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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia FMs Meet over Nile Dam Impasse

0 Visits: 387 | Thursday April 05, 2018 - 12:39:46
CAIRO — Egyptian Foreign Minister has arrived in Sudan for a two-day visit to discuss a massive dam that Egypt fears will cut into its share of the Nile.

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Interview: Somaliland President Defends UAE Military Deal

0 Visits: 513 | Thursday April 05, 2018 - 12:32:11
HERGEISA — Somalia's breakaway northern region of Somaliland declared its independence nearly three decades ago, but despite having its own currency, parliament and military the predominantly Muslim country hasn't been recognized by any foreign government.

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US Army Says Its Airstrike Kills 5 Militants in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 360 | Monday April 02, 2018 - 21:55:54
MOGADISHU — The U.S. military has announced Sunday that it launched an airstrike that killed five extremist militants in central Somalia.

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Ethiopia Swears in Abiy Ahmed as New PM Amid Hopes for Peace

0 Visits: 342 | Monday April 02, 2018 - 15:49:12
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, apologised to people harmed in recent political unrest and reached out both to the political opposition and longtime rival Eritrea at his swearing-in ceremony on Monday.

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UNSC Makes 'Historic' Warning on Climate Threat to Somalia

0 Visits: 430 | Monday April 02, 2018 - 09:17:48
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has formally recognised climate change as a destabilising factor in Somalia.

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Al Shabaab Kills Dozens of AU Soldiers During a Raid in Somalia

0 Visits: 372 | Sunday April 01, 2018 - 19:40:39
MOGADISHU — Islamist insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said.

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Ethiopia's Ruling Party Picks Ethnic Oromo, Abiy Ahmed, as PM

0 Visits: 698 | Wednesday March 28, 2018 - 08:22:40
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's ruling coalition on Tuesday elected as leader Abiy Ahmed, from the country's largest ethnic group the Oromo, paving the way for him to become prime minister, state media reported.

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We Created Jubbaland in Somalia as Buffer Zone for Kenya, Boasts New Kenya DPP

0 Visits: 1110 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 07:45:29
NAIROBI — Kenya's plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010.

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Car Bomb Explodes near Somalia's Parliament

0 Visits: 410 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 22:28:28
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Three explosions in four days have shattered the Somalian capital and left a trail of carnage in their wake, killing nearly 20 people and injuring dozens of others, as Islamist militants unleashed a wave of attacks on the country.

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UPDATE: 14 Killed in Mogadishu Car Bombing

0 Visits: 287 | Thursday March 22, 2018 - 22:00:42
MOGADISHU — At least 14 people were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a car bomb blew up outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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