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U.S. moving to repair relations with Turkey, endangering ties with Kurdish allies

0 Visits: 336 | Sunday 11th March 2018 14:10:02
In an effort to repair tattered relations, the Trump administration has told Turkey it will move to rein in Kurdish fighters who have been the backbone of the U.S. campaign against the Islamic State in Syria, according to U.S. and Turkish officials.

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Do not repeat mistakes in Somalia – Museveni urges UN Security Council

0 Visits: 293 | Sunday 11th March 2018 14:07:17
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the United Nations Security Council not to repeat previous mistakes made in Somalia.

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Somalia to approve 'Companies Bill' to attract investors

0 Visits: 306 | Saturday 10th March 2018 14:19:58
The Ministry for Trade will soon table the country's first draft companies bill before parliament after it was approved by the cabinet, the Parliamentary trade committee confirmed.

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Minnesota Public Radio reaches out in Somali, and community listens

0 Visits: 308 | Saturday 10th March 2018 14:17:27
In his Nieman prediction last year, writer and technologist Paul Ford talked about the need for news organizations to "go global." He wrote:

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US calls for arms embargo on South Sudan

0 Visits: 354 | Saturday 10th March 2018 14:15:14
NAIROBI, Kenya - The United States has proposed an arms embargo against South Sudan in a bid to stop the ongoing conflict in the country, said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday.

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Kenya can't account for $400 million of public money

0 Visits: 223 | Saturday 10th March 2018 14:12:05
Kenya's government cannot account for $400 million in public funds, according to a damning report from the auditor general highlighting the country's failure to crack down on graft and misuse of state resources.

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Djibouti signs port deal with Singapore-based Pacific International Lines

0 Visits: 420 | Wednesday 7th March 2018 15:44:11
DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - Djibouti's Doraleh Container Terminal Management Company has signed a deal with

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Adviser to Emirates With Ties to Trump Aides Is Cooperating With Special Counsel

0 Visits: 340 | Wednesday 7th March 2018 14:57:25
An adviser to the United Arab Emirates with ties to current and former aides to President Trump is cooperating with the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, and gave testimony last week to a grand jury, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expected to mend fences during his Africa visit

0 Visits: 302 | Tuesday 6th March 2018 16:15:45
Apologies, economics and security are expected to be on the menu during Rex Tillerson's trip. The visit comes shortly after reported derogatory comments by US President Donald Trump caused an outcry across Africa.

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Parliament buildings to be reconstructed at $100m

0 Visits: 252 | Tuesday 6th March 2018 15:40:01
The Speaker of the Federal Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari has announced plans to rebuild Somalia's Parliament building, a sign of recovery after decades of civil war.

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Did an Emirates-Israel alliance Help elect Trump more than Russia?

0 Visits: 277 | Tuesday 6th March 2018 15:37:30
One of the surprises thrown up by the Gulf crisis and by the Mueller investigation is how entangled the United Arab Emirates is with Israel,

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Somaliland refutes claims by Somalia on port deal with DP World

0 Visits: 287 | Sunday 4th March 2018 21:47:22
The Somaliland Government has refuted claims by Somalia nullifying an agreement signed between the UAE ports operator DP World and the Ethiopian Government to acquire a 19 percent stake in Berbera Port.

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White South African Farmers Reportedly Want to Migrate to the U.S.

0 Visits: 827 | Sunday 4th March 2018 21:45:10
South Africa's parliament has taken steps to urge the redistribution of farming lands which would allow for land to be stripped from owners,

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Turkey Wants F-35Bs to Field an 'Aircraft Carrier in Disguise'

0 Visits: 237 | Sunday 4th March 2018 21:42:16
Turkey is the latest country to consider buying F-35Bs in order to field an "aircraft carrier in disguise."

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BREAKING: Two dead after suicide car bomb hits military base

0 Visits: 333 | Friday 2nd March 2018 14:54:20
- Two government soldiers were killed and six others injured on Friday after a suicide bomber attacked a military near Afgoye, a police offical confirmed.

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Kenya doctors 'perform brain surgery on wrong patient'

0 Visits: 205 | Friday 2nd March 2018 14:50:07
Four Kenyan medics at been suspended after cutting open the skull of the wrong patient at a hospital in Nairobi.

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Al-Shabaab kill donkeys, burn food in Bakool region

0 Visits: 278 | Friday 2nd March 2018 14:38:55
- Al-Shabaab fighters have shot and killed nine transport donkeys on Thursday suspected of ferrying goods to government-controlled areas in Bakool, an official said

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Somali women MPs resolve to push for gender-sensitive laws in parliament

0 Visits: 489 | Thursday 1st March 2018 16:47:37
Somali women legislators today resolved to work together in parliament to push for laws targeting the protection of the rights of women, children and marginalized groups

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South Africa is now also notorious for white collar crime

0 Visits: 278 | Thursday 1st March 2018 16:45:44
As if South Africa's crime rate wasn't already a problem, the country also has the highest reported rate of economic crime in the world.

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Mobile money baffles pastoralists in central Somalia

0 Visits: 207 | Thursday 1st March 2018 16:40:45
The collapse of the local shilling is forcing pastoralists from remote parts of central Somalia

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