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Sudan, Qatar ink $4 billion deal to develop Suakin seaport

0 Visits: 398 | Wednesday 28th March 2018 20:23:49
Sudan and Qatar on Monday signed a $4-billion agreement to develop the former Ottoman port city of Suakin in northeastern Sudan.

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Agriculture Remains Key to Somalia's Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

0 Visits: 315 | Wednesday 28th March 2018 20:22:01
The World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released today a new joint report titled,Rebuilding Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Somalia,outlining the challenges and opportunities for Somalia's agriculture sector.

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Ex-militia member testifies in Kansas bomb plot case

0 Visits: 295 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:45:40
A former militia officer testified Monday that he left the group in 2016 following the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub out of concern some of the other members were plotting to attack Somalis in their small Kansas community.

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We created Jubaland to secure Kenya's borders, DPP nominee tells MPs

0 Visits: 290 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:35:13
Kenya's plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010.

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Former PM calls for dialogue to resolve escalating political row in Somalia

0 Visits: 350 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:24:25
Former Somali Prime Ministef, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharma'arke has called on Somali leaders to resolve their differences through constitutional and peaceful means.

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Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists

0 Visits: 306 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:20:05
Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital, Addis Ababa, with family and friends, a lawyer said Monday.

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Somalia to start talks with Kenya over border dispute

0 Visits: 361 | Monday 26th March 2018 17:09:46
Nairobi (HLN) - Delegates from Somalia and Kenya are scheduled to start talks over border dispute on Tuesday in Nairobi.

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WATHC: Rise in hate crimes prompts workshop for women's safety

0 Visits: 265 | Monday 26th March 2018 16:42:57
SEATTLE – Hate crimes in Seattle is why more than a dozen women attended a workshop called "Hijabs and Harassment" in West Seattle. They say wearing a hijab as part of their religion makes them a target for harassment.

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Refugee resettlements in U.S., Maine plummet under Trump administration

0 Visits: 231 | Monday 26th March 2018 16:25:59
Agencies report new arrivals have slowed to a trickle under restrictions that also have stalled reunification of families here with relatives they left behind.

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UPDATE: Three dead in large explosion targeting interior ministry

0 Visits: 287 | Sunday 25th March 2018 17:31:26
Mogadishu (HLN) - Mogadishu was struck by a large explosion and gunfire on Sunday afternoon near the parliament headquarters,

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Former President reportedly denied US Visa

0 Visits: 273 | Sunday 25th March 2018 16:26:45
Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was reportedly denied a U.S. Visa after being booked to speak at two New England area events.

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AU mission trains Somali police officers on human rights

0 Visits: 231 | Sunday 25th March 2018 15:50:18
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday wrapped up gender awareness training for about 98 Somali police officers in four regional states in Somalia to help broaden their knowledge on human rights.

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14 people killed in bomb blast in Somali capital

0 Visits: 256 | Thursday 22nd March 2018 21:33:37
At least 14 people have been killed and several others were injured when a car bomb detornated in Somali capital, Mogadishu, official confirmed

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Somalia invites four African Presidents to boost continenal relations

0 Visits: 303 | Thursday 22nd March 2018 21:30:17
Somali government on Wednesday extended official invitations to four African presidents, a move aimed to boost the horn Africa nation's relations with the continent.

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Al-Shabaab top leaders in Gedo and Baay regions desert militants

0 Visits: 267 | Thursday 22nd March 2018 21:28:01
Two Al-Shabaab militant leaders have surrendered themselves to Somali government amid intensified military operations against the militants.

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Travel ban hampering refugee resettlement in Mankato

0 Visits: 257 | Thursday 22nd March 2018 21:25:44
Refugee resettlement in the Mankato area has slowed over the past year amid President Donald Trump's attempts to ban travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries.

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Africa is on the verge of forming the largest free trade area since the World Trade Organization

0 Visits: 336 | Thursday 22nd March 2018 21:21:17
According to the African Union, this would consolidate a market of 1.2 billion people, and a gross domestic product of $2.5 trillion.

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U.S airstrike kills two Al-Shabaab members, destroys vehicle

0 Visits: 287 | Wednesday 21st March 2018 21:43:40
airstrike killed two Al-Shabaab militants and injured three others in Lower Shabelle region, Southwest of Somali region.

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Somali President mourns former Djibouti Prime Minister

0 Visits: 297 | Wednesday 21st March 2018 16:36:40
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has mourned former Djibouti Prime Minister, Barkat Gourat Hamadou who died on Monday aged 88.

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In Somalia, women defy strict rules to play football

0 Visits: 307 | Wednesday 21st March 2018 16:32:55
- Shortly after sunrise, a group of young women arrives at a football pitch in Mogadishu, where they shrug off their hijabs — some changing underneath the billowing veil — to reveal their team kit.

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