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Somalia PM to Help Trace Military Recruits Said to Be Missing

0 Visits: 6151 | Thursday June 24, 2021 - 11:05:02
Following street protests in Mogadishu and elsewhere in Somalia by mothers of army trainees supposedly in Eritrea, as well as criticism from other entities, Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has created a panel to investigate the claims.

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Ethiopians vote in elections overshadowed by crisis and conflict

0 Visits: 6326 | Monday June 21, 2021 - 04:55:19
Ethiopians will vote Monday in national and regional elections announced by the prime minister as proof of his commitment to democracy after decades of repressive rule in Africa's second most populous country.

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Kidnapped Eastleigh woman rescued alive from Kayole house

0 Visits: 6321 | Sunday June 20, 2021 - 16:05:42
A 23 year old woman who was kidnapped by unknown people and a ransom demand of Sh5 million made for her release was Sunday rescued alive. Police and the family of Hafsa Mohamed Lukman said she was found abandoned and locked in a house in Matopeni area, Kayole.

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Ethiopia rejects Arab League resolution on Renaissance Dam

0 Visits: 6475 | Thursday June 17, 2021 - 14:13:33
Ethiopia has rejected an Arab League resolution calling on the United Nations Security Council to intervene in a lingering dispute between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a massive dam Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile, the Nile River's main tributary.

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Ethiopia envoy: Eritrean troops in Tigray will `leave soon'

0 Visits: 6395 | Wednesday June 16, 2021 - 10:37:30
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ethiopia's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that Eritrean troops who have been fighting with his country's forces in a war against the Tigray region's fugitive leaders "will definitely leave soon," a move that would be welcomed by many including the United Nations…

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Turkey condemns suicide blast at Somalia military training center

0 Visits: 6000 | Wednesday June 16, 2021 - 10:35:57
Turkey on Tuesday "strongly" condemned the deadly blast in Somalia which left at least 20 people dead.

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Ten soldiers killed in suicide bomb attack at military base in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 5947 | Tuesday June 15, 2021 - 11:18:28
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a military base in Mogadishu's Wadajir district Tuesday morning killing at least ten soldiers and injuring ten others.

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Somali government files complaint against Kenya to Security Council

0 Visits: 5960 | Tuesday June 15, 2021 - 11:13:30
Somali government has lodged a complaint with the Security Council against the Kenyan government over its shelling of Gedo

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CPC welcomes PM investigation into Somali soldiers trained in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 5758 | Monday June 14, 2021 - 21:42:35
The Council of Presidential Candidates has issued a statement on Monday welcoming the decision by PM Roble to appoint a committee to investigate the condition of Somali troops being trained in Eritrea.

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Puntland sentences 18 Al-Shabaab members to death

0 Visits: 4924 | Monday June 14, 2021 - 21:40:11
The Supreme Court's military government in Galkayo has sentenced 17 men to death. The court also sentenced 18-year-old Abdirizak Ahmed Burale to life in prison, according to a court ruling.

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Edmonton police investigating attack on a Black Muslim woman wearing a hijab

0 Visits: 4299 | Monday June 14, 2021 - 11:00:20
Edmonton Police are investigating a report that a Somali Canadian woman who was wearing a hijab was attacked Friday night, the latest in a series of attacks on Black and racialized Muslim women in recent months

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Four killed in attacks in Dhusamareb, Abudwaq

0 Visits: 3760 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 02:17:01
Gunmen in the Galmudug state opened fire outside a restaurant on Friday, killing three people and injuring two others.

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Gorgor forces conduct operations in Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 3701 | Sunday June 13, 2021 - 02:14:31
The commander of the Somali National Army (SNA) has said that Gorgor forces have carried out a special operation in Lower Shabelle region.

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NATO chief calls deteriorating security situation in Sahel region 'major concern

0 Visits: 3558 | Saturday June 12, 2021 - 01:05:43
In an interview with Jowharahead of next week's NATO summit, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the deteriorating security situation in Africa's Sahel region, as well as NATO's withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Geostrategic consensus' on China keeps US-UK relationship special

0 Visits: 2869 | Saturday June 12, 2021 - 01:01:12
Joe Biden and Boris Johnson met for the first time on Thursday ahead of the G7 summit, after many media discussions highlighted the White House's concerns about Northern Ireland and the president's past disdain for the prime minister. But as Biden's US prioritizes building an anti-Chinese…

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Somalia kills 19 al-Shabaab terrorists in military operation

0 Visits: 1807 | Friday June 11, 2021 - 14:48:53
The Somali army said it killed 19 al-Shabaab terrorists in an armed fight that took place in Doynunay, the southwestern Bay region.

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Puntland State in Somalia to ban female genital mutilation

0 Visits: 991 | Friday June 11, 2021 - 14:46:21
Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland on Thursday completely banned female genital mutilation (FGM), officials announced.

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Somali parents take to streets over 'missing' army recruits

0 Visits: 976 | Friday June 11, 2021 - 03:21:34
Government denies Somali forces fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region Somali parents Thursday staged a protest in the capital Mogadishu, demanding the government disclose the whereabouts of their sons who were taken to Eritrea for military training. This fresh protest by the parents comes days after…

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PM Roble hears a report from the Electoral Commission Verification Commission

0 Visits: 936 | Friday June 11, 2021 - 01:22:05
His Excellency Mohamed Hussein Roble, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today addressed a special joint sitting of the Electoral Commission (EC) in Mogadishu.

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Russian court bans groups of opposition leaders, Navalny vows not to withdraw

0 Visits: 817 | Thursday June 10, 2021 - 01:57:47
A Moscow court on Wednesday night banned organizations founded by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by labeling them extremists, the latest step in a campaign by the authorities to silence dissent and ban Kremlin critics from running for office. propose to parliament in September.

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