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CircleID
Telecom Heroics in SomaliaInternet service in and around Mogadishu, Somalia suffered a crippling blow rec
CircleID / Posted 5 hours ago
Internet service in and around Mogadishu, Somalia suffered a crippling blow recently as the East African Submarine System (EASSy) cable, which provides service to the area, was cut by the anchor of a passing ship. The government of Somalia estimated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wanted Al-Shabaab Commander Arrested After Military Raid Read in GalkacyoA successful operation jointly carried by Puntland and Galmudug security forces
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
A successful operation jointly carried by Puntland and Galmudug security forces saw the arrest of the highly sought-after Al-Shabaab commander of operations in Galkayo. Reports say the well-coordinated operation saw the arrest of Abdirsak Hussein... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exposed - Shame of Party Nomination ListsPolitical parties are on the spot for breaching the Constitution by nominating
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Political parties are on the spot for breaching the Constitution by nominating their loyalists and cronies to the Senate, National Assembly and county assemblies. Most of the nominees on the lists published by the electoral commission on Sunday are... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Joint US-Somali raid nabs suspected US residentRelated content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab targe
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Related content (CNN) - A joint US-Somali military raid on an al-Shabaab target in Somalia on Sunday resulted in the capture of an al-Shabaab facilitator who is suspected of being a lawful US resident, two US defense officials told CNN. US military... Read more
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The Christian Post
Al-Shabaab Slaughters Seven Christians in Door-to-Door ID Checks in Kenyan Villages Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab killed seven Christians in a series of d
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
Somali-based terror group al-Shabaab killed seven Christians in a series of deadly raids in Kenya earlier this month where the Islamic radicals went door-to-door in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Raila Debates Solo as Uhuru Skips TV Debate, Rules Out Violence in PollsDefence Forces from Somalia saying the military should be redeployed to the cou
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Defence Forces from Somalia saying the military should be redeployed to the country's border to guard against incursions by Al Shabaab terrorists. He said Kenyan forces were wrongly included into the African Mission Union Mission in Somalia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya and Ethiopia Join Forces to Advance Peace, Security, Development and HopeNairobi — The Horn of Africa is often synonymous with extreme poverty, conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — The Horn of Africa is often synonymous with extreme poverty, conflict, demographic pressure, environmental stress, and under-investment in basic social services such as health, education, access to clean water and infrastructure. In... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Al-Shabaab Propaganda Video Bashes "Brainless Billionaire" Trump As "Stupidest President A Country Could Have"Since taking office, President Donald Trump has stepped up US military strikes
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has stepped up US military strikes against al-Shabaab, the ISIS-affiliated terrorist group based primarily in Somalia, despite promises to avoid more foreign entanglements. In May, a Navy SEAL died during a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Odinga's 90 Minutes in the Limelightare nowhere when the attacks happen," he said. He also took a swipe at Preside
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
are nowhere when the attacks happen," he said. He also took a swipe at President Kenyatta, referring to an incident when Al Shabaab attacked the country when the Head of State was abroad. "If I was the President, I would not be watching Formula... Read more
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iol.co.za
New al-Shabaab video mocks 'brainless billionaire' TrumpIt is the first public criticism by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab of the US pr
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
It is the first public criticism by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab of the US president since his election. The SITE Intelligence Group says the video released Sunday includes the comments as the extremist group addresses next month's presidential... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Pledges 6.5 Million Jobs in Facebook Live ChatNairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to create 6.5 million extra qual
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to create 6.5 million extra quality jobs, especially for the youth, over the next five years. In a candid live online conversation where he also fielded questions from Kenyans, President Kenyatta said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Graft the Bane of Kenya's Terror Fight"Corruption at multiple levels" is undermining Kenya's efforts to prevent cross
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
"Corruption at multiple levels" is undermining Kenya's efforts to prevent cross-border attacks by Al-Shabaab, the US State Department says in a new report on terrorism trends worldwide. But the assessment is partly positive in regard to Kenya,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hong Kong Airline To Launch Luxury Flight to NairobiJomo Kenyatta International Airport. A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6 million a ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia's super-rich keen on sampling Kenya's prime holiday destinations. Crystal AirCruises - the... Read more
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express
British Army sent to Africa to protect endangered elephants being hunted by terroriststo to stop poachers from killing elephants to fund extremism In an Africa-wide
express / Posted 4 days ago
to to stop poachers from killing elephants to fund extremism In an Africa-wide crisis, extremists allied to Boko Haram and Al Shabaab are hunting the animals using AK47s, even killing baby elephants with tusks only an inch long. Their hauls are... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Excited about Disney’s immersive “Star Wars” hotel? Thank a cord-cutterat the Aspen Security Forum on Tuesday, the threat remains. When it went into e
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
at the Aspen Security Forum on Tuesday, the threat remains. When it went into effect in March, a U.S. intelligence official told CBS News that the ban was initiated after an intelligence report described a terrorist plot seeking to destroy a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Home Business Bridge Launches a Global Education CampaignBridge International Academies has launched the public awareness initiative to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Bridge International Academies has launched the public awareness initiative to draw attention to the need for high-quality affordable education options for the underprivileged children worldwide. In the new campaign, three of the cast members;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PS's Bodyguard Killed in Lamu Al-Shabaab Attack BuriedPublic Works Principal Secretary Mariam El Maawy's bodyguard Ayub Lekaunti ole
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Public Works Principal Secretary Mariam El Maawy's bodyguard Ayub Lekaunti ole Deroni has been laid to rest at his Shartuka home in Narok County. Mr Deroni was killed when over 30 armed suspected Al-Shabaab militants hijacked their vehicle at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Terror Suspect Arrested After Turning Himself into stage terrorist attacks was on Thursday arrested by anti-terror officers mom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to stage terrorist attacks was on Thursday arrested by anti-terror officers moments after he turned himself in. Mr Salad Tari Gufu, 25, went to Huruma Police Station in the company of his two brothers, a nephew and two sisters early in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lamu Insecurity Hampers IEBC Staff HiringThe Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has acknowledged fac
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has acknowledged facing challenges in recruiting election staff to work in areas affected by insecurity in Lamu County. With only 18 days remaining to the August 8 General Election, IEBC... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Qatar Airways joins Gulf carriers in getting off U.S. laptop ban listcarriers on Thursday in getting off a U.S. ban on laptops and large electronics
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
carriers on Thursday in getting off a U.S. ban on laptops and large electronics in airplane cabins, despite facing logistical challenges amid the country's diplomatic dispute with several Arab nations. Doha-based Qatar Airways, Abu Dhabi-based... Read more
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FOX News
Minneapolis Somali community shocked by police killing , worried about backlashPolice Department’s fifth district last May, the news was met with nearly ubiqu
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Police Department’s fifth district last May, the news was met with nearly ubiquitous acclaim from both the city’s Somali community and from local officials. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges wrote on Facebook that Noor’s appointment to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agencies 'Ignored Intelligence Reports' A-lShabaab Were in Boni ForestFailure by the military and police to act on intelligence reports five years ag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Failure by the military and police to act on intelligence reports five years ago that Al-Shabaab was setting up base in the expansive Boni Forest is to blame for the tens of deaths arising from their frequent attacks. Interviews with security agents... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Soldiers Kill Al-Shabaab Chief in Southern SomaliaThe Kenya Defence Forces says it has killed a senior Al-Shabaab commander. Has
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Kenya Defence Forces says it has killed a senior Al-Shabaab commander. Hassan Issack Ibrahim alias Beila, who was in charge of Gelef area in Somalia was killed together with two bodyguards during an operation jointly carried out with Jubaland... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Delivers Last Choppers to Kenya Air ForceThe US on Wednesday delivered two additional helicopters to the Kenya Air Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The US on Wednesday delivered two additional helicopters to the Kenya Air Force, fulfilling a promise to help strengthen the military in the war against Al-Shabaab. Six similar choppers were delivered on December 2, 2016, and are being used to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Head of Operation Linda Boni Moved in Wake of Al-Shabaab AttacksThe head of the Operation Linda Boni charged with flushing out Al-Shabaab milit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The head of the Operation Linda Boni charged with flushing out Al-Shabaab militants out of Boni forest in Lamu County has been moved to Harambee House. Mr James Ole Serian will be replaced by Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri who takes the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Release Photos, Names of Al-Shabaab Terrorists Planning Fresh AttacksAl-Shabaab militants in Somalia are amassing at Lakta belt adjacent to Boni for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia are amassing at Lakta belt adjacent to Boni forest in Lamu County, with the aim of entering the forest ahead of a rejuvenated counter terror operation ordered by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Five Kenyan Al-Shabaab... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Boni Forest Became the Warzone It Is Todaywestern intelligence agencies which identified the Boni forest based militants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
western intelligence agencies which identified the Boni forest based militants as members of Jeysh Ayman fighters formed by Al Shabaab elite group to engage Kenyan security forces within the country after Kenya deployed its soldiers inside... Read more
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The Hill
In the fight against jihadist ideology, win the people to win the warin places like Somalia, Afghanistan, Mali and Yemen, Salafi-jihadi groups have
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
in places like Somalia, Afghanistan, Mali and Yemen, Salafi-jihadi groups have flourished by stepping into the vacuum. Al Shabaab (Somalia) and Ahrar al Sham (Syria) support local insurgencies with powerful military capabilities. In Egypt,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ex Electoral Delegates Join SNA for Own SecurityFollowing a spate of assassinations some electoral delegates who elected the MP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Following a spate of assassinations some electoral delegates who elected the MPs in the last election have joined the government armed forces. Some of delegates who refused to give their names to the reporters stated that since Al-Shabaab is out... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Meet the woman who may be Somalia’s only female auto mechanicNasra Hussain Ibrahim was 11 when she realized she’d have to do something drast
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
Nasra Hussain Ibrahim was 11 when she realized she’d have to do something drastic if her family was to survive. They lived in Hiiraan, a rough region in south-central Somalia where al-Shabaab, a hard-line, al-Qaeda-linked group, and local clans... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bottom Up Approach - an Option to Quash Resuscitating AlThe resuscitating Al-Shabaab would be the real threat to the East Africa region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The resuscitating Al-Shabaab would be the real threat to the East Africa region unless bottom-up-approach is pressed through international efforts to solve Somali crisis. Due to the presence of al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab and the growing presence of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Will Bury You, President Kenyatta Tells Al-Shabaab Over Lamu Attacksurged locals to move to secure areas where they can be accorded State security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
urged locals to move to secure areas where they can be accorded State security as security agencies pursue members of the Al Shabaab terror group hiding in Boni forest. "Please be steadfast on matters security. Those of you living in far flung... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Al-Shabaab' Attack GSU Camp in LamuAl-Shabaab militants on Tuesday morning tried to invade a GSU camp in Mokowe, L
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday morning tried to invade a GSU camp in Mokowe, Lamu County, just hours after President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed rallies in the region and ordered their killing. A police source said two groups were spotted approaching... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Attackers Repulsed at Lamu's Mokowe GSU Campcamp in Lamu Monday night even as President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered a security o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
camp in Lamu Monday night even as President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered a security operation in the area. Police sources said Al Shabaab attackers were repulsed after they attempted to storm the camp which has suffered a similar attack in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tragedy in the Nuba Mountains - Hunger and Starvation Are Constantsby Khartoum, they picked up weapons and formed the SPLM-N. Nuba farms and stor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
by Khartoum, they picked up weapons and formed the SPLM-N. Nuba farms and stores of food are often destroyed by the aerial attacks and people are fearful of working their farms. Hunger lingers. Many are suffering from malnutrition to severe... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Surprises on world's most dangerous cities listUnited States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per
Sarnia Observer / Posted 9 days ago
United States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per 100,000 people. Rape and robbery rates are also sky high. And despite the Windy City’s exploding reputation for bloodshed, St. Louis’ murder rate is double that of... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Surprises on world's most dangerous cities listUnited States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 9 days ago
United States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per 100,000 people. Rape and robbery rates are also sky high. And despite the Windy City’s exploding reputation for bloodshed, St. Louis’ murder rate is double that of... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Surprises on world's most dangerous cities listUnited States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per
Chatham Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
United States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per 100,000 people. Rape and robbery rates are also sky high. And despite the Windy City’s exploding reputation for bloodshed, St. Louis’ murder rate is double that of... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Surprises on world's most dangerous cities listUnited States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
United States. The FBI says the area has a staggering murder rate of 59.3 per 100,000 people. Rape and robbery rates are also sky high. And despite the Windy City’s exploding reputation for bloodshed, St. Louis’ murder rate is double that of... Read more
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The Star
Kenya's president says will hunt down Islamist attackersone of the regions that has borne the brunt of militant violence. In the lates
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
one of the regions that has borne the brunt of militant violence. In the latest attack, suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab took a senior government official and five other people hostage in Lamu last Thursday. Two people died in a rescue... Read more
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The Star
Somalia restores internet connection after weeks of outageeconomy is picking up slowly after the army and an African Union peacekeeping f
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
economy is picking up slowly after the army and an African Union peacekeeping force helped drive Islamist group al Shabaab out of Mogadishu and other strongholds. Al Shabaab wants to topple the Western-backed government and rule the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Take Up the Horn ChallengeFollowing the opening of Suez Canal by the end of 1860s, Red Sea and the Gulf o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Following the opening of Suez Canal by the end of 1860s, Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden ceased to be a mere water body between Africa's Horn and the Arabian Peninsula, and began to serve as the most important waterway of strategic and economic... Read more
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