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Somali President: a political imposter or a misguided leader ?

0 Visits: 1362 | Monday April 24, 2017 - 06:25:10
Waagacusub.net - Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo who was elected by Somali parliament after vote buying is becoming "master of showoff" who ignores the reality on the ground.

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Africa security forum opens in Ethiopia, natural resources tops agenda

0 Visits: 748 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 12:02:59
"The Forum has become a platform to nurture open dialogue on the continent's peace. Unless we manage our natural resources properly, they will become a source of contention," said Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

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KENYA: Militant groups lure youth into terrorism, sex slavery

0 Visits: 653 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 11:59:35
Deputy secretary for Internal security Thomas Sakah last Tuesday said universities had become centres of radicalisation and recruitment by terrorists in Somalia and Syria.

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Duale, Maalim camps clash, several injured

0 Visits: 666 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 11:56:05
Police fired in the air and used tear gas to disperse the fighters that were hurling stones at each other.

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In Somalia, TEDx spreads more than ideas

0 Visits: 618 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 13:17:36
The theme of this year's talk was " Iska Wax U Qabso" when translated it means "Do it for yourself", a message to Somali's to actively get involved to create a better life for themselves and future generations. It emphasizes self-reliance but also cooperation with one another

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Young Somalis raise $5,000 for drought relief at Seattle fundraiser

0 Visits: 870 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 13:14:35
In March, the drought's severity made headlines when more than a hundred people died in just 2 days. In response, the Seattle Somali community organized an emergency fundraiser last month.

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UN food relief agency air-lifts food, medical supplies to 31,000 famine-stricken Somalis

0 Visits: 492 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 13:12:03
The food is meant for the most vulnerable people – particularly children – who are displaced from their homes without access to food or cooking facilities, WFP said.

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Ethiopian withdrawal poses questions for future of Somalia

0 Visits: 575 | Friday April 21, 2017 - 11:29:46
AMISOM should be able to do its mission with its quota of 21,000 – but it's not managing it," says a foreign politico with a multinational political organisation in Addis Ababa, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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Ethiopian States of Oromia and Somali Agree to Resolve Boundary Dispute

0 Visits: 1022 | Friday April 21, 2017 - 11:24:52
By doing so, the states are expected to avoid clashes between residents living around border areas.

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Al-Shabab militants try food to win hearts and minds in Somalia

0 Visits: 595 | Friday April 21, 2017 - 11:21:36
Al-Shabab has taken over parts of southern and central Somalia in order to establish a fundamentalist Islamic state, and has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks around the country.

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Khartoum, Cairo agree to deescalate diplomatic row

0 Visits: 726 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 17:01:16
Speaking at a joint press conference after the meeting, Shokri told reporters that mounting political tensions had led to a "media war that has negatively affected relations between our two countries".

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Kenya-born lawyer confirmed as South Australian senator

0 Visits: 864 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 11:22:31
Gichuhi, from the small Family First party, will now assume office as a representative of South Australia, taking over from her party leader Bob Day whose election was invalidated.

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Ellison Community Forum Widens the Divide Between Community and Law Enforcement

0 Visits: 526 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 11:19:59
Ellison spoke of legislation he has proposed in Congress to reverse executive actions handed down by Trump's White House.

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A tale of two droughts: one killed 260,000 people, the other none. Why?

0 Visits: 606 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 11:17:00
Instead, let's support countries in their efforts to plan ahead and respond through African-owned and led initiatives. Had Somalia been insured, it could have received millions of dollars in immediate aid to combat famine instead of waiting months for international aid to arrive. The cash would…

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Kenya rushes to tap Sh234trn global Halal gold mine

0 Visits: 775 | Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 13:38:18
Others are toiletries and medical devices, travel and tourism, fashion, as well as service sector components such as logistics, marketing, print and electronic media, packaging, branding and financing.

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Somali Group Calling Out Senator For Comments

0 Visits: 1145 | Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 13:32:23
Last week, a Michigan doctor was charged with performing genital female mutilation on two 7-year-old Minnesota girls. And this week, there is a growing number of measles cases in Hennepin County, mostly among Somali Minnesotans.

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Why Somali piracy is staging a comeback

0 Visits: 576 | Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 13:22:24
After a five-year hiatus, hijackers have taken five vessels in the past month

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon titles, but Americans make progress

0 Visits: 852 | Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 10:22:03
They were followed closely by Americans who grabbed two of the top four women's spots and six of the top 10 for men – the first time that's happened since the race went professional in 1986.

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UN, International Community applauds decision to form National Security Council

0 Visits: 726 | Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 10:20:02
President Farmajo will chair the National Security Council.

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Michigan doctor denies genital mutilation; judge keeps her locked up

0 Visits: 674 | Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 10:16:36
"They were the last in a long line of children cut by the defendant," Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara Woodward said of the two girls who were accompanied to the Livonia clinic by their mothers.

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