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  • Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants

    Women sit among men in a newly opened cafe in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2019. REUTERS/ Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances

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  • The European Union has announced a €170 million aid package to support Ethiopia’s economic reform

    The European Union has announced a €170 million aid package to support Ethiopia’s economic reform, health, elections and climate change. Newly elected EU Commission president Ursula von der

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  • Two Somali Ministers are standing trial in Parliament

    Photo/Somali Times Mogadishu, The meeting of the parliament was officially opened, which was attended by the Minister of Security, Mohamed Abukar Islo, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation,

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  • MP pocketed over Sh300m for ‘helping’ Italian firm win multibillion dam project

    Credit: Daily Nation Lamu West MP Stanley Muthama at the Eldoret chief magistrate’s court on July 1, 2019 where he was charged with failing to remit Sh487 million in taxes. He was freed on

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  • State Department Policy is Fueling Al-Shabaab Resurgence

    Photo/Somali Times By Michael Rubin It is time for Foggy Bottom and Congress to wake-up, because poor choices in the U.S. Embassy in Somalia increasingly waste taxpayer funds, endanger regional

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Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants

Women sit among men in a newly opened cafe in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2019. REUTERS/ Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances

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Internet in eastern Ethiopia shut down after regional violence

Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

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Turkish Deputy Prime Minister visits Mogadishu

Mogadishu-A delegation led by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu has arrived in Mogadishu, a visit to Somalia. The government officials welcomed the delegation as the Deputy Prime

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British PM approves Huawei role in 5G network: report

AFP/File / JOHN MACDOUGALL Last month, Britain identified “significant technological issues” in Huawei’s engineering processes that pose “new risks” for the

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