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Boat hijacked by Somalia pirates freed as several pirates killed: Witnesses

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Listen A boat held by Somali pirates has been freed after a gun battle, fishermen and witnesses said on Sunday (Nov 29), claiming several of the pirates were killed. There was no precise information on the boat or the fate of its crew, whether international forces were involved in the rescue, or whether the crew […]

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Putin approves economic sanctions against Turkey

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Listen Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an executive order imposing economic sanctions against Turkey following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets on Nov. 24. According to a statement issued by the Kremlin Saturday, Putin signed the order imposing a ban on economic operations of several organizations under the jurisdiction of Turkey […]

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Putin approves economic sanctions against Turkey

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Listen Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an executive order imposing economic sanctions against Turkey following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets on Nov. 24. According to a statement issued by the Kremlin Saturday, Putin signed the order imposing a ban on economic operations of several organizations under the jurisdiction of Turkey […]

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Somali refugees steam roll Poland to take out football final

By   /  November 29, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen It wasn’t about who won and who lost but, yeah, actually, it kind of was. And that winner of the 2015 New Zealand Communities Football Cup was Somalia Wellington. The competition saw top community teams from around the country converge at Island Bay’s Wakefield Park over the weekend. The tournament was established by police […]

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China has no military ambition in Djibouti

By   /  November 29, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

Listen China confirmed on Thursday that it is in talks with Djibouti about the building of logistical facilities to support Chinese peace-keeping and anti-piracy missions near Somalia and the Gulf of Aden. Western media have been paying great attention to China’s move, saying that China is building its first overseas military base in Djibouti. They […]

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Rival militia forces battle in central Somalia: UN

By   /  November 29, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Rival militia forces have clashed in central Somalia, the United Nations said Saturday, as it called for troops to pull out from contested zones in the town of Galkayo. Fighting broke out between gunmen loyal to the Puntland and Galmudug districts, with reports of heavy gunfire as well as mortars or artillery, and hundreds […]

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Flood Caused Displacement Persists As an Estimated 144,000 People Already Affected

By   /  November 28, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The amount of rainfall in most areas of Juba and Shabelle river basins inside Somalia and in the Ethiopian Highlands continued to reduce, according to the FAO-Managed Somalia Land and Water Information Network (SWALIM). Except for Jowhar, the river levels are currently within normal range in most sections of the two rivers. While the […]

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African Union Pledges to Stop Child Marriage

By   /  November 28, 2015  /  Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Confidence was just 14 when her aunt married her off to a 42-year-old man who already had a wife. The now 22-year-old Zimbabwean says the experience shattered her. Her husband was abusive, as were his other wives. “After two years of marriage, life was so difficult for me that I tried to kill myself […]

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Somali woman arrested for ‘poisoning’ husband in Beledweyne town

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Listen Police in the central Somali town of Beledweyne have arrested a woman on suspicion of poisoning her husband, following the mysterious death of the man, officials said Friday. Four other suspected were also arrested in connection with the man’s death as authorities continue an autopsy on the man’s body. Abdikadir Mohamed Ahmed, a senior […]

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Amid Gakayo tension, Somali PM visits Adado, Garowe to defuse tension

By   /  November 28, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia’s prime minister visited Garowe town, the administrative capital of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland Friday for talks to defuse tension between Puntland and its neighboring Galmudug state following clashes in Galkayo that left at least 10 people dead this week. Hundreds of residents fled from their homes during Sunday’s clashes. Despite a ceasefire […]

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