Kenya:"We're ready to lose Somalia Miraa market"

0 Visits: 1388 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 11:14:59
Waagacusub.com - According to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Somalia remains Kenya's key miraa market, taking in about 50 tonnes of the commodity daily.

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Manchester United 'receive whopping £3.8BN takeover bid' from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman who hopes to tempt Glazers into selling the club before next season

0 Visits: 373 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 02:50:15
Waagacusub.com- Manchester United have received a whopping £3.8BILLION takeover bid from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. The Saudi royal family, who are worth a staggering £850bn, are hoping to tempt United's current owners the Glazers into selling the club before the start of next season.

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Somalia Moves to Calm Diplomatic Tensions With Kenya

0 Visits: 465 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 02:46:41
Waagacusub.com- The Somali government has moved to calm diplomatic tensions following Kenya's decision to recall its ambassador to Mogadishu and instruct Somalia's ambassador to leave Nairobi. The two counties are embroiled in a maritime dispute.

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Kenya Recalls Envoy From Somalia Over Maritime Border Spat

0 Visits: 333 | Sunday February 17, 2019 - 10:36:39
Waagacusub.com - Kenya on Saturday recalled its ambassador from Somalia for "urgent consultations" over a maritime border dispute that involves lucrative offshore oil and gas deposits.

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Breaking News: Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia, orders Somali envoy out

0 Visits: 396 | Sunday February 17, 2019 - 04:28:36
Waagacusub.com- Kenya has recalled its ambassador in Mogadishu and ordered Somali envoy out of the country over alleged auctioning of oil blocs belonging to Kenya. The auction took place in London, United Kingdom, last week, Foreign Affairs PS Macharia Kamau said Saturday. Lieutenant-General (Rtd) Lucas…

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Somali British football trainer returns Mogadishu to train Somali Youth

0 Visits: 1562 | Friday February 15, 2019 - 03:36:54
Waagacusub.com - Mohamed Ahmed Hassan aka Mandeela had lived in Britain for more than 30 years, and was a football trainer in a school that taught the football and body buildings, but now he is back to Mogadishu so that he might help the Somali youth who admire the skills of football who currently play…

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A statue of Emperor Haile Selassie should be demolished as soon as possible. Emperor Haile Selassie was a killer !

0 Visits: 770 | Thursday February 14, 2019 - 17:39:59
Waagacusub.com- Pan-Africanism is an African outlook and is deeply rooted on the identity of Africans as black people because of the dehumanisation by colonisation. This is indeed the bottom line as nobody can be a pan-Africanist disregarding black identity. The record of the ex-emperor of Ethiopia…

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Five killed in a plane crash in Rift valley region Kenya: police

0 Visits: 401 | Thursday February 14, 2019 - 02:41:55
Waagacusub.com- Five people have died after a small plane carrying them from Kenya's Maasai Mara nature reserve crashed in the west of the country, police said Wednesday. "There were five occupants in the plane and they did not survive," said Edward Mwamburi, police chief for the Rift Valley…

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At least one killed, 2 injured in a bomb attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 268 | Thursday February 14, 2019 - 02:39:46
Waagacusub.com- At least one person killed and two others injured in a bomb that was planted in a car at Zoobe area in the capital Mogadishu. The explosion killed a rickshaw driver who was driving alongside the car, and two others sustained minor injuries including the driver of the car that was planted…

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