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Eritrea rejects fresh UN Sanction, blames US

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Listen Addis Ababa (Alshahid)-Eritrea has rejected fresh sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security council on Monday night for allegedly supporting Somali militant groups to destabilize the region. A statement from the country’s Foreign Affairs Ministry in Asmara said the sanctions passed in New York were “illegal and unjust.” “The peoples of Eritrea, Ethiopia and […]

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Kenya Cabinet approves troop contribution to AMISOM

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)-The Kenyan government on Tuesday approved the African Union’s request for Kenya troops to join the AU Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) as part of the pan African body’s strategy to combat Alshabab. A statement issued in Nairobi after a Cabinet meeting which was chaired by President Mwai Kibaki said the move is […]

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Explosion in Mogadishu Kills Three People, Witness Says

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Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid)-At least three people, including a Somali policeman, have been killed as a car exploded while it was being searched in Mogadishu, sources say. Police officers stopped the car in the busy K4 junction of the capital some 50 metres from the recently reopened Turkish embassy. Police have confirmed the deaths of an […]

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After a Break to Run Somalia, Back at His Cubicle

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Listen Buffalo (New York Times)-At his cubicle at the State Transportation Department building here, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed recounted what he did during a recent leave of absence. He trimmed the size of the federal government. He instituted regular paychecks for the military. He campaigned against corruption. And he avoided being shot. “Every morning when I […]

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100 suspects arrested after Dadaab attack

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Listen More than 100 suspects were arrested at the Dadaab refugee camp on Tuesday following an attack a day earlier that killed a policeman and wounded three other officers. North Eastern Provincial Commissioner Joseph ole Serian told Capital News that the suspects were being interrogated over the attack and those found culpable would be arraigned […]

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