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Mandera East wins anti-drugs football cup

0 Visits: 4 | Wednesday March 20, 2019 - 23:57:15
MP leads campaign against miraa and other narcotics Mandera county on Sunday held football march finals as part of its campaign against drug and substance abuse. The competition between the six subcounties started in February culminating in the Sunday final. Woman Rep Amina Gedow said sports play an…

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Fresh juice delivery business brings success to unemployed IT graduate in Burao

0 Visits: 3 | Wednesday March 20, 2019 - 23:54:35
Abdiaziz Mohamud Jama'a and his team of 10 young employees deliver glasses of fresh mango, lemon, watermelon, pawpaw and guava juice during the hottest part of the day for just 30 cents (3,000 Somaliland shillings) – a fraction of the cost of canned juices on the market.

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Ilhan Omar's 16-year-old daughter is co-leading the Youth Climate Strike

0 Visits: 8 | Saturday March 16, 2019 - 22:38:00
"I'm one who is urging my colleagues to really take this opportunity to not just issue resolutions and talking points, but for us to actually put a real bill on the table and to allow us to have a real conversation on this issue," Omar recently told Minnesota Public Radio. But Omar is not…

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At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

0 Visits: 5 | Saturday March 16, 2019 - 21:48:42
Zimbabwe's ministry of information announced on Twitter that so far the "number of deaths is confirmed at 24 mainly from Chimanimani East," including two students, while at least 40 other people have been injured. Many houses have been damaged and bridges washed away in parts of the Manicaland…

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Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development of the Federal Government of Somalia and United Nations Development Programme Somalia Joint Media Release

0 Visits: 62 | Saturday March 16, 2019 - 15:11:36
63rd Commission on the Status of Women Somali women issue Charter that calls for equal gender representation across Somalia's government and other socio-economic sectors 16 March 2019, New York. At the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York on Friday,Somalia's Federal Minister…

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New Zealand shooting suspect had 'many' other targets planned

0 Visits: 8 | Saturday March 16, 2019 - 00:00:24
A manifesto linked to the man charged in theshooting attacks of two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, says he was motivated by white nationalist ideology, had planned the attack for years and anticipated that he might not make it out alive. At least 49 people were killed and dozens more injured…

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Minnesota probe finds no proof stolen money aided terrorists

0 Visits: 20 | Thursday March 14, 2019 - 00:10:17
Lawmakers asked Legislative Auditor James Nobles to look into the issue after KMSP-TV reported last year that the Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program was defrauded out of as much as $100 million per year. The station, partly citing unnamed sources, also reported that state and federal agents had…

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Somalia Seeks Nairobi Based Currency Expert In Fake Money Purge

0 Visits: 17 | Wednesday March 13, 2019 - 23:30:26
Somalia is seeking the services of a Nairobi-based currency expert seconded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as it looks to issue a new currency to replace its widely counterfeited shilling. The Horn of Africa state has not issued official currency notes since 1991 and is banking on a Sh4.1…

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DefendDefenders: Newsletter February 2019

0 Visits: 7 | Monday March 11, 2019 - 22:31:10
Dear friends and colleagues, This month, we continued to carry out proactive advocacy work at the regional and international level, while monitoring the human rights situation in the East and Horn of Africa. Following our mission to Ethiopia earlier this month to boost the progressive reforms taking…

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Bill Maher Addresses Ilhan Omar Controversy and Whether U.S. Jews Will Desert the Democratic Party

0 Visits: 27 | Sunday March 10, 2019 - 23:59:46
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar got not one but two slots in "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night, with the host bemoaning the Democrats' handling of the anti-Semitism controversy surrounding the freshman congresswoman. In his opening monologue, Maher outlined a long list of misfortunes…

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William Ruto accuses DPP and DCI of peddling lies and propaganda in the name of fighting graft

0 Visits: 11 | Sunday March 10, 2019 - 22:50:01
Ruto said repeating a lie several times would not make it the truth He warned the investigative agencies against witch-hunt in war against corruption He was reacting to a statement issued earlier by DPP Haji indicating billions could have been lost in dams projects Hours after the Director of Public…

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The world's largest Islamic group wants Muslims to stop saying 'infidel'

0 Visits: 13 | Saturday March 09, 2019 - 23:47:36
The largest Islamic organization on the planet has a request for all Muslims. Quit calling people kafir, an Arabic word for infidels or nonbelievers. This proclamation was issued by Nahdlatul Ulama or NU, an Indonesian collective claiming more than 90 million adherents — from clerics and politicians…

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Ocasio-Cortez fundraises off claim that AIPAC is 'coming after' her, Omar, Tlaib

0 Visits: 11 | Saturday March 09, 2019 - 23:44:00
In an email to supporters who funded her successful congressional bid with a wave of small-dollar donations, Ocasio-Cortez conveyed a line from an interview that American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) activist Stephen Fiske gave to The New York Times in which Fiske predicted that Ocasio-Cortez,…

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Somalia Telecommunications Market by Type, Stage, End-User

0 Visits: 12 | Saturday March 09, 2019 - 23:38:29
This comprehensiveTelecommunications Marketresearch report includes a brief on these trends that can help the businesses operating in the industry to understand the market and strategize for their business expansion accordingly. The research report analyses the market size, industry share, growth, key…

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International Women's Day 2019:"Think equal, build smart, innovate for change"

0 Visits: 12 | Friday March 08, 2019 - 20:27:25
Dear friends and colleagues, Happy International Women's Day. I wish to take this opportunity to recognise and highlight the remarkable work carried out by women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa. In 1945, the Charter of the United Nations set forth the principle of equality…

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Al Shabaab claims car bombing that killed 4 in Somalia capital

0 Visits: 23 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 23:45:36
The blast "was caused by a car loaded with explosives, we perceive that it was parked near a restaurant along the road," Somali police official Ibrahim Mohamed told AFP.

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Ramla Ali talks to My Icon about being a Somali war refugee who became a boxer

0 Visits: 21 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 23:17:13
A remarkable journey of horror and hope, Ramla Ali is the Somali war refugee who – until last year – hid her entire boxing career from her family. Breaking down barriers as a young, Muslim woman, Ali is eager to instil that spirit into the next generation of young girls. Ali has had a tougher start…

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Qatar Airways to Launch Direct Services to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 14 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 23:08:59
At a press conference attended by nearly 200 members of the media, Mr. Al Baker revealed an array of forthcoming global destinations the airline will launch in 2019, including Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey; and Mogadishu, Somalia. Qatar…

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No deal yet in Kenya-Somalia maritime row

0 Visits: 9 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 22:14:31
On Wednesday, the Ethiopian PM mediated a less-than-colourful meeting in Nairobi between Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in a bid to restore diplomatic normalcy between the two sides. Despite Mogadishu announcing that respective ambassadors will resume their duties…

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As an Israeli American, I agree with Ilhan Omar much more than the US politicians weaponising antisemitism

0 Visits: 18 | Wednesday March 06, 2019 - 23:42:57
Omar is challenging decades-long unconditional American support for Israel while many American legislators are demanding loyalty oaths that enable Israel to continue doing as it pleases – with total impunity

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