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Somalia 2 Sudan 0: CECAFA U-15 championship

0 Visits: 179 | Friday August 23, 2019 - 23:17:08
Somalia's Ocean Stars youngsters thrashed Sudan 2-0 at the ongoing CECAFA U-15 championship at Asmara National Stadium on Thursday afternoon to clinch Somalia's first win at the youth tourney.

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CPJ: Unidentified men take Erick Kabendera from Tanzanian home

0 Visits: 246 | Tuesday July 30, 2019 - 07:33:57
Nairobi, July 29, 2019-- The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned for the safety of investigative reporter Erick Kabendera who was forcefully removed from his home today, and called on Tanzanian police to disclose whether they have him in custody.

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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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Trudeau condemns hotel attack that killed 26 including Somali-Canadian journalist

0 Visits: 323 | Monday July 15, 2019 - 20:10:11
In a statement issued Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned an extremist attack in Somalia which killed 26, including a prominent Somali-Canadian journalist and her husband.

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Acting PS of the Somalia Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives a copy of the credentials of the new Russian Ambassador

0 Visits: 408 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 12:45:00
Mogadishu, July 10 , 2019 - The Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Adv. Hersi Haji Olosow , received on Wednesday at his office in the ministry a copy of the credentials of the new Ambassador of the Russian Federation, HE Mr. Mikhail Golovanov.

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DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province

0 Visits: 185 | Tuesday July 02, 2019 - 19:23:16
Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world's second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen.

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UPDF soldiers kill themselves in Somalia

0 Visits: 142 | Monday May 13, 2019 - 13:34:12
Kampala- The army is investigating the circumstances under which one of its soldiers deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia, shot his administration officer dead before killing himself.

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PRESS RELEASE: Emergency water and sanitation units deployed to disaster-struck Mozambique

0 Visits: 279 | Thursday March 21, 2019 - 22:58:47
Beira/Nairobi/Geneva, 21 March 2019 – Two major emergency response units are being deployed to Beira in Mozambique as the world's largest humanitarian network continues to scale up its response to Cyclone Idai.

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UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts

0 Visits: 246 | Monday March 18, 2019 - 07:25:44
The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to latest news reports.

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Many dead in New Zealand shooting at two mosques during Friday prayers

0 Visits: 262 | Friday March 15, 2019 - 08:14:00
WELLINGTON - A gunman opened fire on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers and forcing the city of Christchurch into lockdown as police launched a massive manhunt.

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Rwanda accuses Uganda of supporting rebels

0 Visits: 332 | Tuesday March 05, 2019 - 21:52:00
Rwanda on Tuesday accused Uganda of supporting rebel groups opposed to President Paul Kagame's government, amid a resurgence of hostility between the African neighbors.

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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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Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief

0 Visits: 242 | Sunday March 03, 2019 - 10:40:31
Responding to the violent deaths of five children in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on Thursday, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), said that Yemen's civil war continues to take a "horrific toll" on children.

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the situation in Sudan

0 Visits: 238 | Saturday March 02, 2019 - 09:47:44
The EU is closely following the situation in Sudan. Measures being adopted under the newly declared state of emergency, the increased role of the military in governing the country, further curtail fundamental freedoms and undermine the recent offer of a new political dialogue.

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South Sudan's armed groups commit to end violations against children

0 Visits: 243 | Tuesday February 26, 2019 - 09:40:37
Beatrice Mategwa An unusual gathering in Juba, and an unusual dose of honesty.

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Ethiopia, Djibouti Sign 3.2 Bln USD Natural Gas Pipeline Agreement

0 Visits: 315 | Monday February 18, 2019 - 17:16:49
Addis Ababa(Horn Observer)- Ethiopia and Djibouti signed agreement for laying down 760 km natural gas pipeline that stretches from Elala and Kalub to Djibouti port, local media reported.

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WFP expects Yemen's warring sides reach agreement to facilitate access to mills in Hodeidah

0 Visits: 268 | Friday February 15, 2019 - 08:11:37
The World Food Programme (WFP) expects Yemeni warring parties to reach an agreement soon to facilitate access by humanitarian workers to the Red Sea Mills in the key port city of Hodeidah, a WFP official told Xinhua on Thursday.

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Sudanese president says "youth constitutes positive energy"

0 Visits: 321 | Thursday February 14, 2019 - 08:07:04
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Wednesday that 2019 would be a year for peace in the country amid economic protests, media reports said.

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PRESS RELEASE: DEAL 2019 in Dubai to unleash robots, drones, virtual reality concepts aimed at African markets

0 Visits: 474 | Wednesday February 13, 2019 - 16:13:58
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 13, 2019/ -- The entertainment concepts are evolving and have taken a completely new avatar with the growing popularity of virtual reality gaming concepts.

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Ethiopia: Mosques looted, set on fire in Gondor Zone, Amhara regional State

0 Visits: 319 | Wednesday February 13, 2019 - 08:05:02
Horn Observer - At least three mosques were torched in two separate attacks, one of the mosques looted before being set fire on February 10, according to the Ethiopian police

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