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2018 African Economic Outlook: African Development Bank makes a compelling case for Africa's industrialization

0 Visits: 98 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 14:32:37
The Bank would organise the Africa Investment Forum on November 7-8, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mobilise funds for infrastructure development, to bridge an estimated funding gap of $130-$170 billion a year ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, -- The President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org),…

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Indian Government releases first Batch of Somali Nationals from its Jails

0 Visits: 332 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 20:53:45
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Indian Government released 15 Somali Nationals, after serving 7 years in Prison and are waiting deportations, the Indian Express reported.

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East Africa Islamic Economy Summit 2018 returns to Nairobi, Kenya

0 Visits: 226 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 21:16:12
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 9, 2018/ -- 'East Africa's fairly developed infrastructure and communication sector, a young educated tech savvy population and their ability to capitalise on technology development provides a great opportunity for the region to lead in the Islamic Finance digital economy'…

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Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election

0 Visits: 228 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 23:32:01
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's National Elections Commission continued tallying votes Wednesday from the West African nation's presidential runoff election between a football star and the vice president who are competing to replace Africa's first female head of state.

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Somalia: IFJ Safety Fund for Somali Journalists stolen, supposed beneficiaries claim

0 Visits: 552 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 21:04:35
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Funds from International Federation of Journalists allocated for the wounded journalists and families of killed journalists on 14 October bombing attack in Mogadishu, have been stolen, would-be beneficiaries claim as reported by Somalia's Dalsan Radio.

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A Somali Journalist who served Over 3 year Jail term in Ethiopian Prison is freed

0 Visits: 275 | Saturday December 16, 2017 - 18:55:58
ADDIS ABABA (Horn Observer) The Ethiopian government released on Friday a Somali Journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey after serving more than three year jail term under Ethiopia's anti-terror law, Somali officials and relatives said.

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UN refugee chief praises Djibouti new refugee laws

0 Visits: 245 | Saturday December 16, 2017 - 17:15:20
ALI ADDEH, Djibouti – Crowds of hundreds of excited refugees welcomed the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi as he arrived at the dusty, remote Ali Addeh refugee camp in the desert of southern Djibouti.

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African Union Commission rejects allegations of human rights violations by AMISOM troops in Somalia

0 Visits: 356 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 17:47:07
Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: The African Union Commission has rejected allegations of human rights violations by AMISOM troops contained in a report launched by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Human Rights and Protection Group (HRPG) and the United Nations High Commission for Human…

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Uganda: Court remands the red pepper directors and editors for two more weeks

0 Visits: 225 | Wednesday December 06, 2017 - 11:18:58
Kampala, 06th/December/2017: The jailed five (5) Red Pepper Directors and three (3) senior Editors have been sent back on remand at Luzira prison for another two weeks until the 19th/ December 2017.

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United States Condemns October 28 Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 465 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 13:15:01
The United States condemns the October 28 terrorist attack in Mogadishu.

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Kenya: Boycott, shooting and tear gas mar Kenya's Presidential election re-run

0 Visits: 479 | Thursday October 26, 2017 - 21:54:25
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan opposition supporters skirmished with police and threw up burning barricades in pockets of the country on Thursday, seeking to derail President Uhuru Kenyatta's likely re-election with a low voter turnout.

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Attacks in Somalia

0 Visits: 503 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 18:26:25
WASHINGTON - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The United States strongly condemns the senseless mass murder that targeted innocent men, women, and children in Mogadishu, Somalia on October 14. The two attacks targeted a public, commercial area of the capital and resulted in the death and injury of hundreds of…

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South Africa condemns deadly Attack on the Somali Capital Mogadishu '

0 Visits: 503 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 22:46:45
The South African government condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack that took place in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Saturday, 14 October 2017, which has resulted in the killing of many people and left others injured, according to a statement issued by the Government of South Africa

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UGANDA: Police quizzes and charges newspaper editors over Presidential Age Limit stories

0 Visits: 668 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 21:23:18
Kampala, 16/ October/2017; Two Ugandan newspaper editors quizzed by the police' Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over age limit budget stories.

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Ethiopia: After Serving two terms, Speaker of the Federal Parliament Resigns

0 Visits: 1142 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 21:29:21
ADDIS ABEBA (Horn Observer) The Speaker of the House of the Peoples' Representatives of Ethiopia, Abadulla Gemeda, resigned, after serving two terms as a speaker, Ethiopian media reports.

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Cartoonist detained in Equatorial Guinea for weeks without charge

0 Visits: 323 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 08:26:36
New York, -Authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately release cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, whom they have held without charge for weeks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Somalia: Somali PM Cuts the Ribbon of the New Turkish Military Academy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 725 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 14:36:51
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Prime Minister of Somalia, Hassan Ali Khaire on Saturday cut the ribbon of the new Turkish military training base in Mogadishu, Officials.

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Somalia PM Meets Chinese Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York

0 Visits: 764 | Friday September 22, 2017 - 00:48:34
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday met with the Chinese Foreign Ministter Wang Yi in New York, on the sides of the UN General Assembly.

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Somalia: Federal Government Hits back Regional States, Reaffirms its Neutrality Decision in Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 585 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 21:35:43
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday reiterating its decision on June 2017 towards the Gulf crisis, following series of statements issued by some federal member states claiming to have sided with Saudi Alliance over Qatar.

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Somalia Prime Minister Meets with Russian Foreign Minister in New York

0 Visits: 767 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 22:04:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York, officials said.

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