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UN Security Council Maintains Partial Lifting of Arms Embargo on Somalia for One Year

0 Visits: 252 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 10:08:24
NEW YORK — The Security Council on Tuesday renewed until 15 November 2018 the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somalia, authorization for maritime interdiction of illicit arms imports and charcoal exports, and the humanitarian exemption.

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Kenya: At Least Five Killed in Nairobi as Violence Greets Opposition Leader's Return

0 Visits: 106 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 23:23:18
NAIROBI — At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said.

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High Youth Population is Somalia's Greatest Asset

0 Visits: 342 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 22:35:53
The greatest asset Somalia has is its high youth population. Sociologists describe youth energy as "Fuel"; it can create a disaster if you lit fire on it. Or it drives you or produces something if placed in a car or machinery. It is how we nurture our youth that can turn them into an asset or…

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UN Refugee Agency Asks Africans to Donate for Refugees in Africa

0 Visits: 105 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 19:30:40
NAIROBI — The United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR has launched a major funds drive for support of refugees in Africa to mitigate diminishing donor funds.

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Somalia Launches Child Rights Bill Drafting Process Amid Rights Violation

0 Visits: 219 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 14:34:27
MOGADISHU Somali government on Thursday took a major step forward in strengthening the rights of children today by launching the drafting process of Child Rights Bill, a gesture about the strong believe to guarantee a better future for Somali children.

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Somaliland: One Person Injured as Residents Storm House over Printing Fake Ballot Papers in Burao

0 Visits: 150 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 14:03:12
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — One person was injured on Thursday evening in Somaliland's Burao town after local residents stormed printing house alleged to have printed fake ballot papers used in last Monday's presidential elections.

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Kenyan Police Fire in Air to Disperse Opposition Demonstrators

0 Visits: 95 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 12:31:47
NAIROBI — Kenyan police and supporters of defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga fought running battles on Friday along the main road to Nairobi's international airport.

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Two Killed in Somaliland After Demos over Poll Irregularities Erupted in Burao and Hargeisa (VIDEO)

0 Visits: 401 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 11:47:40
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Two people were killed and several others sustained injuries after demonstrations over alleged poll irregularities turned chaotic in Burao and Hargeisa towns in the breakaway Somaliland on Thursday night, officials and witnesses confirmed.

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Somalia: PM Urges South West State to Relocate to Barawe from Baidoa (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 312 | Thursday November 16, 2017 - 19:44:43
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire has urged South West State leader, Shariif Hassan Sheikh Aden to move the administration to Barawe, a coastal town currently under the African Union mission.

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Somali President to Visit UAE Amid Soaring Gulf Crisis Which Affected Somalia

0 Visits: 441 | Thursday November 16, 2017 - 18:45:33
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is to make visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next week after receiving official invitation, Farmajo entourage source confirmed.

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