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Sudanese USAID employee assassin killed by al-Shabaab in Somalia

0 Visits: 264 | Sunday December 06, 2015 - 12:30:45
(KHARTOUM) – One of the four assassins who took out an employee of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Khartoum, was killed in Somalia by an affiliate of al-Qaeda after pledging allegiance to ISIS,Sudan Tribunehas learned. advertisements

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Climate talks enter next phase, toughest decisions ahead

0 Visits: 247 | Sunday December 06, 2015 - 12:26:46
advertisements Global climate change talks in Paris moved into a new, tougher phase on Saturday as negotiators agreed on a draft accord, albeit one that still leaves hundreds of points of dispute for ministers to resolve next week.

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Garissa University College to be re-opened in two weeks: Ruto

0 Visits: 268 | Sunday December 06, 2015 - 10:36:14
Garissa University College will be reopened after a meeting of top education officials and Moi University Senate to be held in the next two weeks, Deputy President William Ruto has said.

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PRESS RELEASE: PROGRESS IN GAALKACYO AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION

0 Visits: 324 | Saturday December 05, 2015 - 18:29:32
Encouraging steps have been taken forward in the implementation of the four-point Gaalkacyo agreement signed on 2ndDec, between the two state presidents of Galmudug and Puntand. Even though spoilers were up to undermining the peace talks,

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China firmly supports Somali national reconstruction, ready to increase aid

0 Visits: 267 | Saturday December 05, 2015 - 10:21:32
JOHANNESBURG, -- China firmly supports Somalia's efforts of national reconstruction and stands ready to increase its aid to the Eastern African country, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday.

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Kenya set to benefit from EU's Sh8.5bn for El Niño

0 Visits: 285 | Saturday December 05, 2015 - 10:17:25
Kenya is set to benefit from a Sh8.5 billion kitty set aside by the European Union to prevent loss of life and destruction of property in the Horn of Africa region as a result of the ongoing El Niño rains.

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Djibouti's Guelleh to run for fourth term presidency

0 Visits: 264 | Saturday December 05, 2015 - 10:10:53
advertisements DJIBOUTI (HOL) - The long-serving president of Djibouti says he will stand again in the upcoming 2016 elections, by 'answers' calls from his supporters urging him to lead the tiny horn of Africa nation for the fourth time.

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Muslim exhibit brings insight to Eden Prairie

0 Visits: 303 | Friday December 04, 2015 - 10:32:50
The traveling exhibit, "Tracks in the Snow: The Minnesota Muslim Experience Since 1880," aims to give insight on the growing segment of the state's population.

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Uber in Fresh Funding Round That Could Value Company at Up to $64.6 Billion

0 Visits: 287 | Friday December 04, 2015 - 10:28:18
Investors including Tiger Global Capital Management and T. Rowe Price contributed to the funding, which could total as much as $2.1 billion, the person said.

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Out of Somalia's Civil War Rises a Disability Center Turning Lives Around

0 Visits: 265 | Friday December 04, 2015 - 10:22:02
The year was 1991, and Ali Jama Hassan was exhausted, famished, and fleeingcivil war in Somalia. Then about 23 years old, he was traveling in an armed convoy with more than 1,000 other university students. Earlier, the group had been so desperate, they had been reduced to eating leaves "like goats,"…

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President Warns Of Consequences As Galmudug Accuses Puntland Of Truce Violation

0 Visits: 254 | Friday December 04, 2015 - 09:28:08
03 December - Source: Goobjoog News - 346 Words President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has warned the leadership of Galmudug and Puntland states of dire consequences over civilian killings in Galkayo as Galmudug leaders accused their Puntland neighbours of violating the terms of the ceasefire pact signed on…

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NUSOJ condemns the murder of Female Journalist in Mogadishu,

0 Visits: 289 | Thursday December 03, 2015 - 18:58:35
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the murder of a female Somali Journalist in Mogadishu on Thursday, making the fourth journalist killed in Somalia in 2015 and the third female journalist killed in Somalia since 2005, the latest in a series of…

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Newcomers' helpers await Syrian students

0 Visits: 292 | Thursday December 03, 2015 - 13:07:46
TDSB gets new pupils from Somalia, Tibet and more familiar not just with school but with the details North American childhood.

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UK poised for Syria air strikes after parliament vote

0 Visits: 279 | Thursday December 03, 2015 - 13:02:26
advertisements Britain will join the US-led bombing campaign against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria after a decisive parliamentary vote, with fighter jets launching their first air strike as early as Thursday.

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SA signs deals worth Sh664 billion on china president Jinping's visit

0 Visits: 238 | Thursday December 03, 2015 - 12:52:42
advertisements Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over the signing of agreements and loan deals with South Africa worth 94 billion rand ($6.5 billion, Sh664 billion), mainly to build infrastructure in the continent's most industrialised nation.

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The President: "The peace deal made today in Gaalkacyo demonstrates the maturity of our politicians, political process and people towards promoting peace and development''

0 Visits: 260 | Thursday December 03, 2015 - 10:10:59
Mogadishu, 2 December 2015: The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has warmly welcomed the peace deal signed in Gaalkacyo today by the leaders of Galmudug and Puntland administrations, Abdikarim Hussein Guled and Abdiweli Mohamed Ali.

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SNA Claims Killing 10 Militants In Attack Against Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 232 | Wednesday December 02, 2015 - 18:50:08
02 December - Source: Shabelle News - 124 Words Somali National Army (SNA) forces have killed up to 10 Al-Shabaab fighters and destroyed two of their militant training camps near Diinsoor town in Bay region, a District Commissioner has revealed. Speaking in a phone interview with Radio Shabelle, Diinsoor…

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France to spend billions of euros on African green projects

0 Visits: 210 | Wednesday December 02, 2015 - 11:41:00
advertisements France plans to spend billions of euros in renewable energy and other environmental projects in its former west African colonies and across Africa over the next five years, President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday.

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Uganda faces intolerably high levels of corruption: Experts

0 Visits: 282 | Wednesday December 02, 2015 - 11:38:20
Institutions mandated to fight corruption are not effective, experts say advertisements Uganda continues to face intolerably high levels of corruption both within the public and private sector, Ugandan Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday.

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Race underway to seal global climate agreement

0 Visits: 223 | Wednesday December 02, 2015 - 11:35:05
Obama will also meet with leaders of low-lying island nations to highlight his commitment to help the most climate-vulnerable.

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