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Zambia won’t arrest former US President Bush: minister

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Listen Lusaka (Alshahid)-Zambia will not arrest former US president George W Bush during his African tour for violating international torture laws, the foreign minister said on Saturday. Earlier in the week, Amnesty International said it had asked Tanzania, Zambia and Ethiopia to arrest Bush, “someone who has admitted to authorizing waterboarding.” As president, Bush authorized […]

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Qatar World Cup organizers distribute US$400k ticket proceeds to Somali famine victims

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Listen Doha (Alshahid)-Celebrating the first anniversary of Qatar winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee marked the day by distributing funds to aid famine victims in Somalia. The ticketing proceeds from the friendly match that took place between Brazil v Egypt on last November 14 in Doha raised US $400K for […]

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Sudan may still expel Kenya envoy after arrest ruling

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Listen Khartoum (Reuters) – Sudan may still expel Kenya’s ambassador after two weeks if Kenya does not take steps to cancel a Nairobi court ruling to arrest Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, the foreign ministry said on Saturday. The court this week ordered Kenya’s government to carry out an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against […]

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Kenya’s Premature Invasions of Southern Somalia Stalls Balkanization

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Listen By: Dr, Michael A Weinstein During the second half of November, the process of dividing the territories of post-independence Somalia into a set of dependencies on regional powers (Ethiopia and Kenya) entered its first and tentative phase and immediately stalled. On November 25, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (I.G.A.D.), the sub-regional organization composed of […]

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