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HRW: Ethiopia's Refugees Unsafe in Kenya, Somalia and Elsewhere

0 Visits: 327 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 22:39:11
NAIROBI — "Wako" fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison. He had been locked up for two years after campaigning for the Oromo People's Congress, an opposition party that has often been targeted by the government.

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Kenya: Court Allows Former Deputy Speaker to Sue Garissa MP Election Win

0 Visits: 151 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 11:00:06
NAIROBI — Kenya's Former National Assembly Deputy Speaker Farah Maalim has been allowed to file additional affidavits in an election petition against Garissa Township Member of Parliament Aden Barre Duale who was declared winner following the disputed August 8th General Elections in Kenya.

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Somalia: HirShabelle State Rejects Federal Government's Embargo on Miraa Flights in Jowhar (DOCUMENT)

0 Visits: 182 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 10:24:19
JOWHAR (Somali Update Online) — HirShabelle State on Wednesday rejected last month's orders from the Federal Government's Ministry of Commerce and the Civil Aviation Authority (SCAMA) which warned the Khat (miraa) flights landing in Jowhar airstrip to stop or their landing permit revoked.

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Somalia: Galmudug State Opposes Federal Government's Position on the Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 264 | Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 21:30:24
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — In a growing pressure on the Federal Government of Somalia following its neutral position toward the diplomatic rift between the Arab Gulf nations, a third Somalia local state has opposed the Mogadishu's position.

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After Meeting Somali PM, Russia's Foreign Minister Pledges Security Support for Somalia (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 224 | Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 17:08:35
UNITED NATIONS (Somali Update Online) — Moscow said it is planning to help Somalia in its efforts against extremism and terrorism following a meeting between Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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U.N: Donald Trump Calls United Nations Reform

0 Visits: 92 | Wednesday September 20, 2017 - 11:49:48
Remarks by President Trump at the Reforming the United Nations: Management, Security, and Development Meeting- AS DELIVERED

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Somalia's South West State Defies Central Government Position on Neutrality over Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 225 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 14:23:42
BAIDOA (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's South West State on Monday the Mogadishu-based central government's position of neutrality towards the current diplomatic crisis of Saudi Arabia allies against the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar.

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HRW: Ethiopia Security Forces Should Exercise Restraint at Upcoming Irreecha Festival

0 Visits: 409 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 08:35:33
NAIROBI – Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year's Irreecha festival on October 1, 2017, Human Rights Watch said in a report and video released today.

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Somalia: New Pipeline Extension to Bring Water to Thousands in Bosasso

0 Visits: 156 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 17:45:02
BOSASSO (Somali Update Online) — A partnership between UNICEF, the Puntland authorities, and partners is bringing piped water to thousands of people in the town of Bosasso for the first time.

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Ethiopia: Week of Clashes Between Somalis, Oromos Kill 50, Displace 50,000

0 Visits: 208 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 09:49:31
ADDIS ABABA - Clashes along the border of Ethiopia's Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send the military in.

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