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Chinese built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway earns 29 mln USD in nine months period

0 Visits: 141 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 18:05:34
The Chinese-built 752.7 km Ethiopia-Djibouti railway earned 29 million U.S. dollars in a nine-month period, the Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Share Company (EDR) disclosed on Friday.

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Mo Farah's Tokyo 2020 hopes hang in balance after defeat in 10,000m Olympic trial in Birmingham

0 Visits: 244 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 18:05:33
Two-time defending champion Mo Farah suffered a crushing defeat and failed to achieve a qualifying time at the European Athletics 10,000m Cup in Birmingham.

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Amisom to 'fully' probe alleged KDF violations in Somalia

0 Visits: 132 | Sunday June 06, 2021 - 18:05:32
The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) has promised to investigate allegations that the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) killed civilians in Gedo during an aerial raid on Al-Shabaab militants.

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Turkey lands new deal to provide 118 armored combat vehicles to Kenya

0 Visits: 208 | Saturday June 05, 2021 - 23:07:59
In the latest of successful deals, a Turkish defense firm has landed a new contract to provide 118 armored vehicles to Kenya, expanding its footprint in Africa.

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Al-Shabaab claims it recaptured villages in Middle Shabelle following SNA control

0 Visits: 109 | Saturday June 05, 2021 - 23:07:57
The militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed to have recaptured three villages in Middle Shabelle as Somali National Army says it has killed over 200 militants in a week

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2 killed, 8 injured by blast in Somali capital

0 Visits: 114 | Saturday June 05, 2021 - 23:07:56
At least two people were killed and several others wounded in a bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, an official said.

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IDPs moved to new site in Luq complain of lack of shelter, water, toilets, jobs

0 Visits: 85 | Thursday June 03, 2021 - 22:32:13
(ERGO) – Internally displaced families who have been relocated to a centralised plot of land outside Luq town in Somalia's Gedo region are complaining that they no longer have access to basic services such as water and toilets.

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Somalia mulls strategy to curb perennial flooding in southern region

0 Visits: 121 | Thursday June 03, 2021 - 22:32:12
Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble vowed on Thursday to devise a new strategy to mitigate and find a lasting solution to the perennial flooding affecting thousands of people in the southern region.

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Somalia's prisons boss defends his men, says former president's guards fired first

0 Visits: 127 | Thursday June 03, 2021 - 22:32:11
Somalia's prisons commandant Mahad Adan has dismissed reports that his men fired at the convoy of former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud noting instead the former president's guards opened fire first contradicting an earlier statement by Justice Minister Abdulkadir Nur.

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Minneapolis mask mandate lifted, St. Paul's to be lifted Wednesday

0 Visits: 181 | Wednesday June 02, 2021 - 22:14:23
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey lifted the mandate Tuesday afternoon, while St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter is expected to sign an executive order Wednesday.

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African Union suspends Mali after military coup and threatens sanctions

0 Visits: 163 | Wednesday June 02, 2021 - 22:14:22
BAMAKO (Reuters) - The African Union has suspended Mali's membership in response to last week's military coup and threatened sanctions if a civilian-led government is not restored, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Somali military kills 25 al-Shabaab terrorists

0 Visits: 116 | Tuesday June 01, 2021 - 20:41:06
The Somali military on Tuesday claimed to have killed 25 al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab terrorists in the central Hiraan province.

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Only four ballot boxes not collected due to transport challenge, Somaliland elections chief says

0 Visits: 105 | Tuesday June 01, 2021 - 20:41:05
All ballot boxes in the just concluded elections in Somaliland have been accounted for except four, National Elections Commission chairman Abdirashid Ali has said.

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Her path to university was paved by parents who risked their lives to flee Somali war

0 Visits: 217 | Tuesday June 01, 2021 - 20:41:04
On the surface, Faduma Osman can seem like a typical American teenager. Her favorite musical artists are people many grown-ups have never heard of, including Polo G, and Olivia Rodrigo, and Jack Harlow.

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Ethiopians denounce US at pro-government rally in Addis Ababa

0 Visits: 224 | Monday May 31, 2021 - 19:20:17
Ethiopian pro-government demonstrators have denounced the United States for imposing restrictions on aid over the Tigray conflict, at a huge rally organised by the authorities to show support for their positions.

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Somaliland leaders urge peace as thousands line up to vote

0 Visits: 107 | Monday May 31, 2021 - 19:20:16
Kenya has threatened to stop humanitarian flights to and from Somalia over what it termed as a violation of the existing ban on flights between the two countries.

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Kenya threatens to cut off humanitarian flights to Somalia over 'violation of existing ban'

0 Visits: 83 | Monday May 31, 2021 - 19:20:15
Kenya has threatened to stop humanitarian flights to and from Somalia over what it termed as a violation of the existing ban on flights between the two countries.

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Africa needs at least 20 million Covid vaccine doses in the next six weeks, WHO says

0 Visits: 157 | Sunday May 30, 2021 - 23:24:43
Africa needs at least 20 million doses of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine within the next six weeks to get the second round of shots to people who've already received the first, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

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President Muse Bihi rallies Somalilanders to the ballot, says vote key for unity

0 Visits: 123 | Sunday May 30, 2021 - 23:24:42
Somaliland president Muse Bihi has urged his people to turn out and vote tomorrow noting the parliamentary and local government elections would boost unity in the break-away region.

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Austria's Muslim youth file lawsuit against 'Islam map'

0 Visits: 256 | Saturday May 29, 2021 - 22:15:58
Muslim Youth Austria (MJO) is filing a lawsuit against the country's controversial "Map of Political Islam," the group announced on Saturday.

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Somali PM, FMS leaders meet foreign envoys following electoral deal

0 Visits: 157 | Saturday May 29, 2021 - 22:15:57
Prime Minister Mohamed Roble and Federal Member State presidents today held talks with representatives of the international community in Mogadishu barely two days after signing a crucial electoral deal.

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Somali leaders to ink electoral deal today

0 Visits: 128 | Thursday May 27, 2021 - 23:28:33
The signing ceremony of the electoral agreement between the Federal Government and regional governments is set to commence in Mogadishu shortly.

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