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Arab extraordinary summit closes with final statement.

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)-The Arab extraordinary summit attended by 15 state leaders in Libyan city of Sirte closed Saturday evening after discussing the Arab League (AL) reform, Arab neighborhood policies and other key regional issues. The AL chief Amr Moussa declared the statement which includes developing joint Arab action mechanism, boosting Arab neighborhood bonds and Arab […]

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Review committee endorses Abdikadir.

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)- The Parliamentary Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee has finally resolved a row pitting coalition partners ODM and PNU against each other and delayed the work of the crucial law reform committee. Mandera Central MP Abdikadir Mohamed has finally taken over the leadership of the crucial team hours after relinquishing his chairmanship at the […]

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AMISOM: We need more boots on the ground.

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)- UPDF soldiers are part of the African Union (Amisom) force helping to bring peace to the war-weary Somalia. Risdel Kasasira interviewed UPDF Maj. Gen. Nathan Mugisha, who is also the Amisom overall commander, on a wide range of issues related to Amisom’s attempt to stabilise Somalia. The excerpts:- What is the overall […]

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Former Ghanaian President named AU envoy to Somalia.

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Listen Addis Ababa (Alshahid) – African Union chairman Jean Ping has appointed former Ghanaian leader Jerry Rawlings as his special envoy to Somalia, the AU said on Saturday. The body said Ping had been asked by African leaders to appoint a “high-level personality” who could garner support and generate more attention to the conflict in […]

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