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Minnesota teachers of color grapple with extra pressures

0 Visits: 287 | Monday October 05, 2020 - 13:51:21
A pandemic and the racial reckoning stemming from the death of George Floyd are fueling apprehension and concern among Twin Cities area teachers of color. Some who would prefer to be home to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 are reporting to classrooms because they cannot afford to quit or take…

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How Colonialism Brought a New Evolution of Pasta to East Africa

0 Visits: 344 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 21:54:38
A starch paired with another starch is an already dubious inclination, but spaghetti laced with a berbere-fortified tomato sauce and served on injera is even more so. The two carbs, one splayed flat with the other piled in a nest on top, appear to be unnatural companions on a plate. Yet the occurrence…

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Union condemns hate, supports teacher following incident in Duluth

0 Visits: 343 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 21:47:26
he statewide teachers union Friday stood by a Muslim teacher who said she was harassed in Duluth on Sept. 26. Education Minnesota said it was joining 2020 Teacher of the Year Qorsho Hassan in "condemning hateful rhetoric from certain politicians that inspired racial, xenophobic harassment of Hassan…

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Amazon Warehouse Workers in Minnesota Walk Off the Job, Protest Alleged Retaliation

0 Visits: 350 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 21:42:03
More than 35 warehouse workers walked off a night shift at an Amazon warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota on Thursday to protest the firing of a co-worker who raised concerns to management about the lack of safety protections at work.

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No more hostages held by Somali pirates 19 Shares

0 Visits: 316 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 21:31:41
Over the past five years Somali pirates took more than 3600 people hostage in attacks on ships varying in size from tankers through to container transporters, dhows, fishing vessels and yachts. All those held captive by Somali pirates are now free the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said this week…

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'Proud Boys can't silence us' | Somali Minnesotans, Ilhan Omar respond to Trump statements

0 Visits: 284 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 21:08:25
MINNEAPOLIS — At President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Duluth, Minnesota Wednesday, he condemned Rep. Ilhan Omar and claimed that Joe Biden would 'inundate' the state with refugees. On Friday, Somali community members and faith leaders met in Minneapolis to respond.

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The slam poet who discovered her voice in the Christmas Island Detention Centre

0 Visits: 303 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 21:02:06
Hani Abdile has a poetic explanation for why she fled war-torn Somalia alone at the age of 17. "There's a Somalian poet who says 'I wouldn't leave home unless home was the mouth of a shark'," she said. "No-one ever leaves the garden of their birth unless they have to."…

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Al-Shabaab Targets Kenyan Youths for Recruitment

0 Visits: 302 | Saturday October 03, 2020 - 20:44:33
After the Covid-19 pandemic closed Kenya's schools in March, Aden Jamal and his brother Abdullah Ahmed were excited to be home with their parents. They couldn't have known a family friend, Juma Karim, had other plans for them. The brothers, each age 16, live with their parents at Eastleigh,…

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Soldier sentence to death for rape of 4 year old girl in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 310 | Thursday October 01, 2020 - 14:21:12
The military court of First Instance sentenced constable Mohamed Hussein Elmi to death following charges by the Ofice of the Prosecutor. According to the prosecutor, Elmi raped the four year old girl in May 14 this year in Wadajir district. The trial began early last month and was concluded on September…

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FIFA Forward Project finances the construction of Somali FA headquarters and Stadium Mogadishu Hotel.

0 Visits: 540 | Thursday October 01, 2020 - 13:48:57
Somali Football Federation, has announced that the construction of its headquarters and Stadium Mogadishu Hotel being financed under FIFA Forward Project will begin next week.

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Trump crowd chants 'lock her up' about Omar as president warns of refugees in Minnesota

0 Visits: 314 | Thursday October 01, 2020 - 13:09:58
President Trump's supporters on Wednesdaybroke into a "lock her up" chant about Rep.Ilhan Omar(D-Minn.) as the president warned of the dangers of allowing refugees to resettle in Minnesota. Trump took aim at Omar during a rally in Duluth. The president brought up the first-term congresswoman…

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Entry of Israeli-UAE intelligence into Socotra fractures Yemeni secessionist movement

0 Visits: 310 | Thursday October 01, 2020 - 13:06:51
Tension is mounting within the Yemeni secessionist Southern Transitional Council following the entry of UAE and Israeli intelligence into the Socotra island controlled by the movement. A faction within the movement has publicly protested the presence of intelligence officials from the two countries…

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UAE plans first Arab mission to the Moon for 2024

0 Visits: 281 | Thursday October 01, 2020 - 12:48:03
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has outlined a vision to become just the fourth nation to land on the lunar surface, announcing plans to develop and launch an Emirati-built rover by 2024. If successful, it will see the UAE become the first Arab country to reach the Moon, with mission planners hoping…

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Baidoa based 8th Brigade Officers complete 'groundbreaking' UK army conducted training

0 Visits: 321 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 20:50:11
Officers from the 8th brigade of the Somali National Army has concluded a staff and command training conducted by the British Army in Mogadishu. The British embassy in Mogadishu said the Brigade Headquarters training which is a first in a generation was crucial in imparting skills key to enabling the…

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President Farmaajo condoles with Kuwait on death of leader

0 Visits: 323 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 20:44:16
President Mohamed Farmaajo has condoled with the people of Kuwait following the passing on of their leader. "We have received with great sadness and sorrow the death of the late Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait," the president said in tweet. Ads By Google…

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Reopening schools in NEP daunting task

0 Visits: 288 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 20:33:45
In Northern Kenya schools were closed a month before Covid-19 was reported in the country. More than 2,340 out of almost 4,000 non-local primary and secondary school teachers have left Mandera, Wajir and Garissa, leaving only about 2,000 local teachers.

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Minneapolis Police Open Probe Into Reports Ilhan Omar's Allies Harvested Piles of Ballots for Money ...

0 Visits: 285 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 20:19:44
The politicians named in the allegations have denied them. Minneapolis police have started investigating reports of voter fraud after an undercover video emerged allegedly featuring associates of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar collecting absentee ballots. As part of investigative reports by conservative media…

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'You're the worst president America has ever had': Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash in chaotic debate

0 Visits: 269 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 20:11:31
CLEVELAND — Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled fiercely over Trump's leadership on the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and the integrity of November's election in a chaotic first debate on Tuesday marked by personal insults, name calling and Trump's…

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Leaders accuse DP Ruto of using miraa row to sabotage Uhuru

0 Visits: 278 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 20:01:00
The miraa crisis in Meru County has taken a dramatic political turn amid claims that Deputy President William Ruto was using leaders in the region to undermine President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya, East African Legislative Assembly member Mpuru Aburi…

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SOMA Concludes UNDP supported Somali media coverage program on Covid- 19

0 Visits: 270 | Wednesday September 30, 2020 - 18:59:59
Mogadishu - Somalia 30 September 2020: The Somali Media Association (SOMA) has finalized 14 days long effort relating with media coverage on coronavirus pandemic in Somalia that have been in progress from September 12-26, 2020. The Somali Media Association (SOMA) media members have broadcasted UNDP…

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