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FIFA expands administration knowledge across Djibouti

By   /  April 12, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

FIFA insstructor Jacque Malie  addresses at the launch of FIFA MA administration course for Djibouti on Saturday 11 April 2015. PHOTO CECAFA MEDIA

Listen For the second time in two years, Djiboutian football administrators are benefiting from FIFA MA administration course to help the country acquire adequate experience in football administration. A total of 31 football administrators from division 3 clubs and the country’s five regions including three women are taking part in the 6-day course which will […]

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National Army Court sentences two men to death penalties

By   /  April 6, 2015  /  Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen The first ranking of Somali National Army Court has sentenced two men to death penalties after the Prosecutor’s Office accused them to be Al-Shabab and were behind the killing of government officials and civilians. The two men are Shu’ayb Ibrahim, 27 years old and Farah Ali Abdi, 30 years old. The Prosecutor’s Office said […]

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Leaders Call For Urgent Withdrawal Of Kenyan Troops From Somalia

By   /  April 6, 2015  /  Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, Latest, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Opposition leaders have renewed their calls for the withdrawal of Kenyan troops from Somalia as a measure of deflecting terrorist attacks. They said Al-Shabaab had made it clear that the presence of Kenyan troops in Somalia was the reason the country was often targeted by jihadist groups. Speaking at Moi University’s Odera Akango campus […]

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Somali President Says Al-Shabab Must be Confronted

By   /  April 6, 2015  /  Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says the Somalia-based al-Shabab militant group is a regional enemy that needs to be confronted. He was speaking exclusively to VOA Somali, three days after al-Shabab gunmen stormed and massacred 148 people at Garissa University in northeastern Kenya. The president expressed horror and sadness at the Garissa attack. He […]

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Kenyan Police display Garissa University attackers for identification

By   /  April 5, 2015  /  Africa, East Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Kenyan police displayed to the public four bodies of suspected Al Shabaab attackers who carried out Garissa University attack. Hundreds of Garissa residents came out to view the bodies at Garissa Primary School playground but mission was cut short after the huge crowds turned up at the playing field almost causing a stampede. Garissa […]

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Kenyan politicians urge repatriation of Somalia refugees

By   /  April 5, 2015  /  Africa, East Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen NAIROBI — Political leaders from the volatile Kenyan northeastern region on Saturday requested the government to repatriate Somalia refugees in the wake of terrorist attack at a university in the north. Led by the majority leader in the national assembly Adan Duale, the leaders regretted that refugee camps have become bleeding ground for terrorist […]

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Officials: 5 arrested in Kenya university massacre

By   /  April 4, 2015  /  Africa, East Africa, Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Security, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Five people were arrested Friday for allegedly taking part in an attack on a Kenyan university that killed at least 147, officials said. Masked gunmen, belonging to the Somali terror group al-Shabaab, stormed Garissa University on Thursday, and engaged police and military forces in a day-long siege. By the end, dozens had been killed […]

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Shabab Attack on a Kenya University Kills 147, Officials Say

By   /  April 3, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen NAIROBI, Kenya — Gunmen attacked a university campus in northeastern Kenya early Thursday, clashing with guards, forcing their way into dormitories, taking hostages and singling out non-Muslims, the authorities said. Kenya’s interior minister, Joseph Nkaissery, said that 147 people had been killed, including four attackers. He contended that the deadly siege at the university […]

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AU Special Representative condemns terrorist attack at Garissa University College in Kenya

By   /  April 3, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou has condemned the killing of innocent people by Al-Shabaab terrorists in Garissa, Kenya. Ambassador Sidikou expressed indignation at what he describes as Al Shabaab’s attempt to destroy the fabric of our common […]

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WHAT DOES THE QUEST – MIDA PROJECT CONTRIBUTE TO THE COUNTRY AND ITS PEOPLE?

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Africa, Columnists, East Africa, Horn of Africa, Papers, Reports, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Does the project serve its intended course? From 2009 up to date IOM and UNDP have been running a project entitled QUEST – MIDA which is funded by foreign countries. This project is intended to bring back the Somali Diaspora intellectuals with sound knowledge, expertise and experience to Somalia. The project’s sole aim is […]

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