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UK, Dutch governments ink £31m infrastructure and energy deal

The UK and Dutch governments have signed a £31m development support programme with Somaliland to develop infrastructure and improve livelihoods and boost renewable energy.

Puntland’s Deni warns against term extension of current government

Puntland President Said Deni has warned against any possible extension of the term of the current government noting such a move would undermine the country’s path to democratic governance.
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Puntland’s Deni warns against term extension of current government

Puntland President Said Deni has warned against any possible extension of the term of the current government noting such a move would undermine the country’s path to democratic governance.

Galmudug clans agree to formation of inclusive government-communiqué

DHUSAMAREB (HOL) -Communities in Galmudug have resolved to join hands in the formation of an inclusive government, a resolution from the weeklong reconciliation talks in Dhusamareb reads.
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Galmudug clans agree to formation of inclusive government-communiqué

DHUSAMAREB (HOL) -Communities in Galmudug have resolved to join hands in the formation of an inclusive government, a resolution from the weeklong reconciliation talks in Dhusamareb reads.

FAA chief to test out changes to Boeing 737 Max software in simulator

The new head of the Federal Aviation Administration is planning to test out Boeing’s software changes to its beleaguered 737 Max planes in a simulator this week, he said Monday.
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FAA chief to test out changes to Boeing 737 Max software in simulator

The new head of the Federal Aviation Administration is planning to test out Boeing’s software changes to its beleaguered 737 Max planes in a simulator this week, he said Monday.

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

Kismayo, Somalia - Every morning just before sunrise, Zamzam Yusuf makes the short drive between her house in Kismayo to a farm about 30 kilometres (19 miles) outside the Somali port city.
Hiiraan Online

Meet Somalia's trailblazing female camel trader

Kismayo, Somalia - Every morning just before sunrise, Zamzam Yusuf makes the short drive between her house in Kismayo to a farm about 30 kilometres (19 miles) outside the Somali port city.

South Africa must be expelled from African Union, Paul Kagame suggested

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, at a press briefing that announced the welcome of Africans stranded in Libya on his territory, spoke out on the South Africa case.
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South Africa must be expelled from African Union, Paul Kagame suggested

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, at a press briefing that announced the welcome of Africans stranded in Libya on his territory, spoke out on the South Africa case.

Somalia releases first report on rights of children in over three decades

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia has today released its Initial State Party Report on the rights of children 35 years after such a report was published in line with the global Convention of the Rights of Children.
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Somalia releases first report on rights of children in over three decades

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia has today released its Initial State Party Report on the rights of children 35 years after such a report was published in line with the global Convention of the Rights of Children.

Popular online taxi firm employing more than 2,000 in Hargeisa

More than 2,000 young men in Somaliland are now behind the wheel earning a decent living with the new online taxi company, Dhaweye.
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Popular online taxi firm employing more than 2,000 in Hargeisa

More than 2,000 young men in Somaliland are now behind the wheel earning a decent living with the new online taxi company, Dhaweye.

Al-Shabaab builds up offensives in Middle Shabelle, masses fighters along Jowhar-Mogadishu highway

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The militant group Al-Shabaab have ramped up attacks in Middle Shabelle region virtually cutting off main road use along Mogadishu-Jowhar highway in the last couple of days.
Hiiraan Online

Al-Shabaab builds up offensives in Middle Shabelle, masses fighters along Jowhar-Mogadishu highway

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The militant group Al-Shabaab have ramped up attacks in Middle Shabelle region virtually cutting off main road use along Mogadishu-Jowhar highway in the last couple of days.

UN, World Bank call for sustained funding to end Somalia crises

With the latest analysis showing that Somalia’s main harvest was the worst since the famine in 2011, humanitarian agencies are calling for sustained funding for the country.
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UN, World Bank call for sustained funding to end Somalia crises

With the latest analysis showing that Somalia’s main harvest was the worst since the famine in 2011, humanitarian agencies are calling for sustained funding for the country.

Eyes on court in fight against Somalia’s oil block suit at UN

The High Court has set October 7 as mention date for a petition seeking to block the State from taking part in an arbitration on dispute with Somalia in the latest attempt by Kenyans to frustrate the case.
Hiiraan Online

Eyes on court in fight against Somalia’s oil block suit at UN

The High Court has set October 7 as mention date for a petition seeking to block the State from taking part in an arbitration on dispute with Somalia in the latest attempt by Kenyans to frustrate the case.

Burundian soldiers killed in Somalia ambush

An unspecified number of Burundian peacekeepers were killed Saturday when a military convoy was ambushed by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab north of the Somali capital Mogadishu, security sources said on Sunday.
Hiiraan Online

Burundian soldiers killed in Somalia ambush

An unspecified number of Burundian peacekeepers were killed Saturday when a military convoy was ambushed by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab north of the Somali capital Mogadishu, security sources said on Sunday.

No Continent for Old Men

The idea that Africa’s youth bulge is the key to sustained economic growth—a so-called demographic dividend—is a popular talking point for aging African leaders who coopt such language in an effort to signal faith
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No Continent for Old Men

The idea that Africa’s youth bulge is the key to sustained economic growth—a so-called demographic dividend—is a popular talking point for aging African leaders who coopt such language in an effort to signal faith

Kuwait slaps ban on Somalian coal due to terror financing

KUWAIT CITY - The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has brought to the attention of the concerned officials in the ministry to tighten control over the markets and ban the import of Somali coal fearing
Hiiraan Online

Kuwait slaps ban on Somalian coal due to terror financing

KUWAIT CITY - The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has brought to the attention of the concerned officials in the ministry to tighten control over the markets and ban the import of Somali coal fearing

Second annual investment forum opens in Garowe

GAROWE (HOL) - The second annual Puntland Investment Forum brining together entrepreneurs locally and abroad opened today in Puntland’s administrative capital Garowe.
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Second annual investment forum opens in Garowe

GAROWE (HOL) - The second annual Puntland Investment Forum brining together entrepreneurs locally and abroad opened today in Puntland’s administrative capital Garowe.

Afra Grill, A New Fast Casual Restaurant, Joins Columbus Restaurant Scene

First ever an African Inspired and an American Made restaurant concept. Afra Grill promises to bring to you the African vibes with food flavors unlike any other without traveling to the continent.
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Afra Grill, A New Fast Casual Restaurant, Joins Columbus Restaurant Scene

First ever an African Inspired and an American Made restaurant concept. Afra Grill promises to bring to you the African vibes with food flavors unlike any other without traveling to the continent.

Drone strikes knock out half of Saudi oil capacity, 5 million barrels a day

Abu Dhabi (CNN Business)Drone strikes on crucial Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom's oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply, people with knowledge of Saudi's oil operations told CNN Business.
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Drone strikes knock out half of Saudi oil capacity, 5 million barrels a day

Abu Dhabi (CNN Business)Drone strikes on crucial Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom's oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply, people with knowledge of Saudi's oil operations told CNN Business.

Turkey Says Muslim Countries to Convene in Special Meeting After Netanyahu's Annexation Pledge

ANKARA (Reuters) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israel’s announcement of its intention to annex areas of the West Bank, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday.
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Turkey Says Muslim Countries to Convene in Special Meeting After Netanyahu's Annexation Pledge

ANKARA (Reuters) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israel’s announcement of its intention to annex areas of the West Bank, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday.

UAE build military airport converted for civilian use-Somaliland president

HARGEISA (HOL) - The airport under construction as part of the UAE military base in Berbera will now be converted for civilian use, Somaliland president Muse Bihi has said.
Hiiraan Online

UAE build military airport converted for civilian use-Somaliland president

HARGEISA (HOL) - The airport under construction as part of the UAE military base in Berbera will now be converted for civilian use, Somaliland president Muse Bihi has said.

Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media say. Footage showed a huge blaze at Abqaiq, site of Aramco's largest oil processing plant.....
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Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media say. Footage showed a huge blaze at Abqaiq, site of Aramco's largest oil processing plant.....

Middle Shabelle deputy governor, several others killed in IED attack

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Several senior officials among them Middle Shabelle deputy governor AbdullahiShitaawe were killed in a landmine blast at Gololey locality near Bal’ad town.
Hiiraan Online

Middle Shabelle deputy governor, several others killed in IED attack

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Several senior officials among them Middle Shabelle deputy governor AbdullahiShitaawe were killed in a landmine blast at Gololey locality near Bal’ad town.

How Turkish TV is taking over the world

Shows such as Magnificent Century have come to rival US TV for international popularity, sweeping through the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. What explains their global success?
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How Turkish TV is taking over the world

Shows such as Magnificent Century have come to rival US TV for international popularity, sweeping through the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. What explains their global success?

Three in four Africans applying for student visas in Canada this year have been rejected

What are the chances of getting a study permit approved in Canada? If you’re African, it’s currently 25%.
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Three in four Africans applying for student visas in Canada this year have been rejected

What are the chances of getting a study permit approved in Canada? If you’re African, it’s currently 25%.

Uganda Airlines denies grounding planes after reports of failed flights

Uganda Airlines has disputed claims that it had grounded one of its planes and failed to make scheduled flights to Somalia this week.
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Uganda Airlines denies grounding planes after reports of failed flights

Uganda Airlines has disputed claims that it had grounded one of its planes and failed to make scheduled flights to Somalia this week.

Hijabi Ballers inspire Raptors to sell branded sports hijab, the first of its kind in NBA

When Shireen Ahmed saw the sleek, silver Raptors’ logo on a hijab for the first time, she got chills. After learning of the release of the Toronto Raptors’ Nike Pro Hijab — announced Friday
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Hijabi Ballers inspire Raptors to sell branded sports hijab, the first of its kind in NBA

When Shireen Ahmed saw the sleek, silver Raptors’ logo on a hijab for the first time, she got chills. After learning of the release of the Toronto Raptors’ Nike Pro Hijab — announced Friday

Network outage prevents drought-hit families in southern Somalia’s Elwak from buying food

Dozens of families have been fleeing their homes in drought-hit villages in southern Somalia’s Gedo region, as telecommunications network outages have left them unable to buy food and water.
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Network outage prevents drought-hit families in southern Somalia’s Elwak from buying food

Dozens of families have been fleeing their homes in drought-hit villages in southern Somalia’s Gedo region, as telecommunications network outages have left them unable to buy food and water.

UN response succeeds to attend food security in Somalia

With famine looming large, due to worst harvest season since 2011 in Somalia, the UN Relief Chief Mark Lowcock on Friday, downplayed its effects on the food security.
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UN response succeeds to attend food security in Somalia

With famine looming large, due to worst harvest season since 2011 in Somalia, the UN Relief Chief Mark Lowcock on Friday, downplayed its effects on the food security.

Kenya seeks negotiation with Somalia after delaying border case

Kenya said it’s seeking an out-of-court settlement of a dispute over an oil-rich territory with Somalia, a week after the United Nations International Court of Justice granted its request to delay the case.
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Kenya seeks negotiation with Somalia after delaying border case

Kenya said it’s seeking an out-of-court settlement of a dispute over an oil-rich territory with Somalia, a week after the United Nations International Court of Justice granted its request to delay the case.

Elders in Hiiraan clash with Federal Government over planned transfer of recruits to Dhusamareb

BELEDWEYE (HOL) - A standoff is building up in Hiiraan region following a tussle between the Federal Government and elders in the region over planned transfer of military recruits from Beletweyne to Dhusamareb.
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Elders in Hiiraan clash with Federal Government over planned transfer of recruits to Dhusamareb

BELEDWEYE (HOL) - A standoff is building up in Hiiraan region following a tussle between the Federal Government and elders in the region over planned transfer of military recruits from Beletweyne to Dhusamareb.

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