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

0 Visits: 304 | 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 Bus Crash Kills 38 Students

0 Visits: 239 | Wednesday March 14, 2018 - 09:03:52
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's state-affiliated broadcaster says that a bus plunged into a ditch, killing 38 people in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region.

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Ethiopia Command Post Says 9 Civilians Killed by Mistake

0 Visits: 356 | 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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Somalia's National Communications Authority Takes Full Control of ccTLD DotSO

0 Visits: 392 | Tuesday March 13, 2018 - 06:25:19
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's National Communications Authority (NCA) took full control of the country-code top-level domain (dotSO) from the Somali National Information Center (SONIC) and Cloudy Registry who ran the operations and the management of the Domain Registry.

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Huge Measles Campaign in Drought-hit Somalia Aims to Protect Children

0 Visits: 419 | Monday March 12, 2018 - 20:17:42
MOGADISHU – A nationwide campaign continues in Somalia to protect millions of children against the potentially deadly effects of measles.

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South Sudan Suspends Broadcast of UN-backed Radio Station

0 Visits: 368 | 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: 347 | 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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Uganda Orders Freeze on Sale of New SIM Cards

0 Visits: 246 | Saturday March 10, 2018 - 20:01:13
KAMPALA — Ugandan government has stopped the sale of new SIM cards until telcos install card readers that will electronically validate national identity cards.

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

0 Visits: 347 | 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: 238 | 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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