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Sudan: IFJ demands release of journalists' union leader seized by military

0 Visits: 310 | Thursday July 25, 2019 - 20:00:20
Brussels, 25th July 2019- The IFJ has backed demands for the immediate release of the head of the Sudanese Journalists Union (SJU) after he was seized by the country's military authorities.


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Somalia-Kenya maritime court case still pending, ICJ source says

0 Visits: 280 | Sunday March 10, 2019 - 09:59:05
The maritime delimitation case between Somalia and Kenya still pending before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as there are no indications for a proposed alternative option, according to ICJ source.

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Kenya, Somalia to 'work towards peace' in sea border spat

0 Visits: 318 | Thursday March 07, 2019 - 08:03:05
Kenya and Somalia agreed Wednesday "to work towards peace" in a spat over an oil- and gas-rich region of the Indian Ocean, said the office of Ethiopia's Prime Minister, who mediated in talks between the neighbours.

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Ethiopian, Kenyan and Eritrean Leaders Meet in Eritrean Capital to Strengthen Regional Cooperation

0 Visits: 328 | Sunday March 03, 2019 - 19:59:37
Addis Ababa, (Horn Observer) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday arrived on separate flights in Asmara in a bit to boost bilateral matters, only a day after Kenyan president traveled to Ethiopia for high level investment forum, local media reports.

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Somali Lawmaker demands Kenyan forces out of AMISOM

0 Visits: 419 | Friday February 22, 2019 - 11:17:56
Somalia Member of Parliament has called for Kenyan forces be removed from the more than 22,000 strong African Union Forces in Somalia (AMISOM) as a diplomatic row between Kenya and Somalia simmers.

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Somalia sends measured response to Kenya over alleged auctioning gas and oil blocks

0 Visits: 332 | Sunday February 17, 2019 - 22:21:19
In a statement sent by Somalia Foreign Ministry to the Kenyan government, Somalia regretted that Kenya expelled the ambassador without consulting it.

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Kenya, Somalia officially cut diplomatic ties over oil exploration dispute

0 Visits: 375 | Saturday February 16, 2019 - 21:33:27
Kenya and Somalia has officially cut diplomatic relations after Kenya recalled its Somalia ambassador and told Somali envoy out of the country over alleged auctioning of oil blocs belonging to Kenya.

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Somalia: 40,000 ton sugar shipment Kenya sent back to Brazil over quality concerns offloaded in Mogadishu - reports

0 Visits: 319 | Saturday February 09, 2019 - 21:17:37
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A 40,000 ton of low quality sugar that was shipped back to Brazil by Kenyan authorities after failing to meet Kenya Bureau of Standards, is currently offloaded in Mogadishu port, local media reported.

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Press Release: African Defenders launches the Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative in South Africa

0 Visits: 267 | Friday February 08, 2019 - 21:19:49
On 6 February 2019, AfricanDefenders (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) launched the Ubuntu Hub Cities in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town – an Africa based relocation programme for human rights defenders (HRDs). "In designing the concept of Ubuntu Hub Cities, we wanted to challenge…

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Kenya increases security patrol at border with Somalia to stop terrorists - reports

0 Visits: 266 | Saturday February 02, 2019 - 09:31:57
Kenya has intensified security patrols at the border points with Somalia to stop intrusion by al-Shabaab militants responsible for a spate of attacks targeting civilians and government installations, officials said Friday.

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Al-Shabaab terror money unnoticed in Kenya

0 Visits: 400 | Wednesday January 30, 2019 - 07:47:14
When Mr Hassan Abdi Nur, a mobile money agent, was arraigned for the 14 Riverside Drive attack, it must have come as a shock to people in similar businesses that the nature and size of transactions could put them in danger.

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Kenya police arrest 12 in fresh security swoop in Dadaab refugee camp

0 Visits: 314 | Tuesday January 29, 2019 - 18:14:40
Nairobi (Horn Observer) Kenya police have arrested 12 suspects at the Dadaab Refugee Camp during a major security swoop conducted two weeks after a terror attack in the Kenyan capital, in which 21 people were killed, Kenyan media reported.

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Press Release: IGAD - EU mediation team meet to share experience on best practices in Mediation

0 Visits: 306 | Sunday January 27, 2019 - 13:49:56
24-01-2019, Kampala, Uganda: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Mediation and Support Unit (MSU) and the European Union Mediation Support Unit (EUMST) kick started a two-day Peer-to-Peer Experience Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge workshop this morning at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala

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KENYA: Explosion in Nairobi, police seals off scene outside a cinema

0 Visits: 292 | Saturday January 26, 2019 - 23:17:07
An explosive device went off outside a cinema in a busy part of the capital, injuring one person late on Saturday, a police officer said.

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Former Somalia leader condemns Kenya attack, calls enhanced int'l effort against terror

0 Visits: 561 | Wednesday January 23, 2019 - 22:51:42
Former Somalia President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed on Wednesday condemned the Nairobi DusitD2 terror attack as he called on the international community not to neglect his war-ravaged nation.

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KENYA: Rise of female jihadists complicates anti-terror war

0 Visits: 308 | Sunday January 20, 2019 - 12:13:09
BY: DAILY NATION: - They are young, intelligent, beautiful and deadly. Welcome to the world of female jihadists, two of whom are currently being sought by the Kenyan police over Tuesday's attack at the DusitD2 hotel and office complex in Nairobi, which has so far claimed 21 lives.

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Kenya Defense Forces destroy Somali Telecom Base in Lower Jubba region.

0 Visits: 470 | Tuesday January 15, 2019 - 20:46:33
Kismayo (Horn Observer) The Kenyan defense forces has this week destroyed a local telecom base in Lower Jubba region, the latest a series of attacks against company's basis in Southern Somalia.

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Somalia's Shabab Claims responsibility of Nairobi Hotel Attack in Kenya

0 Visits: 324 | Tuesday January 15, 2019 - 19:35:21
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Somali militant group Al-Shabab on Tuesday afternoon claimed responsibility for an attack in Nairobi's Westgate area, local media reported.

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SGR pact with China a risk to Kenyan sovereignty, assets - Daily Nation

0 Visits: 341 | Monday January 14, 2019 - 22:03:53
Kenya's key strategic assets at home and abroad will not be protected by "sovereignty" and risk being seized by the Chinese government should there be a default in repaying the Standard Gauge Railway loan, a copy of the contract seen by the Sunday Nation reveals.

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CARE International relocates its Somalia office to Mogadishu

0 Visits: 382 | Wednesday December 26, 2018 - 19:57:58
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Somali minister of planning Gamal Mohamed Hassan has officially opened the office CARE International on Wednesday, after relocating its main office in Mogadishu, officials said.

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