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Migrants who 'invade' US have no right to due process— Donald Trump

0 Visits: 213 | Monday June 25, 2018 - 20:49:44
US President Donald Trump on Sunday said migrants who "invade" the US should be deprived of legal due process, reinforcing his hardline stand despite an about-face on family separations that has seen more than 500 children reunited with relatives.

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Ethiopia arrests 30 over deadly grenade attack at leader's rally

0 Visits: 219 | Monday June 25, 2018 - 20:48:27
The attack occurred in a packed public square in Addis Ababa as new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was wrapping up a speech before tens of thousands of people. "I'm so sorry to learn that we have lost another Ethiopian victim of yesterday's attack," Health Minister Amir Aman tweeted.

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Kenya: Disarm reservists for colluding with Somali bandits – Mulyungi

0 Visits: 252 | Monday June 25, 2018 - 20:47:28
Mwingi Central MP Gideon Mulyungi has accused police reservists of colluding with Somali bandits instead of protesting residents. "I want their guns to be withdrawn since they cannot be trusted. It is not all of them working with bandits but a few rotten apples," he said.

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Nigeria: 'Deeply unfortunate killings' as 86 reported dead

0 Visits: 228 | Monday June 25, 2018 - 20:46:43
Nigeria's presidency late Sunday announced a "deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities" in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were dead in clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers.

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AMISOM says working closely with Somali forces to degrade al-Shabab

0 Visits: 236 | Monday June 25, 2018 - 20:45:58
The Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday dismissed media reports that its troops are not working closely with Somali forces to degrade extremist group al-Shabab.

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Somalia:Parliament blamed Dahabshiil Funding the Civil War between Somaliland and Puntland

0 Visits: 637 | Monday June 25, 2018 - 11:58:20
Dahabshiil, the largest money transfer company in Somalia has vehemently denied claims by a member of Puntland parliament named Sadiq Abshir Garad, Garowe Online reports.

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Ethiopia:Nine arrested in attack on Abiy rally; 165 injured

0 Visits: 314 | Sunday June 24, 2018 - 12:16:04
At least one person was killed and 165 injured when an explosion rocked a rally in Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed completed his address.

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New Somali exhibit shows 4,000 years of history and daily life — in Somalia and Minnesota

0 Visits: 522 | Sunday June 24, 2018 - 12:14:42
Luqman Mohamed grew up hearing his grandfather's stories of the nomadic life in Somalia, of family members loading their possessions onto the backs of camels and moving frequently in search of water.

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Shabaab 'brides' speak for the first time since arrest three years ago

0 Visits: 444 | Sunday June 24, 2018 - 12:12:58
Two women accused of being members of Al-Shabaab have told a Mombasa court how they ended up in police cells before being charged with terrorism.

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Senior Ethiopia police official arrested over security shortcomings: state media

0 Visits: 204 | Sunday June 24, 2018 - 12:11:38
The deputy commissioner of the Addis Ababa Police Commission has been arrested and is being investigated for shortcomings in security after a grenade attack in the Ethiopian capital killed one person and left scores wounded, according to state-run TV.

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Storm-hit Somaliland Students Worried About Exam Prospects

0 Visits: 273 | Thursday June 21, 2018 - 16:26:14
Rahimo Mohamud 15, was expecting to sit this month for the high school entry examinations marking the end of her primary education. But the tropical cyclone that hit the northwest of Somaliland, have left her uncertain about the immediate future. Rahimo is among the 270 school children in Awdal district's…

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Book about Lewiston soccer team is optioned by Netflix

0 Visits: 232 | Thursday June 21, 2018 - 16:24:30
Netflix has optioned the rights to make a film or TV series out of the book "One Goal," which chronicles the Lewiston High School boys soccer team and its mix of native-born and Somali refugee players. Author Amy Bass said Wednesday she did not know what Netlix's specific plans for her book…

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Scottish police working with Somali women to stop gang violence

0 Visits: 239 | Thursday June 21, 2018 - 16:22:38
A Scottish policing unit that dramatically reduced Glasgow's knife crime rate is responding to fears that gang violence affecting Somalis in London could spread north through a unique collaboration with the community's women. The pioneering Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) – which was visited…

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A Journey from Science to Diplomacy: Rescuing Somali Migrants Stranded in Libya

0 Visits: 487 | Thursday June 21, 2018 - 16:21:15
Somalia - As the sun begins to rise, 150 migrants welcome their first morning on Somalia's soil in, what is for some, years and, others, months. Disembarking an IOM, UN Migration Agency, charter flight from Libya, at the end of May 2018 is the final haul of a long and hard journey. It is not the…

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I'm ready to go rebuild my country, Somali refugee says

0 Visits: 272 | Wednesday June 20, 2018 - 23:48:46
Fardowsa Adow Mohamed has not known any other home apart from Hagadera refugee camp since she arrived from Somalia where she was born. She came to Kenya at the age of two due to inter-clan skirmishes in Somalia. As she joins millions of refugees around the globe to mark World Refugee Day, she hopes…

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Kenya: North East Counties on high alert as Rift Valley Fever kills 13

0 Visits: 322 | Wednesday June 20, 2018 - 20:09:46
An outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in North Eastern counties has left at least 13 people dead. Hundreds have survived the haemorrhagic disease that leaves victims bleeding from most parts of their bodies including the eyes, ears, nose and mouth. Blood is also passed through patients' faeces…

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UAE issues updated travel advisory for Emiratis

0 Visits: 242 | Wednesday June 20, 2018 - 20:07:50
A travel advisory to 13 countries has been issued by authorities in the UAE, while warning Emiratis against travelling to three countries including Qatar, Lebanon and the mountainous area of Karabakh. The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation made the announcement in line with…

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM's olive branch, raising hopes of breakthrough

0 Visits: 228 | Wednesday June 20, 2018 - 20:06:15
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki raised hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa's most intractable conflicts on Wednesday by describing recent peace overtures from arch-enemy Ethiopia as "positive signals". Speaking at a Martyrs' Day event in the capital, Asmara, 72-year-old Isaias…

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Former child refugee Abdoul Abdi trying to skirt immigration process: lawyer

0 Visits: 260 | Wednesday June 20, 2018 - 19:58:58
HALIFAX - A federal lawyer says a man who was a child refugee from Somalia when he first arrived in Nova Scotia is trying to get Canadian citizenship through the back door despite a violent crime conviction and his possible deportation. Melissa Grant, who represents the federal public safety minister,…

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Somalia marks International Day of the African Child with commitment to improve access to education

0 Visits: 401 | Tuesday June 19, 2018 - 17:52:10
Somalia marked the International Day of the African Child with a commitment to work closely with development partners to ensure access to quality education for its youthful population. Hassan Mohamed Ali, the Director General of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education, said children…

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