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Somalia, Kenyan foreign ministers discusses on borders

Nairobi – – Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mr. Ahmed Issa Awad meets with Kenyan foreign minister Mrs . Monica Juma. meeting discussed bilateral relations and a number of issues in the region and the world, especially in conditions of the construction of the wall being built between Mandera and Beled Hawo and

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Somalia, Kenyan Presidents Discuss a border dispute

The governor of Gedo region Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamed has talked about the situation in Somalia between the two countries in the conflict-ravaged country. The chairman said that a special meeting between the delegations of the two countries and discussed solutions achieve this and to implement the terms agreed upon by the President of Kenya,

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Somalia asked for UN action against UAE base in Berbera

Somalia has urged the United Nations Security Council to take action against the construction of a United Arab Emirates military base in Somaliland. Speaking at the Security Council on Tuesday, Mr Abukar Osman, Somalia’s ambassador to the UN, said the agreement between Somaliland and the UAE to establish the base in the port city of

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South Africa, Hermanus protests: More than 100 Somali spaza shops torched

About 120 Somali-owned small businesses have been torched in Zwelihle, Hermanus, in violence associated with community protests, a group of Somali shop owners said on Tuesday. “I ran with my children and my wife,” said one man who did not want to be named or photographed. “They burnt my shop, my house, and they turned

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Angola charges son of ex-president dos Santos with fraud

The son of Angola’s ex-president, José Filomeno dos Santos, has been charged with fraud relating to a $500 million transaction out of an account belonging to the central bank, the prosecutor general’s office said on Monday. Dos Santos is the highest profile figure to be charged since President Joao Lourenco succeeded former leader Jose Eduardo

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Somalia to start talks with Kenya over a border dispute

Nairobi – Delegates from Somalia and Kenya are scheduled to start talks over border dispute on Tuesday in Nairobi.Kenya started constructing security wall along Somalia-Kenya border after Al-Shabaab militants waged deadly attacks inside Kenya. Speaking to the media, Gedo governor, Mohamed Mohamud Mohamed said Somalia and Kenya would engage in dialogue to resolve the border

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DP World Wins 30-Year Concession for Greenfield Port of Banana in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World and Jose Makila Sumanda, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Transport and Communications, Democratic Republic of the Congo, at the signing of the Port of Banana concession in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – DP World has won a 30-year

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Ethiopia crisis: Kenya must abandon indifference and speak up – Human Rights Watch

International rights group, Human Rights Watch says as a matter of urgency, the Kenyan government must speak on the political and security ongoings in neighbouring Ethiopia. According to HRW, Kenya especially and the entire East Africa region needed to encourage Ethiopia to undertake needed reforms and to halt its continued descent into chaos. A March

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Somali foreign Minister meets Rwandan counterpart in Kigali

Kigali– The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mr Ahmed Issa Awad, met with Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African Community, Ms. Louise Mushikiwabo in Kigali and expressed the aspiration of Somalia to strengthen relations with friendly Rwanda, especially in light of the common desire

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Turkey condemns bomb blast in Somali capital

Turkey on Friday “strongly” condemned the “heinous terrorist attack” Thursday in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. At least 17 people were killed and more than six wounded when a car bomb exploded on the busiest street in Mogadishu. Somali-based al-Qaeda-affiliated  group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack on the Internet. In a written statement, the Turkish Foreign

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