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Bloody rivalry erupts between al-Shabab, IS group in Somalia

A bloody rivalry has emerged between extremist groups in Somalia as the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab hunts upstart fighters allied to the Islamic State group, who have begun demanding protection payments from major businesses, officials tell The Associated Press

AMISOM to handover Somalia’s military academy at the end of the month

A military training institution which the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has occupied for more than a decade will be handed over to the Somali National Army at the end of this month.
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AMISOM to handover Somalia’s military academy at the end of the month

A military training institution which the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has occupied for more than a decade will be handed over to the Somali National Army at the end of this month.

Ex- Wajir Governor to return to court to challenge Governor Mohamed Abdi's win

Lawyers representing former Wajir governor Ahmed Abdullahi have vowed to go back to court to challenge the ruling by the Supreme Court that upheld the election of his rival Mohamed Abdi.
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Ex- Wajir Governor to return to court to challenge Governor Mohamed Abdi's win

Lawyers representing former Wajir governor Ahmed Abdullahi have vowed to go back to court to challenge the ruling by the Supreme Court that upheld the election of his rival Mohamed Abdi.

Chinese engagement driving robust Ethiopia-Djibouti socioeconomic linkages

In recent years, Chinese-constructed mega infrastructures connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti have become a driving force behind growing socioeconomic linkages between the two Horn of Africa countries.
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Chinese engagement driving robust Ethiopia-Djibouti socioeconomic linkages

In recent years, Chinese-constructed mega infrastructures connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti have become a driving force behind growing socioeconomic linkages between the two Horn of Africa countries.

CIBC Sees Canadian Dollar Falling to 15-Year Lows on Weak Exports

The Canadian dollar may need to fall to the lowest levels in at least 15 years to allow exporters to drive the nation’s expansion, according to CIBC Capital Markets.
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CIBC Sees Canadian Dollar Falling to 15-Year Lows on Weak Exports

The Canadian dollar may need to fall to the lowest levels in at least 15 years to allow exporters to drive the nation’s expansion, according to CIBC Capital Markets.

Legal battle for control of Djibouti Ports moves to Hong Kong

One of the world’s largest port operators has sued a Chinese state enterprise in Hong Kong over infringement of its exclusive port agreement with a strategically located African nation, in the city’s first court case involving China’s Belt and Road Init
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Legal battle for control of Djibouti Ports moves to Hong Kong

One of the world’s largest port operators has sued a Chinese state enterprise in Hong Kong over infringement of its exclusive port agreement with a strategically located African nation, in the city’s first court case involving China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

US African interests will be best served by stable nations

US Marine Corps General Thomas D Waldhauser told the US Senate Armed Services Committee US African Command (Africom) last week that successful advancement of US interests in Africa was “best achieved with stable nations on the continent”.
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US African interests will be best served by stable nations

US Marine Corps General Thomas D Waldhauser told the US Senate Armed Services Committee US African Command (Africom) last week that successful advancement of US interests in Africa was “best achieved with stable nations on the continent”.

Burundi calls for urgent summit over Amisom troops pullout

President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for the African Union to urgently convene a meeting of the countries contributing troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) to review the decision to withdrawal its soldiers.
Hiiraan Online

Burundi calls for urgent summit over Amisom troops pullout

President Pierre Nkurunziza has called for the African Union to urgently convene a meeting of the countries contributing troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) to review the decision to withdrawal its soldiers.

Kenya: Dialogue Best Option in Kenya-Somalia Tiff

The diplomatic row pitting Kenya against Somalia arising from a protracted maritime territorial dispute is, to say the least, most unfortunate. The two neighbours are akin to Siamese twins, with common challenges and mutual interests.
Hiiraan Online

Kenya: Dialogue Best Option in Kenya-Somalia Tiff

The diplomatic row pitting Kenya against Somalia arising from a protracted maritime territorial dispute is, to say the least, most unfortunate. The two neighbours are akin to Siamese twins, with common challenges and mutual interests.

Minister of Culture and Sports meets Somali Ambassador

Minister of Culture and Sports H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali met yesterday with the Somali Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Abdul Razzaq Farah Ali.
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Minister of Culture and Sports meets Somali Ambassador

Minister of Culture and Sports H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali met yesterday with the Somali Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Abdul Razzaq Farah Ali.

New Species of Aloe Discovered in Somaliland

A species of aloe believed to be new to science has been found in Somaliland, a self-declared state, internationally considered to be an autonomous region of Somalia.
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New Species of Aloe Discovered in Somaliland

A species of aloe believed to be new to science has been found in Somaliland, a self-declared state, internationally considered to be an autonomous region of Somalia.

U.S. army denies its 3 soldiers killed in Somalia attack

The United States on Monday denied losing three of its soldiers in a terror attack northwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Friday.
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U.S. army denies its 3 soldiers killed in Somalia attack

The United States on Monday denied losing three of its soldiers in a terror attack northwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Friday.

Trudeau's principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

OTTAWA — Gerald Butts, Justin Trudeau’s principal secretary and long-time friend, has resigned amid allegations that the Prime Minister’s Office interfered to prevent a criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.
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Trudeau's principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

OTTAWA — Gerald Butts, Justin Trudeau’s principal secretary and long-time friend, has resigned amid allegations that the Prime Minister’s Office interfered to prevent a criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.

Chinese aim for Somalia's shores

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys of Somali waters indicate that there are extensive fish stocks off Somalia's coast
Hiiraan Online

Chinese aim for Somalia's shores

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys of Somali waters indicate that there are extensive fish stocks off Somalia's coast

Kenya’s options thin in ocean boundary duel with Somalia

What has not been stated amid the ranting and raving is that, long before Somalia purported to auction oil blocks in the disputed area, Kenya had done the same four years earlier
Hiiraan Online

Kenya’s options thin in ocean boundary duel with Somalia

What has not been stated amid the ranting and raving is that, long before Somalia purported to auction oil blocks in the disputed area, Kenya had done the same four years earlier

Farrakhan Praises Omar for Anti-Semitic Language: ‘You Have Nothing to Apologize For’

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on Sunday praised Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) for her anti-Semitic language, saying she has «nothing to apologize for.»
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Farrakhan Praises Omar for Anti-Semitic Language: ‘You Have Nothing to Apologize For’

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on Sunday praised Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) for her anti-Semitic language, saying she has «nothing to apologize for.»

Ex-FBI official: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump

WASHINGTON -- Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a «crime may have been committed» when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his ca
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Ex-FBI official: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump

WASHINGTON -- Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a «crime may have been committed» when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia.

Kenya Embarrasses Itself In Border Dispute As Somalia Responds To Threats With Class

Kenya issued a harshly worded statement and expelled the Somali envoy over a border row. Somalia, however, responded with exemplary diplomacy, leaving Kenya with an egg on its face.
Hiiraan Online

Kenya Embarrasses Itself In Border Dispute As Somalia Responds To Threats With Class

Kenya issued a harshly worded statement and expelled the Somali envoy over a border row. Somalia, however, responded with exemplary diplomacy, leaving Kenya with an egg on its face.

How Expensive oil fields have rendered Kenya and Somali great enemies

Kenya has declared its northern neighbour Somalia an enemy state for allegedly auctioning oil and gas blocks falling within the Kenyan maritime territory near its border early this month.
Hiiraan Online

How Expensive oil fields have rendered Kenya and Somali great enemies

Kenya has declared its northern neighbour Somalia an enemy state for allegedly auctioning oil and gas blocks falling within the Kenyan maritime territory near its border early this month.

Somalia Moves to Calm Diplomatic Tensions With Kenya

The Somali government has moved to calm diplomatic tensions following Kenya's decision to recall its ambassador to Mogadishu and instruct Somalia's ambassador to leave Nairobi.
Hiiraan Online

Somalia Moves to Calm Diplomatic Tensions With Kenya

The Somali government has moved to calm diplomatic tensions following Kenya's decision to recall its ambassador to Mogadishu and instruct Somalia's ambassador to leave Nairobi.

NBA Announces Basketball Africa League to Start in 2020; Barack Obama Involved

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Saturday announced the launch of the Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of teams across the continent.
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NBA Announces Basketball Africa League to Start in 2020; Barack Obama Involved

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Saturday announced the launch of the Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of teams across the continent.

Manchester United 'receive whopping £3.8BN takeover bid' from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman who hopes to tempt Glazers into selling the club before next season

Manchester United have received a whopping £3.8BILLION takeover bid from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
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Manchester United 'receive whopping £3.8BN takeover bid' from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman who hopes to tempt Glazers into selling the club before next season

Manchester United have received a whopping £3.8BILLION takeover bid from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Counting push-ups can help predict your risk of heart disease

Researchers at Harvard University were working with a pretty well-established idea: “Higher fitness levels would be associated with lower rates of incident cardiovascular disease.” Not exactly a groundbreaking observation.
Hiiraan Online

Counting push-ups can help predict your risk of heart disease

Researchers at Harvard University were working with a pretty well-established idea: “Higher fitness levels would be associated with lower rates of incident cardiovascular disease.” Not exactly a groundbreaking observation.

AMISOM Unveils Plan to Flush al-Shabab From Somalia Hideouts

Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday that they had agreed to launch new, targeted military operations against al-Shabab militants in Somalia.
Hiiraan Online

AMISOM Unveils Plan to Flush al-Shabab From Somalia Hideouts

Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Saturday that they had agreed to launch new, targeted military operations against al-Shabab militants in Somalia.

Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan - sources

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Afghan Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, Pakistani government sources said, part of efforts to broker an end to Afghanistan’s 17-year-old civil war.
Hiiraan Online

Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan - sources

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Afghan Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, Pakistani government sources said, part of efforts to broker an end to Afghanistan’s 17-year-old civil war.

AU commanders reach deal on Somalia transition plan

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders have agreed on implementation of the transition plan that will guide their operations in the Horn of Africa nation.
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AU commanders reach deal on Somalia transition plan

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders have agreed on implementation of the transition plan that will guide their operations in the Horn of Africa nation.

Breaking News: Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia, orders Somali envoy out

Kenya has recalled its ambassador in Mogadishu and ordered Somali envoy out of the country over alleged auctioning of oil blocs belonging to Kenya.
Hiiraan Online

Breaking News: Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia, orders Somali envoy out

Kenya has recalled its ambassador in Mogadishu and ordered Somali envoy out of the country over alleged auctioning of oil blocs belonging to Kenya.

Kenya recalls Somalia envoy after oil, gas blocks ‘grabbed’

Kenya has recalled its ambassador to Somalia Lt. Gen. Lucas Tumbo after it emerged that oil and gas blocks in disputed territorial areas were auctioned to the United Kingdom.
Hiiraan Online

Kenya recalls Somalia envoy after oil, gas blocks ‘grabbed’

Kenya has recalled its ambassador to Somalia Lt. Gen. Lucas Tumbo after it emerged that oil and gas blocks in disputed territorial areas were auctioned to the United Kingdom.

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