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Three E. African countries elected to International Telecommunications Union

0 Visits: 265 | 09 November, 2018
NAIROBI: Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have been elected to the Council of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

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Farmaajo's Security Adviser warns UN on interfering Internal Affairs

0 Visits: 234 | 08 November, 2018
The Security Adviser of Somalia's President has warned UN Mission in Somalia to interfere local politics as he pointed it is unwelcome in Somalia.

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Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

0 Visits: 160 | 08 November, 2018
All 78 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon were released on Wednesday, but the school principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men, a priest conducting negotiations said.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

0 Visits: 216 | 08 November, 2018
US President Donald Trump forced out Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, less than 24 hours Republican Party lost control of the House of Representatives.

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Sharif Sheikh Adan resigns as S. West president, pulls out of polls race

0 Visits: 247 | 07 November, 2018
Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan has resigned as president of South West state and quit the state presidential race set for November 17 following a fierce political battle with the federal government.

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EU officials hail Trump setback in midterm elections

0 Visits: 260 | 07 November, 2018
The European Union's deputy chief executive hailed Democratic victories in the U.S. midterm elections in comments that took a clear swipe at what he called "rudeness" and "racism" under President Donald Trump.

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Maiden Inter-State Security Council opens in Kismayu

0 Visits: 208 | 07 November, 2018
The inaugural Inter-State Security Council has today opened in Mogadishu presided over by Jubbaland President Ahmed Madobe.

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Ethiopian troops deploy in Sool amid deadly clashes

0 Visits: 298 | 07 November, 2018
Reports from the Sool region indicate that Ethiopian troops have arrived in the region to intervene in the recent clan clashes in the region.

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Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress

0 Visits: 222 | 07 November, 2018
A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress.

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Turkey's Defense Minister to arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 400 | 07 November, 2018
Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is expected to arrive in Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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UNSOM Condemns Unprovoked Shooting on UN Convoy in Galmudug State

0 Visits: 230 | 06 November, 2018
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) condemns the obstruction and attack on a convoy of UN vehicles that occurred along the road between the cities of Galkayo and Adaado in Galmudug state on Saturday, 3 November.

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Uhuru urged to act as cheap fish from Somalia hits local market

0 Visits: 268 | 06 November, 2018
Fishermen in Lamu want the national government to stop traders from Somalia and Tanzania flooding the Kenyan market with their fish.

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AU peacekeeping force to exit Somalia by 2021

0 Visits: 165 | 06 November, 2018
The African Union Mission in Somalia – AMISOM has developed a document that will provide an effective framework for the gradual hand over of security responsibilities to the Somalian security agencies.

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BREAKING THE CEILING: Ilhan Omar's march to Congress as polls open in US

0 Visits: 327 | 06 November, 2018
Ilhan Omar, the once little Somali girl in a refugee camp in Kenya will be leading four other Somali-Americans in the race to elective offices in the US as she trains her eyes in the US Congress where she will be breaking the ceiling as the first hijab wearing Congress Woman in US history.

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CIC welcomes resignation of S. West polls committee

0 Visits: 188 | 06 November, 2018
Federal Member state leaders have welcomed the resignation of South West state presidential electoral committee noting the absence of state MPs could not guarantee a free and fair process.

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Jubbaland administration to restore operations against Al-Shabaab in the region

0 Visits: 217 | 06 November, 2018
Jubbaland administration has announced to focus on joint operations mission of the SNA, Jubbaland forces and AMISOM forces in Jubbaland regions to expand the fight against Al-Shabaab and other security issues in the region.

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Explosion hits AMISOM convoy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 190 | 06 November, 2018
Reports from Ex-control Balcad of Hilwaa district in Mogadishu indicate that there was a landmine explosion targeted on a vehicle belonging to AMISOM convoy passing the area.

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Muslim states pan Brazil for pledging Jerusalem embassy move

0 Visits: 270 | 05 November, 2018
The world's largest organization of Muslim states this week condemned the plan of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil president, to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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AU, UN envoys wrap up talks with federal state leaders

0 Visits: 401 | 05 November, 2018
UN envoy to Somalia Nicholas Haysom and his AU counterpart Francisco today concluded their whirlwind tours across the country by meeting Galmudug state president Ahmed Haaf.

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U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with a resumption of sanctions

0 Visits: 284 | 05 November, 2018
The United States reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its missile and nuclear programs and counter its growing military and political influence in the Middle East.

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