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HRC39: Renew the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

0 Visits: 20 | Wednesday August 08, 2018 - 19:13:41
Version Française To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland 8 August 2018 Burundi: Call to renew the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry Excellencies,

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Somali Prime Minister meets Sudanese President, discuss bilateral relations

0 Visits: 66 | Wednesday August 08, 2018 - 08:32:48
Somali Prime Minister H. E. Hassan Ali Khaire on Tuesday met with the Sudanese President, H. E Omar Al Bashir a day after attending the South Sudanese ceasefire and power-sharing agreement signing ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan.

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Ethiopian troops move in to Jigjiga following dispute with Somali regional president Abdi Iley

0 Visits: 28 | Saturday August 04, 2018 - 20:22:31
The Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) have moved into Jijiga, the capital of the Somali Regional State (SRS) in Ethiopia, and have strategically positioned themselves in key installations after a break down of relations between the Federal Government of Ethiopia and the Somali regional President…

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Woman denies links with Al-Shabaab and connection with terror

0 Visits: 28 | Thursday August 02, 2018 - 10:28:01
Halima Adan, who is accused of recruiting and funding terrorism activities in Kenya, denied any involvement or connection with the terrorist group. While giving her unsworn evidence before Chief Magistrate Eric Makori yesterday, Ms Adan said she was arrested together with her brother, her uncle, who…

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Saudi Arabia Planned to Invade Qatar Last Summer. Rex Tillerson's Efforts to Stop It May Have Cost Him His Job.

0 Visits: 31 | Wednesday August 01, 2018 - 21:19:45
Following a phone call with his British counterpart, Tillerson condemned a deadly nerve agent attack in the U.K., saying that he had "full confidence in the U.K.'s investigation and its assessment that Russia was likely responsible." White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders had called the…

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Trump says attorney general should stop Mueller probe 'right now'

0 Visits: 29 | Wednesday August 01, 2018 - 21:03:25
The Republican president, who has long complained about the criminal probe into his White House victory, said the idea that his campaign worked with Moscow was a "TOTAL HOAX" in a series of tweets aimed at undermining the integrity of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. In what…

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Djibouti 'shocked' by Somalia's position on Eritrea sanctions

0 Visits: 30 | Wednesday August 01, 2018 - 20:47:53
Djibouti has formally responded to a recent call by Somalia that United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions on Eritrea be lifted. According to Djibouti it was 'deeply shocked' by that position. Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on a three-day official visit to Asmara said the…

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Djibouti president expected to visit Eritrea this week amidst historic thawing of relations in Horn of Africa

0 Visits: 28 | Tuesday July 31, 2018 - 23:55:30
Relations between Eritrea and Djibouti have been in tatters since the latter's decision to support Ethiopia during the Eritrean-Ethiopian War of 1998–2000. Djibouti did not participate directly in the fighting but provided intelligence and logistical support to Ethiopia. As a result of the 1998…

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Eritrea-Somalia Joint Declaration On brotherly Relations and Comprehensive Cooperation

0 Visits: 27 | Monday July 30, 2018 - 20:24:44
Cognizant of the deep bonds of friendship between the peoples of Eritrea and Somalia; Recalling that the peoples of Somalia and Eritrea have consistently evinced solidarity and provided support to each other's aspirations for freedom, independence and progress;

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NUSOJ and VIKES conclude labour rights training in Garowe for 25 journalists

0 Visits: 34 | Monday July 30, 2018 - 11:33:19
NUSOJ and VIKES conclude labour rights training in Garowe for 25 journalists Garowe, 29 July 2018 - The National Union of Somalia Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Finnish Foundation for Media and Development (VIKES) today concluded a two days labour rights training for 25 journalists in Garowe, Puntland…

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Somali songs reveal why musical crate digging is a form of cultural archaeology

0 Visits: 28 | Monday July 30, 2018 - 10:40:02
They frequent record stores, flea markets, garage sales, charity shops and other places of "disposal" to find rare vinyl records or cassettes. But as music producer, journalist and digger Kathy Iandoli explained: Cratedigging isn't merely 'record shopping' though. It's a hunt…

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NUSOJ welcomes the unconditional release of journalist Ismail Yusuf Abukar by Somalia forces

0 Visits: 28 | Monday July 30, 2018 - 01:12:02
The National Union of Somalia Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the unconditional release today at around 5:30pm local time of radio broadcast journalist Ismail Yusuf Abukar who was illegally detained yesterday morning by Somalia forces in Walla-Eeyn district of Lower Shabelle region in Somalia.

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Nigerian Girl, 5, Dubbed the 'Most Beautiful in the World

0 Visits: 28 | Sunday July 29, 2018 - 23:31:43
Official images of Jare Ijalana were shared on Instagram and Twitter by photographer Mofe Bamuyiwa last week. "Oh yes she's human! She's also an angel!" the Lagos camerawoman captioned one of the portraits of Jare.

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NUSOJ condemns the dawn arrest of a Somali journalist in Walla-weyn district{Press Release}

0 Visits: 28 | Saturday July 28, 2018 - 19:33:36
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the arrest, detention and inhumane treatment of radio broadcast journalist Ismail Yusuf Abukar early on Saturday morning in Walla-Eeyn district of Lower Shabelle region in Somalia. which is around 90KM South West of Somali capital Mogadishu.

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PM Abiy Ahmed made peace with a lone protester in Washington DC

0 Visits: 31 | Friday July 27, 2018 - 15:22:30
Ethiopians in Washingon area have been waiting for the arrival of Abiy Ahmed to celebrate him and to express their support for the reform measure that his government is undertaking. He and his entourage including his foreign minister Workeneh Gebeyehu and Lemma Megersa, arrived at Dallas International…

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Press Release :-Somali TV cameraman Abdirizak Kasim Iimaan killed in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 30 | Friday July 27, 2018 - 14:07:13
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the murder of a Somali Journalist in Mogadishu on Thursday 26 July 2018, the latest in a series of attacks against the press in Somalia. The incident happened around 3:10 PM local time, when a policeman on service…

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Headlong Rush: Burundi's behaviour as a member of the UN Human Rights Council

0 Visits: 35 | Wednesday July 25, 2018 - 19:19:37
Version Française Since Burundi was elected to the UN Human Rights Council ("the Council") in 2015, observers and advocates have raised inconvenient questions regarding respect for the UN's top human rights body's membership standards. DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human…

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2 Years After Abdi's Death, Need For Police Oversight Strong As Ever

0 Visits: 33 | Wednesday July 25, 2018 - 11:29:38
The tragedy was not just in the loss of his life, but the manner in which his life was taken — and more concerning, by whom it was taken. Shortly after his death, a group formed to seek justice in his name: the Justice for Abdirahman Coalition. I was one of its founding members, having felt an overwhelming…

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Ethiopia, Eritrean leaders accorded warm welcome in Abu Dhabi

0 Visits: 31 | Tuesday July 24, 2018 - 20:51:42
Such efforts are vital to achieving comprehensive and sustainable development for all peoples globally, he said. Shaikh Mohamad's remarks came during the commencement of the tripartite meeting on Tuesday, at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. Earlier, the prime minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmad…

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Somali father defends FGM after daughter, 10, dies

0 Visits: 37 | Sunday July 22, 2018 - 23:06:11
The father of a 10-year-old girl who died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia has defended the practice. Dahir Nur's daughter died of blood loss on 17 July, two days after being taken to a traditional circumciser. But he told Voice of America (VOA) "people in the area…

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