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7 Kenyan Towns Blacklisted By The UK in New Travel Advisory

0 Visits: 3 | Wednesday May 22, 2019 - 10:08:39
The Kenyan tourism industry suffered a major blow on Tuesday after the UK issued a fresh travel alert cautioning it's citizens against travelling to 7 major towns within the country.

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New Yorkers stand with Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

0 Visits: 2 | Wednesday May 22, 2019 - 09:39:54
NEW YORK - New Yorkers of all colors, races, and religions on Monday rallied in support of U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, who has long been a victim of anti-Semitism allegations ever since she criticized a major lobbying firm working for Israel.

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UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism

0 Visits: 46 | Tuesday May 21, 2019 - 10:15:40
UNITED NATIONS –Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must still tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corruption, the U.N. chief said in a new report. Antonio Guterres said in the report to the U.N. Security Council circulated…

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Michigan GOP congressman says Trump's conduct impeachable

0 Visits: 38 | Sunday May 19, 2019 - 14:35:15
"Mueller's report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment," Justin Amash wrote. Michigan Rep. Justin Amash became the first Republican lawmaker to declare that President Donald Trump committed impeachable…

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Twin Cities man who pulled gun on Somali teens sentenced

0 Visits: 32 | Sunday May 19, 2019 - 14:30:31
Hennepin County District Judge Philip Carruthers said Friday that 55-year-old Lloyd Johnson, of Eden Prairie, must serve 45 days in the county workhouse and perform 24 days of community service. The judge also ordered Johnson to pay a $500 fine, get rid of all of his guns, and undergo a cognitive skills…

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From Kenyan refugee camp to UB commencement, one graduate's story

0 Visits: 27 | Sunday May 19, 2019 - 14:16:23
Few of the University at Buffalo students receiving their diplomas at Sunday's commencement have come as far as Isnino Iftin. Born in a refugee camp in Kenya, she moved to this country at 8, first to Baltimore and then to Buffalo's West Side

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Ilhan Omar slams Trump's 'devastating' immigration plan, renews call to abolish ICE

0 Visits: 62 | Friday May 17, 2019 - 11:50:51
"Today the president has unveiled an immigration plan that makes no mention of DACA, a program Trump unilaterally ended in late 2017, that has been hanging by a thread thanks to court injunctions," Omar began in a speech to liberal activists. "A plan that fails to make sure people with temporary…

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Somalia: Social media shut down over exam leakages unjustified

0 Visits: 36 | Tuesday May 14, 2019 - 23:56:47
Responding to reports that Somalia's education minister has announced that social media may be shut down for five days from 27 to 31 May as one of the ways to stop cheating in the national secondary school exams, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and…

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Somaliland's chief elder passes away in Hargeisa at 122

0 Visits: 30 | Saturday May 11, 2019 - 22:02:48
Haji Warabe became a tribal leader in 1940, 12 years before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Somalia to recruit 400 police officers to secure main supply routes

0 Visits: 27 | Saturday May 11, 2019 - 00:11:56
Some 400 police officers are to be recruited for the regional state South West State's police force to help secure main supply routes to enable free movement of humanitarian supplies, officials said on Thursday.

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Winnipeg's Somali community voices concern over deportations

0 Visits: 32 | Friday May 10, 2019 - 23:58:13
Members of Winnipeg's Somali community held a small rally to speak out about deportations. They're concerned asylum seekers, whose refugee claims in Canada have been denied because of criminal convictions, are being deported without valid travel documentation. The group says the country's…

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Osama bin Laden: Eight years after his death, where is al-Qaeda?

0 Visits: 37 | Friday May 10, 2019 - 23:54:03
It is eight years since Osama bin Laden, the founder of al-Qaeda, was killed by US forces in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad. The organisation he led was considered one of the deadliest jihadist groups in the world, commanding thousands of fighters. It was also believed to have had considerable financial…

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US air attack kills 13 ISIL fighters in Somalia

0 Visits: 17 | Friday May 10, 2019 - 23:32:07
Tweet Email Share Share The US military has stepped up its campaign of air raids in Somalia since President Donald Trump took office.

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RA International Secures Multi-Year UN Services Contract In Somalia

0 Visits: 16 | Friday May 10, 2019 - 22:21:31
Under the new deal, RA will provide vehicle and equipment fleet operation and first line maintenance services to UNSOS in up to ten locations in the eastern African state of Somalia.

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REPORT LAUNCH:Turning the Page: Rebuilding Civil Society in Ethiopia 7 May 2019 Dear friends and partners, Today, DefendDefenders launched the reportTurning the Page: Rebuilding Civil Society in Ethiopia,

0 Visits: 40 | Tuesday May 07, 2019 - 20:57:15
which examines the challenges faced by Ethiopian human rights defenders (HRDs) amid the ongoing reform process, and makes concrete recommendations for rebuilding a robust and inclusive civil society. Ethiopia finds itself at a critical crossroad. April 2019 marked the first year of the Abiy government,…

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AMISOM Troops and Somali National Army successfully capture Bariire town from the extremist group, Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 32 | Sunday May 05, 2019 - 00:02:58
On May 1-2, 2019, AMISOM troops in a joint military operation with the Somali National Army launched an offensive and liberated the strategic town of Bariire from the extremist group, Al-Shabaab. The agricultural-rich Bariire, which lies about 63 kilometres west of Somali capital, Mogadishu, is one…

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NUSOJ PRESS STATEMENT-Somalia journalists mark 2019 World Press Freedom Day

0 Visits: 19 | Saturday May 04, 2019 - 23:41:54
Background National Union of Somali Journalists and its affiliate regional member organizations organize hundreds of Somali journalists to mark the World Press Freedom Day celebrated globally every 3th of May. Hundreds of journalists in Somalia's capital Mogadishu and the federal member states are…

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AMISOM Troops and SNA successfully capture Bariire town from Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 25 | Saturday May 04, 2019 - 00:02:41
The agricultural-rich Bariire, which lies about 63 kilometres west of Somali capital, Mogadishu, is one of the strategic areas located in Lower Shabelle region along River Shabelle.

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Sudan protesters, army rulers in breakthrough talks over civil rule

0 Visits: 24 | Sunday April 28, 2019 - 23:53:43
Saturday's agreement would replace the existing 10-member military council that took power after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir on April 11 amid massive protests. "What happened yesterday is a step to have a civilian authority," said Mohamed Amin, one of thousands of demonstrators…

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Boeing faces at least 35 lawsuits over its 737 Max 8 aircraft crashes

0 Visits: 25 | Sunday April 28, 2019 - 23:50:59
Boeing Inc.'s (BA) costs to defend lawsuits tied to the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of its 737 Max 8 aircraft that resulted in the deaths of 346 people remain uncertain as the company issued its quarterly earnings report Wednesday.

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