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Somaliland: Hargeisa Court Jails Journalist for 18 Months

0 Visits: 192 | Wednesday October 11, 2017 - 06:52:56
NAIROBI — The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist's lawyer.

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Somali, Egypt Leaders Discuss Enhanced Ties in a Phone Call

0 Visits: 132 | Tuesday October 10, 2017 - 21:06:01
CAIRO — Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received today Monday a phone call from his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed, the Al Balad newspaper reported.

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Kenyan Opposition Leader Withdraws from Repeat Presidential Poll

0 Visits: 145 | Tuesday October 10, 2017 - 20:50:26
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga withdrew on Tuesday from a court-ordered re-run of the presidential election due on Oct. 26, saying the vote would not be free or fair and leaving President Uhuru Kenyatta as the only candidate.

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Djibouti's Gendarmerie Wins Supper Cup

0 Visits: 184 | Tuesday October 10, 2017 - 17:31:04
DJIBOUTI (Somali Update Online) — It was a historic moment in the history of Djiboutian football, as the northern region of Tadjourah has hosted the first Djiboutian Super Cup.

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Women's Health Champion Advocates for Quality Reproductive Health Services in Somalia

0 Visits: 180 | Monday October 09, 2017 - 21:29:31
MOGADISHU — Maternal healthcare advocate Dr. Sumaya Elmi Duhulow, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist, is the brain behind one of Somalia's foremost and exclusive reproductive health facilities.

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Somalia: Global Experts Convene in Mogadishu to Identify Drivers and Impact of Recurrent Drought

0 Visits: 162 | Monday October 09, 2017 - 18:54:42
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — High-level technical experts from around the world have met this weekend in Mogadishu to kick-start a Government-led Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can…

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab Kills Seven in Attack on Security Checkpoint in Bosasso

0 Visits: 158 | Monday October 09, 2017 - 12:37:01
BOSASO — Islamist al Shabaab militants attacked a checkpoint in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing at least seven people in the early hours of Monday, police said.

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Somalia: Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Boosted with Security Agreement (VIDEO)

0 Visits: 170 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 20:41:46
MOGADISHU — Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

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Ghana Fuel Site Blast Kills at Least Seven, Injures Dozens

0 Visits: 118 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 17:56:07
ACCRA (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and dozens injured, mostly suffering burns, after a huge explosion at a fuel distribution site in Ghana's capital, local authorities said on Sunday.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe may Make Cabinet Changes Next Week

0 Visits: 129 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 09:56:32
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him.

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