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PM Hailemariam Desalegn on first state visit to Ghana (Text+Pictures)

0 Visits: 401 | Sunday April 10, 2016 - 03:38:12
Awramba Times (Accra, Ghana) – Ethiopian Prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn is in a three day official state visit in the west African nation of Ghana. PM Hailemariam, who was arrived on Thursday, 7th April, 2016, accompanied by his wife, Roman Tesfaye, will hold talks with President John Mahama…

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Tanzania Opens Warm Diplomatic Relations with Rwanda

0 Visits: 385 | Sunday April 10, 2016 - 03:26:22
A new chapter of warm relations has opened between the governments of Tanzania and Rwanda after Tanzanian President John Magufuli officially participated in the 22-year remembrance of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, according to Tanzanian Foreign Minister Augustine Mahiga.

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Giulio Regeni murder: Italy recalls ambassador to Egypt

0 Visits: 291 | Sunday April 10, 2016 - 03:05:57
Italy has recalled its ambassador to Egypt for consultations over the murder of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo. It comes after Egyptian officials briefed their Italian counterparts on the investigation into the killing. Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni tweeted (in Italian) that Italy wanted…

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U.S., Ethiopia sign new agreement, enhance security partnership

0 Visits: 357 | Friday April 08, 2016 - 03:58:50
Senior defense and government officials from the U.S. and Ethiopia held the sixth annual Bilateral Defense Committee March 31, 2016, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ministerial-level meeting produced a new agreement outlining the cross-exchange of logistics, services, supplies, and support between the…

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Sudan's Omar al-Bashir 'to step down in 2020'

0 Visits: 288 | Friday April 08, 2016 - 03:37:51
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has told the BBC he will step down in 2020, when his current mandate ends. Mr Bashir also denied allegations of abuses perpetrated by the Sudanese forces in renewed violence against black African villages who took up arms in the country's western Darfur region.…

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First Somaliland Diaspora announces his Bid to run Kulmiye Parliamentary election [See VIDEO]

0 Visits: 331 | Thursday April 07, 2016 - 03:54:34
Abdirahman Mohamud Mohamed" Known' as (Dhoore)" he made the announcement in well organized and well attended Ceremony held in Capital of Uk London,

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Somaliland: Former Minister of Labor Dr Aw Dahir Passes Away

0 Visits: 280 | Thursday April 07, 2016 - 03:42:01
Former Somaliland Minister of labor and social affairs Dr. Abdi Aw Dahir Ali passed away in Burao after a massive heart attack. According to family sources the late minister died at a local Burao hospital after he was rushed there on the night of 5th April 2016 following heart complications.

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Puntland ex-President announces run for Somalia Presidency

0 Visits: 312 | Thursday April 07, 2016 - 03:35:44
With four months left to national polls in Somalia, former Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole has announced his presidential bid in the upcoming elections under the shadow of bilateral agreement on newly introduced model, Garowe Online reports.

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Puntland:-One dead, two wounded in Bosaso army base attack

0 Visits: 461 | Sunday March 20, 2016 - 06:11:44
One person was confirmed killed and two others sustained variety of wounds in a night-time gun attack on an army base in Bosaso city, the commercial hub of Puntland state by Al shabaab militants.

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Puntland says it killed scores of Al shabaab fighters in Nugal fighting

0 Visits: 437 | Sunday March 20, 2016 - 06:09:49
Security forces in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland killed more than 60 Islamist militants and regained some territory in a counter-offensive against al Shabaab, regional officials said.

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Govt sends planeloads of weapons to Puntland [See VIDEO]

0 Visits: 436 | Friday March 18, 2016 - 06:47:18
Somalia's federal government has sent two planes carrying weapons and military supplies to the north-eastern autonomy state of Puntland to helo fight against Al shabaab militants.

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Protest Against Puntland President in Minnesota [See Photos]

0 Visits: 899 | Sunday March 13, 2016 - 08:36:24
over Thousands people participated in a peaceful protest outside of the Puntland"s president Dr Abdiweli Mohamed Ali speech at convention center" Minnesota is home to the largest Somali community in the USA estimated 30,000" the protest accused Puntland President of clan favoritism

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Minnesota Puntland communities DIVIDED - will this be the LEGACY of Dr. Gaas?

0 Visits: 603 | Sunday March 13, 2016 - 07:32:08
As some of the Puntland Somali Diaspora community members that I spoke confirmed me, there will be a protest against Dr. Gaas outside Minneapolis convention center - which is the place that is expected Dr. Gaas to speak with the Somali community in MN. To some, that is an indicative of the division…

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Somali president attends Security meeting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 526 | Sunday March 06, 2016 - 04:57:30
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the president of the federal republic of Somalia has attended a key security meeting held in Mogadishu, to discuss ways to tackle Al shabaab attacks in the country.

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Sudan Islamist opposition leader Turabi dies aged 84

0 Visits: 437 | Sunday March 06, 2016 - 04:55:28
Hassan al-Turabi, the Sudanese opposition leader who helped bring President Omar al-Bashir to power, has died at 84 in the capital Khartoum. A hospital source told AFP news agency he had suffered a heart attack. Mr Turabi was a key ally of Mr Bashir when he took power in a coup in 1989 but they fell…

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Qatar has granted a political asylum Sheikh Atam

0 Visits: 553 | Sunday March 06, 2016 - 04:44:33
Qatar has granted a political asylum to a former rebel commander with the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group who defected from the insurgent group in 2014 following months of secret talks with the government, sources said on Saturday. Mohamed Saed Atom, the commander of Galgala based militants in Puntland,…

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Uganda election: Facebook and Whatsapp blocked

0 Visits: 560 | Thursday February 18, 2016 - 21:47:09
Social media has been blocked in Uganda on the day of presidential elections to stop people "telling lies", President Yoweri Museveni has said. Mr Museveni, 71, is seeking to extend his 30-year rule, in a race widely seen as the tightest in the East African state's histor

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Former Governor Sanag Region has died

0 Visits: 816 | Wednesday February 17, 2016 - 01:04:12
Former Governor Sanag Region, Mohamud, Said Nour" has died overnight on Sunday in Hargaisa according to colleagues and relatives,Galgalanews.com, current Sanag Governor Momaud Ismail Ayon has sent condolences to his bereaved families. Allah Grant him Janatul Fardousa Amini Amin

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Somalia: Puntland finalizes TPEC lineup

0 Visits: 718 | Wednesday February 17, 2016 - 00:33:36
Puntland Government in northern Somalia has finalized a lineup of 9-member committee set to oversee State's direct vote by 2019 in a move hailed by EU on Tuesday, Garowe Online reports. Parliament Speaker Ahmed Ali Hashi has named the remaining four members a day after President Abdiweli Mohamed…

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IN MEMORIAM: AMB. ABDULLAHI SAID OSMAN By Ismail Ali Ismail (Geeldoon)

0 Visits: 883 | Sunday February 14, 2016 - 08:00:15
On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 the Somali people lost one of their best and brightest advocates and senior diplomats in the person of Ambassador Abdullahi Said Osman, who passed away in the U.S, and in him I also lost a great friend of long standing – a friend whose memory I shall cherish for the…

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