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

0 Visits: 1120 | 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: 417 | 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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Saudi Arabia Beheads Indonesian Worker 'Forced' into Confession

0 Visits: 641 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 10:16:10
JEDDAH — Saudi authorities on Sunday beheaded an Indonesian migrant worker for murder, despite suspicions that the accused was forced into his confession.

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UAE to Train Somaliland Forces under Military Base Deal: Somaliland President

0 Visits: 344 | Friday March 16, 2018 - 11:54:23
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will train Somaliland security forces as part of a deal to establish a military base in the semi-autonomous region, Somaliland's president said on Thursday.

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Ethiopia Command Post Says 9 Civilians Killed by Mistake

0 Visits: 407 | Wednesday March 14, 2018 - 08:49:16
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian security forces mistakenly killed nine civilians in Moyale, located on the country's southern border with Kenya, according to a command post established to oversee Ethiopia's state of emergency.

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South Sudan Suspends Broadcast of UN-backed Radio Station

0 Visits: 430 | Sunday March 11, 2018 - 09:11:29
NEW YORK South Sudanese authorities should allow the UN-backed station Radio Miraya to continue broadcasting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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US Lists Shabaab Leaders in Kenya as Global Terrorists

0 Visits: 383 | Saturday March 10, 2018 - 20:11:29
NAIROBI — The US State Department has listed two Kenyan leaders of Al-Shabaab as "specially designated global terrorists".

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African Women Take the Lead to End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C) & Early Child Marriage (ECM) in Africa

0 Visits: 427 | Friday March 09, 2018 - 06:50:37
DAKAR, Senegal (Somaliupdate Online) — African women take the lead to end female genital mutilation and early child marriage in Africa through the strategic launch of THE BIG SISTER MOVEMENT.

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CPJ: Nigerian Journalist Tony Ezimakor Released; Colleague Remains Behind Bars

0 Visits: 271 | Wednesday March 07, 2018 - 06:42:22
WASHINGTON The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed the release today of Tony Ezimakor, Abuja bureau chief of the privately owned Daily Independent newspaper, who was held by Nigeria's Department of State Services (DSS) since February 28.

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Gang Rapes and Beheadings: UN Reveals New South Sudan Abuses

0 Visits: 300 | Saturday February 24, 2018 - 10:35:30
JUBA, South Sudan — The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears.

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