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The Small African Nation Leading the Defiance Against Trump

0 Visits: 301 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 07:46:07
While the "giants" of Africa seem reticent to get into a war of words with, or even react to Donald Trump's derogatory comments and tough policy actions, Botswana, a small country with only two million people, has no such problems.

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Galkacyo: Journalist Arrested After His Radio Covered Protest Against President Farmajo

0 Visits: 477 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 18:33:37
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — The media rights watchdog condemned the arrest of a radio journalist in Galkacyo, central Somalia after his radio covered a protest against the visit of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Friday.

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Turkey, Somalia Sign Economic Partnership Agreement

0 Visits: 566 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 10:30:53
ANKARA — Turkey and Somalia on Friday signed a pact to boost their strategic economic partnership.

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Human or Financial Cost of the War in Somalia

0 Visits: 381 | Sunday January 14, 2018 - 10:19:04
NAIROBI — We may never know the human or financial cost of the war in Somalia. The Kenyan government, which at the end of 2011 placed its soldiers under the African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom), has never made public the number of its troops killed or amount of money it has spent on the war.

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Kenya Says One Killed as Suspected al-Shabab Militants Attack Convoy

0 Visits: 260 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 21:36:09
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan officials said Saturday a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy of vehicles.

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If Somalia is Too Dangerous for Travel, Why not for Deportation?

0 Visits: 305 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 10:32:11
MINNESOTA — One of the countries President Trump presumably had in mind when he disparaged Africa is Somalia, a country that he has included in several iterations of his travel ban. Now his government is stepping up deportations to Somalia, even though Trump's own State Department says it's…

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African Countries Demand Donald Trump Apology over Slur

0 Visits: 138 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 10:27:17
UNITED NATIONS All African countries at the United Nations unanimously demanded that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations.

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Tanzania Fines 5 TV stations over Report on Human Rights Abuses

0 Visits: 181 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 09:38:17
NAIROBI — Tanzanian authorities should immediately annul fines levied against five television stations that the country's regulatory commission accused of broadcasting seditious and unbalanced content, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Shocking and Shameful: Trump's Remarks Outrage Africans

0 Visits: 186 | Saturday January 13, 2018 - 09:00:18
JOHANNESBURG — Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for.

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For the First Time, Rapists May Face 30 Years in Jail in Somaliland

0 Visits: 267 | Friday January 12, 2018 - 12:12:41
HARGEISA — Somaliland has passed its first law against rape, in a bid by the new government of the breakaway region to crack down on violence against women, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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