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173 people die in extremist attacks in kenya in 2014: police

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Islamic extremists killed 173 people in Kenya in 2014, the highest number in the three years that Kenya has experienced violence blamed on neighboring Somalia’s al-Shabab militants, Kenya’s police force said Wednesday. The 2014 death toll is even higher than that of 2013 when extremists killed 67 people in the assault on Nairobi’s Westgate […]

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Victorious Djiboutian girls receive bonus after beating Qatar at home

By   /  February 17, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen The President of Djibouti Football Federation, Mr Souleiman Hassan Waberi has on Monday awarded his female youngsters with cash for their professional performance at the ongoing Pan Arab women’s U 17 tournament in Doha. The cheering president who arrived in Doha earlier on Monday morning, met with the girls within minutes after his arrival […]

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Djibouti’s parliament speaker dies

By   /  February 13, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Djibouti’s speaker of parliament has died in the Djiboutian capital on Thursday, aged 70, Somali parliament speaker confirmed on Friday. Mr. Ali who had been the President of the National Assembly of Djibouti since 2003 has died of unspecified illness, according Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, Somalia’s parliament speaker. Born in Ali Sabieh in 1945, […]

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Ethiopia Distributes its Cargo Among

By   /  February 13, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

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Listen Ethiopia is to start using the Port of Berbera this month on an agreement reached between the two countries on January 29, 2015, while the use of Port Sudan has started by the importation of 50,000tn of fertilizer. Ethiopia had expressed its dependence on Port Djibouti as a concern when it issued a one […]

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Drone targets senior Shebab militant in Somalia: US

By   /  February 4, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen US drone aircraft targeted a senior figure in Somalia’s Shebab militia, the Pentagon said Tuesday, in the latest bid to take out leaders of the Al-Qaeda-linked group. US special operations forces “using unmanned aircraft and several Hellfire missiles” carried out the strike on Saturday against Shebab’s chief of external operations and planning, spokesman Rear […]

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UN Says 826 Somali Refugees Return Home From Kenya

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen The UN refugee agency said Wednesday that some 826 Somali refugees living in northern Kenya have voluntarily returned home since a pilot project was launched on Dec. 8 last year. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its bi- weekly Update that a total of 341 individuals returned to Somalia in January, […]

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Three men jailed for an attempt to establish Islamic State in Ethiopia

By   /  January 16, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Reports from Addis-Ababa indicate that three individuals accused off attempting to establish an Islamic State in Ethiopia have been sentenced in An Ethiopian Court. Two British nationals and a Somali man were found guilty and were sentenced to an imprisonment between four and seven years for terrorism related charges,Ethiopian radio Fana aired. The reports […]

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53rd Extra-Ordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers

By   /  January 10, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen The IGAD Council of Ministers held its 53rd Extraordinary Session on Somalia on 10 January 2015 at Hotel SYL in Mogadishu. The Council meeting was officially opened by H.E President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia. H.E Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmake presided over the closing session. The Council meeting […]

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Somalia locks down capital ahead of East Africa summit

By   /  January 9, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Somali soldiers put large parts of the capital Mogadishu under lockdown Friday ahead of the first meeting of a regional east African trade bloc in the war-torn nation for over two decades. “Security has been tightened because of the IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) delegation,” said Daud Aweys, spokesman for the presidential palace, as […]

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Kenya’s security act threatens refugees

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

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Listen Human rights groups are warning that Kenya’s controversial Security Amendment Act still poses a threat to refugees’ rights despite a high courtdecision on Friday that suspends parts of the bill for 30 days pending a full court hearing. The suspension included a section of the wide-ranging bill, popularly known as the ‘anti-terror’ law, that […]

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