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Jo Johnson says colleagues are considering their position over Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Former minister Jo Johnson said some colleagues were “reflecting hard” on whether to quit over Theresa May’s Brexit plan after his dramatic resignation threw the British prime minister’s deal into jeopardy. The junior transport minister, who is the younger brother of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, issued a searing critique of May’s

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joint satament of Bahr Dar meeting Between the Leaders of Eithopia, Somalia and Eritrea

The leaders of Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, and President Isaias Afwerki held a series of consultation in Bahr Dar,Ethiopia on November 9-10,2018. The three sides stressed that this their second meeting in as many months, Highlights the historic transformation towards peace and integration in the horn of

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Saudi scholar urges US to review ties with Saudi Arabia

A Saudi scholar urged the U.S. to reconsider its support for Saudi Arabia after the murder of a Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In an article titled “Why the U.S. Can’t Control MBS [Mohammad bin Salman]” for the Foreign Affair Magazine, Madawi Al-Rasheed, a visiting professor at the Middle East Centre of the London School

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Chinese envoy promises cooperation during meeting with Somalia’s minister of fisheries

Somalia’s Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Resources Abdullahi Bidhan Warsame recently met with Chinese Ambassador Qin Jian to discuss deepening the two countries’ fisheries connections. Warsame said he would be interested receiving Chinese fisheries training and investments in infrastructure such as cold-chain, fish ports, processing facilities, and preparing products for export in exchange for allowing

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Space Force Considered as Ethiopia Overhauls Defense Capabilities

Landlocked nation in talks with nations to build naval base ,Ethiopia to rewrite part of foreign, national security policy, Ethiopia is considering adding a space force to its defense capabilities in a process to modernize the country’s military. The changes are part of broader political and economic reforms Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed began implementing after

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Somali president and his delegation arrive in Ethiopia

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia HE Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and his delegation arrived in Gondar, where they will travel to the town of Bahr Dare in Ethiopia. President Mohamed will attend a three-day conference with Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed and the President of Eritrea Isaias Afwerki. The delegation was part

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Benadir regional administration orders charities to register administration to identify their activities.

Benadir regional administration called on aid agencies operating in the Benadir region to contact the regional administration to identify their activities. Benadir governor and mayor of Mogadishu, Eng  Abdirahman Omar Osman , said the Benadir The administration will take action against the charities without registered in Mogadishu. Eng, Osman pointed out that Mogadishu has been in

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements reached between the two parties at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, as well as other bilateral deals reached between China and individual African nations. As the Chinese economy grows, African countries collectively benefit from

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EU asks “level playing field” of Britain in case of all-UK Irish backstop – sources

The European Union wants Britain to stick to the bloc’s rules on state aid, environment and workers’ rights after Brexit to prevent it from gaining unfair access to the Europeans’ single market, diplomatic sources and officials told Reuters. The EU sees this as key to ensuring a “level playing field” should the so-called Irish border

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Somali President welcomed a delegation of Turkish led by Defense Minister

Somali Times-The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, welcomed a delegation of Turkish-Turkish government led by Defense Minister Hulusi Akar to emphasize the importance of relations between the two countries. The purpose of the trip is to help the Turkish government improve its support to Somalia and to assess the ways

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