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United States Condemns October 28 Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 365 | 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: 407 | 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: 429 | 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: 428 | 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: 581 | 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: 1042 | 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: 256 | 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: 636 | 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: 711 | 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: 496 | 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: 712 | 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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6 Alleged Somali Pirates in Yemen jail since 2009 Plead for Help

0 Visits: 644 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:03:37
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) 6 alleged Somali pirates who are currently jailed inside a prison at the Yemen capital, San'a plead for help from the Federal government of Somalia, the group said in an interview with Horn Observer.

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Kenyan police fire tear gas after women attacked at election meeting

0 Visits: 250 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:19:46
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police in the western city of Kisumu fired tear gas and bullets in the air on Wednesday to disperse young men who broke into a hotel and beat women attending an election meeting, an officer said.

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Tanzania orders review of Petra mine contract, seeks resignations over probe

0 Visits: 378 | Friday September 08, 2017 - 19:25:33
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Thursday he had ordered a review of a local contract belonging to Petra Diamonds Ltd and asked senior public officials to resign over the outcome of a probe into the mining sector.

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Statement from the United States Mission to Somalia on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

0 Visits: 455 | Thursday August 31, 2017 - 22:15:04
NAIROBI, Kenya: The United States Mission to Somalia sends Eid Message to the Somalis everywhere in the world on the occasion of the Eid Al-Adha, the mission said in a statement.

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Somali Minister of Information meets the Director of Free Press Unlimited in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

0 Visits: 405 | Thursday August 31, 2017 - 17:16:52
NAIROBI, Kenya (Horn Observer) Somali Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), met the Director of Free Press Press Unlimited Mr Joan Williems and his colleagues on 30 August 2017 in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.

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Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

0 Visits: 295 | Monday August 28, 2017 - 18:23:28
NAIROBI - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.

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Seminar on Reporting Terrorism Held for Somali Journalists in Helsinki, Finland

1 Visits: 985 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 20:32:47
HELSINKI, Finland (Horn Observer) Somali journalists gathered in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday to participate a seminar on responsible and fair reporting on Terrorism related stories.

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Belgian soldiers shoot dead knife attacker in Brussels

0 Visits: 258 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 07:57:20
BRUSSELS - Belgian soldiers shot dead a man in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after he came at them with a knife shouting Allahu Akbar (God is great), in a case authorities are treating as a terrorist attack.

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Facebook lambasted over ransom video of Libyan Gangmasters abusing migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia

0 Visits: 387 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 07:28:39
LONDON - People smugglers are using Facebook to broadcast the abuse and torture of migrants in order to extort ransom money from their families, the U.N. migration agency said on Friday.

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