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Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal' role in Libya, Putin's ambivalence

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s president on Monday accused Turkey of massively importing jihadists into Libya, labeling Ankara’s intervention “criminal” and he lambasted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ambivalence towards his country’s mercenaries

President Qoor Qoor meets regional counterparts ahead of Dhusamareb summit

Dhusamareb (HOL) - The President of Galmudug State Ahmed Abdi Kariye «Qoor Qoor» met with a handful of regional Presidents at his residence on ahead of Saturday's Federal Member State (FMS) meeting in Dhusamareb.
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President Qoor Qoor meets regional counterparts ahead of Dhusamareb summit

Dhusamareb (HOL) - The President of Galmudug State Ahmed Abdi Kariye «Qoor Qoor» met with a handful of regional Presidents at his residence on ahead of Saturday's Federal Member State (FMS) meeting in Dhusamareb.

AMISOM donates medical supplies to Beletweyne General Hospital

Beletweyne —The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday delivered an assortment of medical supplies to Beletweyne Hospital, to benefit local communities and boost medical services at the facility.
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AMISOM donates medical supplies to Beletweyne General Hospital

Beletweyne —The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Thursday delivered an assortment of medical supplies to Beletweyne Hospital, to benefit local communities and boost medical services at the facility.

Kenyan traders demand direct flights to Hargeisa terming Mogadishu air space hostile

The Kenyan business community has said they want a direct route by air to Hargeisa (Somaliland) for them to transport their products terming the route through Mogadishu as hostile.
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Kenyan traders demand direct flights to Hargeisa terming Mogadishu air space hostile

The Kenyan business community has said they want a direct route by air to Hargeisa (Somaliland) for them to transport their products terming the route through Mogadishu as hostile.

Nile Dam row: Egypt and Ethiopia generate heat but no power

The polite diplomatic façade was maintained but the words of the Egyptian and Ethiopian representatives revealed a belligerence that was hard to disguise.
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Nile Dam row: Egypt and Ethiopia generate heat but no power

The polite diplomatic façade was maintained but the words of the Egyptian and Ethiopian representatives revealed a belligerence that was hard to disguise.

Sweden's coronavirus death toll is now approaching zero, but experts are warning others not to hail it as a success

By all accounts, Sweden's high rate of coronavirus deaths was evidence that the country had made a horrendous error. Sweden — which did not impose a strict lockdown — suffered 543 deaths per million of its population, compared to just 105 in neighboring D
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Sweden's coronavirus death toll is now approaching zero, but experts are warning others not to hail it as a success

By all accounts, Sweden's high rate of coronavirus deaths was evidence that the country had made a horrendous error. Sweden — which did not impose a strict lockdown — suffered 543 deaths per million of its population, compared to just 105 in neighboring Denmark. The Swedish death toll has been roughly 11 times worse than Norway's, on a per capita basis.

UAE, Saudi Arabia stall on US-led talks to end feud between Gulf countries: Report

In a last-minute move, the United Arab Emirates urged Saudi Arabia to hold off supporting a US-backed proposal aimed at resolving a three-year diplomatic feud among Gulf countries, Fox News reported.
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UAE, Saudi Arabia stall on US-led talks to end feud between Gulf countries: Report

In a last-minute move, the United Arab Emirates urged Saudi Arabia to hold off supporting a US-backed proposal aimed at resolving a three-year diplomatic feud among Gulf countries, Fox News reported.

Advocates compile resource list for Somali Canadian sexual violence survivors

The death of an American Black Lives Matter activist has inspired two Canadian women to compile a list of resources for Somali Canadian survivors of sexual violence.
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Advocates compile resource list for Somali Canadian sexual violence survivors

The death of an American Black Lives Matter activist has inspired two Canadian women to compile a list of resources for Somali Canadian survivors of sexual violence.

Israel Hawks Are Spending Big To Unseat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar

Right-leaning pro-Israel groups are targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and outspoken critic of the Israeli government who is one of the most high-profile progressive members of Congress.
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Israel Hawks Are Spending Big To Unseat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar

Right-leaning pro-Israel groups are targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and outspoken critic of the Israeli government who is one of the most high-profile progressive members of Congress.

‘We’re Free:’ Residents in Melbourne’s 8 public housing towers react to end of hard lockdowns

Residents and community members who struggled through Melbourne’s public housing lockdown are celebrating after Victorian authorities announced they will relax the severe restrictions on eight of the nine towers.
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‘We’re Free:’ Residents in Melbourne’s 8 public housing towers react to end of hard lockdowns

Residents and community members who struggled through Melbourne’s public housing lockdown are celebrating after Victorian authorities announced they will relax the severe restrictions on eight of the nine towers.

The Somali cabinet gives the PM a green light to engage the federal member states on upcoming elections

MOGADISHU (HOL) - During today’s virtual Cabinet meeting, the Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre has signalled to his objections to term extension to the current government’s mandate and stated that Somalia is at a stage where it needs to have a broa
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The Somali cabinet gives the PM a green light to engage the federal member states on upcoming elections

MOGADISHU (HOL) - During today’s virtual Cabinet meeting, the Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre has signalled to his objections to term extension to the current government’s mandate and stated that Somalia is at a stage where it needs to have a broader consultation and agreed consensus on the way forward to conduct elections which commands the support of the Somali stakeholders.

PM Khaire warns of constitutional crisis should elections be delayed

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia will plunge into political and constitutional crisis should elections be delayed, Prime Minister Hassan Khaire has said pouring cold water on proposals by the electoral body NIEC which sought up to 13 months to conduct the exercise.
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PM Khaire warns of constitutional crisis should elections be delayed

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somalia will plunge into political and constitutional crisis should elections be delayed, Prime Minister Hassan Khaire has said pouring cold water on proposals by the electoral body NIEC which sought up to 13 months to conduct the exercise.

Nigeria Resumes Domestic Flights Amid Pandemic

Officials in Nigeria say domestic flights are now available for the first time since restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus began.
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Nigeria Resumes Domestic Flights Amid Pandemic

Officials in Nigeria say domestic flights are now available for the first time since restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus began.

Rebuild Twin Cities: Banadir Pharmacy forging ahead despite unprecedented challenges

Small businesses in the Twin Cities are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent unrest.
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Rebuild Twin Cities: Banadir Pharmacy forging ahead despite unprecedented challenges

Small businesses in the Twin Cities are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent unrest.

Growth in East African region will slump in 2020 – AfDB

Rwanda’s economic growth, like the rest of the region, is expected to decelerate in 2020 before picking up slightly in 2021, according to the latest outlook of the African Development Bank released Wednesday.
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Growth in East African region will slump in 2020 – AfDB

Rwanda’s economic growth, like the rest of the region, is expected to decelerate in 2020 before picking up slightly in 2021, according to the latest outlook of the African Development Bank released Wednesday.

Al-Shabaab terrorists destroy communication mast in Garissa

Al-Shabaab militants attacked and destroyed a communication mast in Korakora area, in Garissa County. Locals said about 20 gunmen staged the attack on the mast before they were repulsed by police manning the site. No injury was reported in the Thursday morni
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Al-Shabaab terrorists destroy communication mast in Garissa

Al-Shabaab militants attacked and destroyed a communication mast in Korakora area, in Garissa County. Locals said about 20 gunmen staged the attack on the mast before they were repulsed by police manning the site. No injury was reported in the Thursday morning incident.

Bristolian Somalis send Covid-19 money to Somaliland

A community in Bristol has raised money to help family and friends in the self-declared republic of Somaliland cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bristolian Somalis send Covid-19 money to Somaliland

A community in Bristol has raised money to help family and friends in the self-declared republic of Somaliland cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

Jawar Mohammed: The Ethiopian media mogul taking on Abiy Ahmed

Having previously warned that Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed risked turning into an «illegitimate» ruler, Jawar Mohammed, 34, has now become the most high-profile opposition politician to be detained since the Nobel Peace laureate took offic
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Jawar Mohammed: The Ethiopian media mogul taking on Abiy Ahmed

Having previously warned that Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed risked turning into an «illegitimate» ruler, Jawar Mohammed, 34, has now become the most high-profile opposition politician to be detained since the Nobel Peace laureate took office in April 2018.

The vulnerabilities of Somali communities with COVID-19 in Europe

In early March, some of our extended Somali family returned to London from Umrah in Saudi Arabia with a flu-like fever. A few days later, I attended our local mosque in Greenford; many people were coughing and sneezing.
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The vulnerabilities of Somali communities with COVID-19 in Europe

In early March, some of our extended Somali family returned to London from Umrah in Saudi Arabia with a flu-like fever. A few days later, I attended our local mosque in Greenford; many people were coughing and sneezing.

Reforming the representation of Banadir in the Upper House may trigger a constitutional crisis

The Somali legislature's history goes back to the colonial and post independence parliaments which were unicameral based on multiparty system. Then a military coup suspended the only ratified constitution 1961, to establish a socialist one party system that l
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Reforming the representation of Banadir in the Upper House may trigger a constitutional crisis

The Somali legislature's history goes back to the colonial and post independence parliaments which were unicameral based on multiparty system. Then a military coup suspended the only ratified constitution 1961, to establish a socialist one party system that led to civil rebellion. After decades of civil war, Somali provisional constitution was adopted by the National Constitutional Assembly on August 1st , 2012 which introduced a bicameral system (The House of People and the Upper House).

Somalia: The 1956 political elections

In 1956, four years ahead of the end of the trusteeship mandate, the territory’s progress towards self-government had proceeded at a speedy pace, with a view to preparing the territory for full independence
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Somalia: The 1956 political elections

In 1956, four years ahead of the end of the trusteeship mandate, the territory’s progress towards self-government had proceeded at a speedy pace, with a view to preparing the territory for full independence

Migrants disembarked from Talia animal cargo ship in Malta

A group of 50 people who were rescued at sea and stranded on a livestock transport ship has been allowed to disembark in Malta. The MV Talia picked up the migrants off Libya on Saturday but Malta and Italy refused them permission to land.
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Migrants disembarked from Talia animal cargo ship in Malta

A group of 50 people who were rescued at sea and stranded on a livestock transport ship has been allowed to disembark in Malta. The MV Talia picked up the migrants off Libya on Saturday but Malta and Italy refused them permission to land.

Somalia’s cholera outbreak has claimed 26 lives this year

An outbreak of cholera and acute watery diarrhea in Somalia had killed 26 people in the past six months, a UN health agency said on Tuesday.
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Somalia’s cholera outbreak has claimed 26 lives this year

An outbreak of cholera and acute watery diarrhea in Somalia had killed 26 people in the past six months, a UN health agency said on Tuesday.

Young Somali doctor shares her story of treating COVID19 patients in Mogadishu hospital and falling sick herself

Hamdi Abdirahman Ahmed has spoken about her experiences as a doctor treating Coronavirus patients at a Mogadishu hospital at the start of the outbreak – and coping with catching the virus herself.
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Young Somali doctor shares her story of treating COVID19 patients in Mogadishu hospital and falling sick herself

Hamdi Abdirahman Ahmed has spoken about her experiences as a doctor treating Coronavirus patients at a Mogadishu hospital at the start of the outbreak – and coping with catching the virus herself.

Security agencies foil Al-Shabaab kidnapping incident in Wajir

Kenya security agencies foiled a hijacking and kidnapping terror attack outside Dabacity area of Elwak in Wajir boarder with Somalia.
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Security agencies foil Al-Shabaab kidnapping incident in Wajir

Kenya security agencies foiled a hijacking and kidnapping terror attack outside Dabacity area of Elwak in Wajir boarder with Somalia.

Ethiopia's ethnic violence death toll rises to 239

The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239, according to a tally of police figures.
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Ethiopia's ethnic violence death toll rises to 239

The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239, according to a tally of police figures.

Kenya’s Amina Mohamed eyes top global job three years after failing to clinch AU job

Kenya’s Secretary of Sports Amina Mohamed is among six candidates vying to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to replace Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo.
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Kenya’s Amina Mohamed eyes top global job three years after failing to clinch AU job

Kenya’s Secretary of Sports Amina Mohamed is among six candidates vying to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to replace Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo.

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus. “It came back positive,” a mask-wearing Bolsonaro told a hand-picked group of reporters.....
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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus. “It came back positive,” a mask-wearing Bolsonaro told a hand-picked group of reporters.....

Full list of destinations as UAE's Emirates, Etihad, flydubai expand network

The UAE is embracing the new travel normal, with the country's airlines flying to a wide range of destinations across the world. Dubai officially reopened to tourists on Tuesday, with several flying to the city on day one.
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Full list of destinations as UAE's Emirates, Etihad, flydubai expand network

The UAE is embracing the new travel normal, with the country's airlines flying to a wide range of destinations across the world. Dubai officially reopened to tourists on Tuesday, with several flying to the city on day one.

PUNTLAND: FEDERALIST OR QUASI-SECESSIONIST? (Part II)

The recent announcement of Benaadir region receiving representation in the Federal Parliament of Somalia has once again showcased Puntland’s true sociopolitical character. Puntland’s political elite have protested the entry of Benaadir in Somalia’s Upp
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PUNTLAND: FEDERALIST OR QUASI-SECESSIONIST? (Part II)

The recent announcement of Benaadir region receiving representation in the Federal Parliament of Somalia has once again showcased Puntland’s true sociopolitical character. Puntland’s political elite have protested the entry of Benaadir in Somalia’s Upper House, and have shamefully proclaimed that they may seek secession.

Al Shabaab’s insurgency and the Somalian imbroglio in the Horn of Africa

Al Shabaab, as an insurgent terrorist outfit, has primarily been operating from Somalia in the Horn of Africa. The merger of Al Shabaab with Al Qaeda, a multinational terrorist organisation, in 2012 has enhanced its strength. After completing twenty years of
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Al Shabaab’s insurgency and the Somalian imbroglio in the Horn of Africa

Al Shabaab, as an insurgent terrorist outfit, has primarily been operating from Somalia in the Horn of Africa. The merger of Al Shabaab with Al Qaeda, a multinational terrorist organisation, in 2012 has enhanced its strength. After completing twenty years of its existence in April 2020, it is showing no signs of waning. Al Shabaab’s endeavours to consolidate its hold over the parts of southern and central Somalia and extract taxes from people is weakening the hold of Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), established in 2012.

PM Khaire picks spy officer to head National ID Authority

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Prime Minister Hassan Khaire has tapped an intelligence officer Mukhtar Hussein Mohamed to head the newly revived registration of persons bureau.
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PM Khaire picks spy officer to head National ID Authority

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Prime Minister Hassan Khaire has tapped an intelligence officer Mukhtar Hussein Mohamed to head the newly revived registration of persons bureau.

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