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Somalia Voices Support to Turkey's Afrin Operation to Clear Terrorist Groups

0 Visits: 488 | Saturday January 27, 2018 - 09:23:39
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Somalia on Friday expressed its support for Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin.

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Africa Cannot Keep Quiet About 'Shocking' Trump Remark

0 Visits: 328 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 11:42:26
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Africa's leaders cannot stay silent after President Donald Trump's vulgar remarks about African countries and Haiti, the chairman of the African Union Commission said Thursday, a day before Trump was set to meet with Rwanda's president.

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Food for Votes? Egyptians Say it Pays to Support el-Sissi

0 Visits: 286 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 11:29:43
ATFIH, Egypt — Businessmen loyal to Egypt's president are handing out cash and food to poor voters as they try to gather tens of thousands of signatures to support his bid for re-election in March.

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INTERVIEW With Nigerian VP Osinbajo: Africa Prefers Fair Trade to Marshall Plans

0 Visits: 338 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 10:59:28
DAVOS, Switzerland Remarks by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, The Vice President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, at an Interactive Session Titled "Stabilizing The Mediterranean" at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, 24 January, 2018:

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Kenyans Accuse Largest Hospital of Rape, Abuse of Patients

0 Visits: 233 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:42:26
NAIROBI, Kenya — Hundreds of Kenyans held a peaceful demonstration at the country's largest public hospital on Tuesday to demand that management act on allegations of rape and sexual harassment of patients.

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UN Attempts to Mobilize $1.6 Billion to Protect 5.4 Million Somalis From Drought

0 Visits: 324 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:34:37
NAIROBI — United Nations office in Somalia called for $1.6 billion needed for the implementation of humanitarian action plan targeting 5.4 million people in the country, last week.

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Germany Contributes EUR 25.6 Million Towards Urban Resilience in Somalia

0 Visits: 428 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 08:22:38
MOGADISHU —The German Government announced its commitment of EUR 23.4 million to support infrastructure work in Somalia.

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Ethiopia Leader Rejects Egypt's Call for World Bank Arbitration in Dam Dispute

0 Visits: 297 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 08:23:23
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile.

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US-backed Somalia Commandos Kill 4 al-Shabab Extremists During Raid

0 Visits: 395 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 09:22:50
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali and U.S. commandos stormed a camp for al-Shabab extremist fighters in an overnight raid, killing at least four of the fighters and rescuing dozens of child conscripts, a Somali intelligence official said Friday.

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African Development Bank Makes a Compelling Case for Africa's Industrialization

0 Visits: 268 | Saturday January 20, 2018 - 21:33:45
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa's industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.

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