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General Warns Somali Pirate Actions Spiked In Last Months As Ships Attacked For Food

0 Visits: 1235 | Wednesday April 26, 2017 - 08:12:45
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, the general believes that famine on the mainland will force many desperate Somalis into piracy.

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Somali teen's venture in rare field attracts support of international firm

0 Visits: 1395 | Tuesday April 25, 2017 - 15:36:00
A youths' leader, Suaad Raage, has drawn her inspiration from Nasra. "This gem is the first female mechanic in Somalia and is an inspiration to all," she tweeted.

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Columbus Could Learn From Minneapolis' Somali Community, Researcher Says

0 Visits: 1196 | Tuesday April 25, 2017 - 15:32:40
Chambers says Minneapolis-St. Paul have more Somali-Americans in their police departments and in elected office.

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Satellite images trigger payouts for Kenyan farmers in grip of drought

0 Visits: 1672 | Tuesday April 25, 2017 - 15:26:42
"It is a disaster," says Bonaya Urthe, a schoolteacher and herder who has lost 460 of his 500 goats. "We expect worse. Because animals are dying at this rate, it means that human death is also near."

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'I have nothing now', says Somali mother-of-seven who lost entire family in search for food and water

0 Visits: 1321 | Monday April 24, 2017 - 20:07:07
Suray squats outside her tent. There are 100,000 people in the crowded camps that have sprung up in the scrubby sands around Baidoa. But this woman is alone.

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Somalia:UAE pledge $45 million for the Somali people

0 Visits: 1215 | Monday April 24, 2017 - 13:01:18
Likewise, the Minister has once again thanked the humanitarian efforts made by the UAE based on the drought rescue on which the UAE Red Crescent has been lately executing in Somalia, by donating food stuff to the drought affected people.

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Kenya: Rural women struggle to secure land rights

0 Visits: 1262 | Monday April 24, 2017 - 12:58:21
Tina was forced to survive on society's margin and ended up going into sex work just to provide for her two children and herself.

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Ethiopia to Have New Policy Direction on Eritrea?

0 Visits: 1276 | Monday April 24, 2017 - 12:57:05
Thus, his administration is now crafting a brand new policy that centers on creating a sustainable peace, the PM said.

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Duale, Maalim camps clash, several injured

0 Visits: 1199 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 12:24:13
Police fired in the air and used tear gas to disperse the fighters that were hurling stones at each other.

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KENYA: Militant groups lure youth into terrorism, sex slavery

0 Visits: 1176 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 12:11:38
Deputy secretary for Internal security Thomas Sakah last Tuesday said universities had become centres of radicalisation and recruitment by terrorists in Somalia and Syria.

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Africa security forum opens in Ethiopia, natural resources tops agenda

0 Visits: 1310 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 12:07:59
"The Forum has become a platform to nurture open dialogue on the continent's peace. Unless we manage our natural resources properly, they will become a source of contention," said Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

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UN food relief agency air-lifts food, medical supplies to 31,000 famine-stricken Somalis

0 Visits: 1121 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 13:27:30
The food is meant for the most vulnerable people – particularly children – who are displaced from their homes without access to food or cooking facilities, WFP said.

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Young Somalis raise $5,000 for drought relief at Seattle fundraiser

0 Visits: 1180 | Saturday April 22, 2017 - 13:25:32
In March, the drought's severity made headlines when more than a hundred people died in just 2 days. In response, the Seattle Somali community organized an emergency fundraiser last month.

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In Somalia, TEDx spreads more than ideas

0 Visits: 1303 | 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: 1318 | 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: 1207 | 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: 1334 | 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: 1788 | 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: 1541 | 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: 1275 | 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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