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    By JOVICA ILIC World no. 76 Evgeniya Rodina is through to the second round in Birmingham, defeating Kristina Mladenovic 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in an hour and 48 minutes. Both players created ten break

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    Flight deck of the U.S aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is seen as sailors swip the deck for foreign object and debris (FOD) walk-down on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft

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  • Uganda People’s Defense Forces Captain kills self after shooting colleague in Somalia

    A Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) Captain in Somalia has committed suicide after shooting his colleague. The soldier whose identity hasn’t been established reportedly turned his gun

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  • Egypt’s ex-President Mohamed Morsi dies after court appearance

    Egypt’s first democratically elected president had suffered from neglect during his nearly six years of imprisonment. Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing

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    Kenya has since tried to negotiate Somalia to drop the ICJ case for a more diplomatic bilateral settlement to restore relations between the two countries. The call for a negotiated settlement was

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WTA Birmingham: Pliskova and Konta win. Svitolina and Mladenovic bow out

By JOVICA ILIC World no. 76 Evgeniya Rodina is through to the second round in Birmingham, defeating Kristina Mladenovic 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in an hour and 48 minutes. Both players created ten break

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Book on Amisom examines Kenya’s record in Somalia

Successes and failures in Kenya’s eight-year-long military campaign against al-Shabaab are examined in a recently published history of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).

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Wounds of Garissa Attack, Four Years On

Kenya Should Review Counter-Terror Tactics to Address Abuse Four years ago this month, gunmen attacked Kenya’s Garissa University, killing at least 147 people, most of them students. It was one

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What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country’s ethnic federalism is not working. After just four months in office, Ethiopia’s reformist Prime Minister Abiy

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