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Most wanted terror suspect Fatuma Mohamed found dead

0 Visits: 106 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 08:18:29
One of Kenya's most wanted terror suspects is dead. Ms Fatuma Mohamed Masou had a Sh2 million bounty on her head, and was the wife of slain terrorist Kassim Omondi, who was killed by police during a raid in 2013.

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International Partners Disappointed by Somaliland Electoral Delays

0 Visits: 327 | Thursday March 09, 2017 - 20:25:25
Denmark, the European Union, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply disappointed by the Guurti's decision to delay further Somaliland's electoral cycle, unilaterally extending the government's term beyond even the dates requested…

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Gambia's president officially sworn in

0 Visits: 312 | Sunday February 19, 2017 - 15:13:38
Finally, Adama Barrow was officially sworn in as The Gambia's president on Saturday in an event that was attended by tens of thousands of supporters.

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FAJ Recognizes the Legitimate NUSOJ Leadership and Condemns Elements within IFJ leadership for Promoting anti-Africa Agenda – Communiqué

0 Visits: 428 | Saturday December 24, 2016 - 13:54:54
The Steering Committee of the Federation of African Journalists, FAJ, meeting in Abidjan December 7 – 10, 2016 resolved as follows;

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UAE presence expands in Africa

0 Visits: 461 | Wednesday December 21, 2016 - 19:03:41
by Awad Mustafa in Dubai for shephardmedia: The United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement to establish a second foreign military base in the Horn of Africa.

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Tanzania police raid popular website's office in effort to learn users' identities

0 Visits: 271 | Friday December 16, 2016 - 10:13:49
Nairobi, (CPJ) - December 16, 2016- Tanzanian security forces should immediately and unconditionally release Maxence Melo, the co-founder of popular online discussion portal Jamii Forum, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police raided the website's office in the capital Dar es Salaam…

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Delegation from Finland visits the AU Commission to Discuss Ways of Strengthening Partnership for Peace and Security

0 Visits: 635 | Saturday November 26, 2016 - 17:30:41
Addis Ababa -Ethiopia: The Acting Director for Peace and Security, Dr. Admore Kambudzi received, on behalf of the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smaïl Chergui, a Delegation of Finnish Ambassadors representing several missions across Africa.

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Somalia Statement on 93rd anniversary of the Turkish Republic Day

0 Visits: 242 | Saturday October 29, 2016 - 18:16:18
Mogadishu - Somalia (Horn Observer) The Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia congratulate the Government and People of Turkey on the 93rd anniversary of the Turkish Republic.

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Saudi king sends congratulations to Somalia, but on wrong day

0 Visits: 257 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 21:25:09
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has congratulated Somalia "on the anniversary of the country's national day", but on the wrong date.

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AUC concludes the validation of the Draft Maputo Strategic Five-Year Work Plan on the African Standby Force

0 Visits: 205 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 20:21:11
Addis Ababa, 21 October 2016 – The Commission of the African Union (AU), concluded the validation workshop on the draft Maputo Strategic Five-Year Work Plan (2016-2020) on the African Standby Force (ASF), at the AU Headquarters. This workshop was convened following the directive given by the 9th Specialised…

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Man jailed for 10 years for travelling to Somalia

0 Visits: 208 | Wednesday October 19, 2016 - 18:16:08
By MANASE OTSIALO for DAILY NATION A 32-year-old man was on Tuesday jailed by a Mandera court to serve 10 years imprisonment for travelling to Somalia unlawfully.

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U.S. accused of killing 22 in misdirected Somalia air strike

0 Visits: 248 | Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 22:28:01
By Abdi Sheikh (REUTERS) | MOGADISHU An air strike in northern Somalia left as many as 22 soldiers dead overnight, local officials said on Wednesday, and one region said the United States had been duped into attacking its troops.

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The African Union adopts the AU Peace Fund

0 Visits: 379 | Tuesday July 19, 2016 - 20:32:51
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, welcomes the groundbreaking decision of the Assembly of the African Union to institute a levy of 0,2 percent on eligible imports, in order to address the funding challenges the African Union has faced since its inception.

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Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu issues Statement on the Military Coup Attempt

0 Visits: 413 | Sunday July 17, 2016 - 21:30:46
"On the evening of July 15th, a faction of the Turkish Armed Forces attempted to stage a coup in various cities of Turkey, particularly in Ankara and Istanbul.

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A Flight Recorder Found at Somalia Shores, amid Missing Malaysian Airliner MH370

0 Visits: 650 | Saturday May 07, 2016 - 21:16:50
Mogadishu, SOMALIA; (Horn Observer) Unknown device said to have been a flight recorder was found at the Somalia Gara'ad shores, local media reported.

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Pentagon: U.S. Military Airstrike in Somalia Targets Senior Terrorist Leader

0 Visits: 442 | Saturday April 02, 2016 - 17:36:10
WASHINGTON, — In cooperation with the Somali government, the U.S. military conducted an airstrike yesterday in Somalia against Hassan Ali Dhoore, a senior leader of the al-Shabab terrorist group, who is part of al-Qaida, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said

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French navy seizes cache of weapons heading towards Somalia

0 Visits: 420 | Wednesday March 30, 2016 - 16:27:45
French naval forces have seized a large weapons cache from a small ship said to be heading towards Somalia. The cache according to the BBC included assault rifles, machine guns and anti-tank weapons.

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BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

0 Visits: 389 | Monday March 28, 2016 - 00:49:51
A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly £90 million of British tax payers' money.

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International Somali Awards honours key Somali individuals with prestigious awards

0 Visits: 538 | Monday March 28, 2016 - 00:37:46
LONDON – For many Somalis around the world, lack of opportunities and recognitions for their inspiring talents in their host countries and beyond were major challenges that frustrated many Somalis who complained that lack of public diversity and considerations were obscuring what would otherwise have…

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Turkish aid agency builds 36 water wells in Somalia

0 Visits: 284 | Friday March 04, 2016 - 22:37:36
KAYSERI, Turkey (ANADOLU)) Turkey's Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) and the Saudi Arabia-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) are building 36 solar-powered water wells in Somalia costing over $6 million, the foundation's vice chairman said on Saturday.

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