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Graham vows probe after McCabe interview on Trump

0 Visits: 66 | 18 February, 2019
The chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has vowed to investigate allegations that top FBI and justice department officials discussed ways to remove President Trump from office.

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South Sudan minister arrested in anti-shisha operation in Kampala

0 Visits: 177 | 07 January, 2019
At least 17 people, including a South Sudan government official, were arrested in bars and detained on Saturday on allegations of smoking tobacco in public places.

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US attacks on Somalia's al-Shabab increase under Trump

0 Visits: 208 | 07 January, 2019
Donald Trump's presidency has coincided with a sharp rise in US-led airstrikes in Somalia and the trend is set to continue in 2019.

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USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi died in Yemen air strike

0 Visits: 179 | 07 January, 2019
Jamal al-Badawi, the al-Qaeda militant behind the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, died in a US air strike, President Donald Trump has confirmed.

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UN Investigating Expulsion of Ambassador From Somalia - Spokesman

0 Visits: 207 | 04 January, 2019
The United Nations is looking into the expulsion of UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Haysom from Mogadishu, UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq said in a press briefing on Wednesday.

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Somalia and ousted UN envoy face off at Security Council

0 Visits: 169 | 04 January, 2019
In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, Nicholas Haysom, then the top UN envoy in Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference in Kabul. Somalia's government on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 ordered Nicholas Haysom, the United Nations envoy to Somalia, to leave amid questions over the arrest of the…

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Car bomb kills at least five people in Somali capital

0 Visits: 239 | 22 December, 2018
At least five people were killed and four wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Somali capital on Saturday, a police officer said.

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NUSOJ mourns the death of a Journalist killed in Mogadishu twin blasts

0 Visits: 246 | 22 December, 2018
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) mourns the loss of veteran journalist Awil Dahir Salad, who died in Mogadishu on Saturday morning December 22, 2018.

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Al-Shabaab vows to destroy pro-Islamic State group

0 Visits: 370 | 21 December, 2018
The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab militants in Somalia has vowed to destroy pro-Islamic State group in Somalia, calling IS as "disease" and "cancer".

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The 817th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on Somalia

0 Visits: 237 | 21 December, 2018
The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 817th meeting held on 11 December 2018, considered the report of its field mission to Somalia that was undertaken from 26 to 28 November 2018 and adopted the following decision:

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Islamic State battling against Al Shabaab in Somalia?

0 Visits: 261 | 21 December, 2018
On December 16th there were reports coming out of Somalia that Islamic state fighters had clashed with Al Shabaab fighters. The Islamic state news agency,

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Somali MPs aim to impeach president over Ethiopia, Eritrea 'deals'

0 Visits: 368 | 11 December, 2018
An impeachment move brought by lawmakers against Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been rejected by deputy speakers of the country's parliament.

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EU extends Somalia maritime assistance mission

0 Visits: 341 | 11 December, 2018
The Council of the European Union on Monday agreed to extend by two years its anti-piracy assistance mission in Somalia and pledged $75 million in funding for the project.

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Somalia lays out next steps to tackle corruption

0 Visits: 358 | 11 December, 2018
As the world marked International Anti-Corruption Day, the Federal Government of Somalia announced today a series of steps to strengthen its commitment to combat corruption and reinforce transparency in order to build more accountable institutions.

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As Somalis flee to cities, Mogadishu becomes most crowded city in Africa

0 Visits: 343 | 11 December, 2018
Conflict and natural disasters from 2017 – 2018 caused massive displacement to cities – says new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).

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Kenya launches Coast Guard Service

0 Visits: 572 | 19 November, 2018
NAIROBI: President Uhuru Kenyatta will today launch the Coast Guard Service to bolster the country's maritime security at Liwatoni in Mombasa, Kenya's coastal region.

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UPD chairman Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrives in Kismayo

0 Visits: 361 | 19 November, 2018
The chairman of the Union for Peace and Development (UPD) party Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Monday arrived in Kismayu the headquarters of Jubbaland state for a two days visit.

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Jubaland Executed Soldier who previously killed an elder

0 Visits: 401 | 19 November, 2018
Jubaland state of Somalia's Military Court had executed today a soldier who shot dead an elder in late October at Kismayo City.

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Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam dispute: PM

0 Visits: 398 | 19 November, 2018
Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its water supplies.

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Japan to expand SDF base in Djibouti in part to counter China

0 Visits: 427 | 18 November, 2018
The Defense Ministry is moving to expand the Self-Defense Forces' base in the strategically important eastern African nation of Djibouti for a wider range of missions other than anti-piracy operations.

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