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Somali elder wants to meet Obama

Mr Mohamed Hassan Mumin, a peace elder from Wajir County who dressed former US President Barack Obama in traditional Somali outfit in 2006, is now seeking to meet him. Yesterday, Mr Obama held talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition ...

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ATPU boss summoned to court in terrorism case against three girls

A Mombasa court has summoned regional Anti-Terror Police Unit head Charles Ogeto over a case on terror-related charges against three girls. Chief Magistrate Evans Makori said Ogeto should appear before the court to give clarifications on numerous issues. Makori said ...

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Mayor Yarisow & Deputy of SRSG discussed humanitarian issues

Mogadishu 02 July 2018 The Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng Yarisow) held a special meeting with Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary‑General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Mr. Peter DeClerq and ...

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Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

Fifteen people died and 70 were injured when fire swept through a market and nearby homes in central Nairobi in the early hours of Thursday. The blaze broke out in a timber yard, said Nairobi regional coordinator Kangethe Thuku, a ...

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Zimbabwe leader Mnangagwa visits injured blast victims

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has visited victims of the Bulawayo explosion that rocked Zanu-PF’s rally where he narrowly escaped death. Pictures emerged on social media of Mnangagwa standing next to a hospital bed where one of his vice presidents’ wife, ...

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9 top Ethiopia police officials arrested over Addis rally attack

Ethiopians gather around an ambulance in Meskel Square in Addis Ababa on June 23, 2018, after an attack on a rally called by the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The deputy commissioner of police in charge of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital ...

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UAE relief ship arrives at Kismayo Port, Somalia

ABU DHABI, 23rd June, 2018 (WAM) — A UAE ship carrying 824 tonnes of food aid has arrived at Port of Kismayo, Jubaland State, Somalia. The relief ship has been sent in line with the directives of President His Highness ...

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Ethiopia: Grenade attack caused blast at rally for PM Abiy Ahmed

An explosion has struck a large rally by supporters of Ethiopia’s new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in the capital, Addis Ababa. Abiy had just wrapped up his speech at Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square before tens of thousands of people ...

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