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Saudi Arabia ‘to release 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners’

Saudi Arabia has agreed to release 1,000 Ethiopian nationals who have been in prison in the Gulf state for a variety of offences, Ethiopian state-affiliated media said. The decision was made after a request by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, ...

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Somalia has taken Kenya to the International Maritime Court. Where do you stand? Mrs Monica, Kenya’s Foreign Minister has been asked.

The most fights happen in a family scenario. Because you are close to each other, you are more likely to be in dispute with your brother than your cousin, who is more distant. But it is not the scenario we ...

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British Embassy honors Chevening scholars from Somalia

The British Ambassador to Somalia, H.E. David Concar, hosted a welcome home event for young Somali alumni who had spent a year studying in some of the UK’s top universities, with support from the prestigious Chevening scholarship scheme. During the ...

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Thirty-two countries attend US ceremony to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, says Israel’s foreign ministry.

Israel’s foreign ministry said all 86 countries with diplomatic missions in Israel were invited to the embassy opening, and 33 confirmed attendance. However, the Nigerian and Thai representatives did not attend. Most countries say the status of Jerusalem – a ...

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AMISOM initiates training workshop for Somali Police officers on communication skills

A one-week training to enhance communication skills of Somali Police officers opened in the capital, Mogadishu, yesterday. The training, organized by the police component of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), is being attended by officers drawn from Mogadishu and ...

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President Uhuru says Kenya cannot be safe if Somalia is unstable

The Kenyan government has warned that the activities of foreign powers seeking to undermine the government in Mogadishu are a threat to regional security. It was Kenya’s first direct comment on a raging battle between Gulf powers, led by the ...

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Al-Shabab Fighters Encounter Intense Resistance From Pastoralists

Reports from a village known as Dhobley,in Lower Jubba territory say,there occurred a heavy clash today between Al-Shabaab fighters and the residents who settle there. Some sources say the inhabitants who fought Al-Shabaab were pastoralists. The exact casualty of the ...

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10 journalists including AFP photographer among dozens killed in Afghan attacks

Ten journalists including Agence France-Presse’s chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, were among dozens killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan Monday, in the deadliest day for the country’s media since 2001. Two suicide blasts in Kabul killed 25 people including ...

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Somalia and UN meet over illegal charcoal sale in Somalia

Representatives from Somali government and United Nations will meet next week in Mogadishu to discuss ways of stopping illegal charcoal trade in the country. Charcoal exportation was prohibited by the UN Security Council resolution and the Somali government in 2012 ...

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