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In Somalia, TEDx spreads more than ideas

0 Visits: 340 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 13:22:44
The theme of this year's talk was " Iska Wax U Qabso" when translated it means "Do it for yourself", a message to Somali's to actively get involved to create a better life for themselves and future generations. It emphasizes self-reliance but also cooperation with one another

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Al-Shabab militants try food to win hearts and minds in Somalia

0 Visits: 339 | Friday April 21, 2017 - 11:40:46
Al-Shabab has taken over parts of southern and central Somalia in order to establish a fundamentalist Islamic state, and has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks around the country.

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Ethiopian States of Oromia and Somali Agree to Resolve Boundary Dispute

0 Visits: 289 | Friday April 21, 2017 - 11:39:06
By doing so, the states are expected to avoid clashes between residents living around border areas.

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Ethiopian withdrawal poses questions for future of Somalia

0 Visits: 332 | Friday April 21, 2017 - 11:35:41
AMISOM should be able to do its mission with its quota of 21,000 – but it's not managing it," says a foreign politico with a multinational political organisation in Addis Ababa, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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Khartoum, Cairo agree to deescalate diplomatic row

0 Visits: 469 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 17:03:02
Speaking at a joint press conference after the meeting, Shokri told reporters that mounting political tensions had led to a "media war that has negatively affected relations between our two countries".

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A tale of two droughts: one killed 260,000 people, the other none. Why?

1 Visits: 438 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 11:30:12
Drought took their animals and land – now hunger is taking Somalia's children

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Ellison Community Forum Widens the Divide Between Community and Law Enforcement

0 Visits: 373 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 11:26:29
Ellison spoke of legislation he has proposed in Congress to reverse executive actions handed down by Trump's White House.

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Kenya-born lawyer confirmed as South Australian senator

0 Visits: 284 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 11:25:08
Gichuhi, from the small Family First party, will now assume office as a representative of South Australia, taking over from her party leader Bob Day whose election was invalidated.

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Why Somali piracy is staging a comeback

0 Visits: 312 | Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 13:51:00
Attacks had slumped in large part thanks to beefed-up security measures. Rocketing insurance premiums meant shipping companies

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Somali Group Calling Out Senator For Comments

0 Visits: 327 | Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 13:48:55
At a news conference Tuesday morning, Fartun Weli ofIsuroon expressed frustration with comments made by Senator Jeff Hayden at a Senate committee hearing last month.

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Kenya rushes to tap Sh234trn global Halal gold mine

0 Visits: 331 | Wednesday April 19, 2017 - 13:46:00
These new sectors, combined with the power of the growing Muslim population (1.8 billion and counting), make the Halal market a global force to be reckoned with.

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Michigan doctor denies genital mutilation; judge keeps her locked up

0 Visits: 322 | Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 10:31:07
Smith's explanation emerged during a hearing to determine whether Nagarwala would stay locked up without bond, following her arrest last week. After hearing arguments, a judge said she was a threat to the public and refused to release her.

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UN, International Community applauds decision to form National Security Council

0 Visits: 291 | Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 10:29:31
decision to form a National Security Council. The announcement came after a two-day consultation meeting with the heads of Somalia's regional member states and senior federal government officials in Mogadishu.

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon titles, but Americans make progress

0 Visits: 346 | Tuesday April 18, 2017 - 10:25:49
They were followed closely by Americans who grabbed two of the top four women's spots and six of the top 10 for men – the first time that's happened since the race went professional in 1986.

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What Kenyan parents want their young children taught Read more at:

0 Visits: 342 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 13:55:24
A Government report reveals that Kenyans want their children to be taught good manners in nursery school

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Car Bomb Explodes Near Airport in Somali Capital of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 304 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 16:01:03
The militants reportedly fired three mortar shells that hit residential areas nearthe airport and a military base ofthe African Union Mission inSomalia (AMISOM).

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Edmonton Walk for Justice calls attention to unsolved murders of Somali youth

0 Visits: 327 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 11:26:59
A local human rights activist wants more attention drawn to the growing number of unsolved murders in Edmonton's minority groups, particularly the Somali community.

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US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

0 Visits: 351 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 18:31:03
The U.S. Africa Command on Friday said this deployment is for logistics training of Somalia's army, which is battling the extremist group al-Shabab that emerged from the country's years of warlord-led conflict. About 40 troops are taking part.

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ICE arrests Somali immigrants, raising concerns in Clarkston

0 Visits: 419 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 14:52:16
A spokesperson for ICE confirmed two arrests, but said there hasn't been any "special operation" in the city known for accepting thousands of immigrants and refugees.

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Ethiopian national torched in Eastern Cape

0 Visits: 337 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 10:46:10
The Somali Association of South Africa has condemned the killing of an Ethiopian spaza shop owner in the Kwelera area outside East London in the Eastern Cape.

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