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Gulf crisis is destabilising Somalia

The Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates  decision to break relations with Qatar, and more importantly their insistence for others to follow their lead, has pitted the Federal Government of Somalia ‘Somali Government against many of its federal member states. This has created a serious challenge for the country’s nascent state-building process.When Saudi Arabia cut ties with

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Uhuru hits out at Raila Odinga over London visit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has criticised National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga’s visit to the United Kingdom, accusing him of a plot to bring about a shared government. While campaigning in Kenol, Murang’a County, the President Kenyatta said that the country does not need foreign mediators for it is not in crisis. We are not interested

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Lawmaker: Turkey is playing key role in the lives of Somalis

A Somali parliamentarian Tuesday commended the Turkish government for its contributions to developing infrastructure as well as providing humanitarian aid to the Horn of Africa country. ‘‘The Turkish government is playing a significant role in the lives of Somalis and its government,’’ currently attending the Pan-African Parliament in South Africa,  in an interview. He said

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President El-Sisi, Somali counterpart discuss bilateral ties via phone

Cairo President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi on Monday received a telephone call from Somali President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, who expressed his appreciation for the historic relations between the two countries, praising Egypt’s role in supporting Somalia to achieve stability. The Somali President expressed his country’s appreciation for the technical support provided by Egypt to Somalia, as

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Uhuru Kenyatta dares Raila to pull out of repeat poll

Raila Odinga plans to pull out of the repeat presidential election, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.The President challenged Mr Odinga to quit the race if he is not interested, saying Kenyans want the issue of elections done away with once and for all. “Kenyans are tired and want to move forward. If he Mr Odinga

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