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Daily Mirror
Orange-bearded British ISIS leader sets up Somali baseworried Mumim may have forged connections with some in the large UK Somali dias
Orange-bearded British ISIS leader sets up Somali base
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
worried Mumim may have forged connections with some in the large UK Somali diaspora after splitting from Somalia's al Shabaab terror group. Somali soldiers discovered Abdul Nadir Mumin living in the village of Galgala, in the north of the... Read more
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FOX News
ISIS: What Trump, Hillary, Cruz, Sanders and Kasich aren't telling youto ISIS that “your days are numbered and you will be defeated.” Good luck, Mr.
ISIS: What Trump, Hillary, Cruz, Sanders and Kasich aren't telling you
FOX News / Posted 8 hours ago
to ISIS that “your days are numbered and you will be defeated.” Good luck, Mr. Secretary, with your melodramatic and shallow statement made meaningless by subsequent events in San Bernardino, Paris, Brussels, and less publicized ISIS inspired... Read more
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Daily Mail
The orange-bearded British jihadist leading an ISIS death squadrondeath squadron: Bizarre-looking Islamist went from preaching hate at London mos
The orange-bearded British jihadist leading an ISIS death squadron
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
death squadron: Bizarre-looking Islamist went from preaching hate at London mosque to setting up terror group's first Somali base Abdul Qadir Mumin used to be a key recruiter and facilitator for al-Shabaab Mumin burnt his passport and vowed to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British extremist preacher linked to Lee Rigby killer emerges as head of Islamic State in SomaliaA talented speaker who is considered to have an impressive grasp of Islamist th
British extremist preacher linked to Lee Rigby killer emerges as head of Islamic State in Somalia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
A talented speaker who is considered to have an impressive grasp of Islamist theology, Mumin initially allied himself to al-Shabaab, which has fought an nine-year-long insurgency against the Somali government, as well as the 2013 Westgate shopping... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
The Border Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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The Courier
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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The North West Star
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hearsAustralia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pac
Australia sent refugees to PNG for abortions knowing it was illegal, court hears
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 hours ago
Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday. The instruction was clear: "IHMS is not to concern itself with the legality of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Understanding the technology of terrorismOPINION: alQaeda,terrorism,social media,cellphone network Thomas Holt says e
Understanding the technology of terrorism
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 hours ago
OPINION: alQaeda,terrorism,social media,cellphone network Thomas Holt says extremists and terror groups have an ever-widening technological arsenal. This article first appeared on The Conversation. Amid... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Orange-bearded UK Jihadi heads IS in Somaliarecruiting and indoctrinating fighters. He and his supporters have pledged all
Orange-bearded UK Jihadi heads IS in Somalia
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
recruiting and indoctrinating fighters. He and his supporters have pledged allegiance to IS, having split from Somalia's al Shabaab terror group. The jihadists left a trail of destruction before they fled - burning and trashing homes and... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis conflict: Fears mount over jihadists' Somalia branch led by Briton The Islamic State's (Isis's) growing influence in Somalia is a cause for alarm
Isis conflict: Fears mount over jihadists' Somalia branch led by Briton
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
The Islamic State's (Isis's) growing influence in Somalia is a cause for alarm and must be checked by the international community, a Somali military leader has said. Abdul Qadir Mumin, a British passport holder, leads a large contingent of IS (Daesh)... Read more
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SKY News
Orange-Bearded UK Jihadi Heads IS In Somaliarecruiting and indoctrinating fighters. He and his supporters have pledged all
Orange-Bearded UK Jihadi Heads IS In Somalia
SKY News / Posted yesterday
recruiting and indoctrinating fighters. He and his supporters have pledged allegiance to IS, having split from Somalia's al Shabaab terror group. Women were beaten by IS for not covering themselves up The jihadists left a trail of destruction... Read more
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Daily Mirror
ISIS leaders take bizarre evasive action in Raqqa to avoid deadly drone strikesIslamic State leaders are cowering under canvas in their capital Raqqa in a bid
ISIS leaders take bizarre evasive action in Raqqa to avoid deadly drone strikes
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Islamic State leaders are cowering under canvas in their capital Raqqa in a bid to dodge deadly drone strikes. They have strung awnings across streets in the Syrian city so they can move about in safety. They often track targets after planting... Read more
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Breitbart
China Bans Criticism of President’s Calls For Tolerance of CriticismWATCH: Trailer for ‘Clinton Cash’ Movie Premiering During Cannes Film Festival
China Bans Criticism of President’s Calls For Tolerance of Criticism
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WATCH: Trailer for ‘Clinton Cash’ Movie Premiering During Cannes Film Festival Cleveland Buys RNC Riot Insurance Kasich Works the Room in Indiana Despite Pact to Cede State to Cruz Donald Trump: ‘Cruz Can’t Win. What’s He Doing Picking Vice... Read more
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Breitbart
‘License to Vagrancy’: Venezuela’s Socialists Order Two-Day Work WeekWATCH: Trailer for ‘Clinton Cash’ Movie Premiering During Cannes Film Festival
‘License to Vagrancy’: Venezuela’s Socialists Order Two-Day Work Week
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WATCH: Trailer for ‘Clinton Cash’ Movie Premiering During Cannes Film Festival Cleveland Buys RNC Riot Insurance Kasich Works the Room in Indiana Despite Pact to Cede State to Cruz Donald Trump: ‘Cruz Can’t Win. What’s He Doing Picking Vice... Read more
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Breitbart
Kasich Works the Room in Indiana Despite Pact to Cede State to CruzWATCH: Trailer for ‘Clinton Cash’ Movie Premiering During Cannes Film Festival
Kasich Works the Room in Indiana Despite Pact to Cede State to Cruz
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
WATCH: Trailer for ‘Clinton Cash’ Movie Premiering During Cannes Film Festival Cleveland Buys RNC Riot Insurance Donald Trump: ‘Cruz Can’t Win. What’s He Doing Picking Vice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali Lawmaker Escapes Death Narrowly in MogadishuMogadishu — Somalia lawmaker Aden Ibrahim Dhayow escaped death narrowly on Tues
Somali Lawmaker Escapes Death Narrowly in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mogadishu — Somalia lawmaker Aden Ibrahim Dhayow escaped death narrowly on Tuesday evening after gunmen who are believed to be Al-Shabaab militants attacked him in his Mogadishu house and injured five of his security guards. The terrorist attack... Read more
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Breitbart
Employee Found Dead in Apple Conference RoomPicks Nation’s Most Aggressive Champion of Offshoring as Vice President Target
Employee Found Dead in Apple Conference Room
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Picks Nation’s Most Aggressive Champion of Offshoring as Vice President Target’s Mixed-Sex Bathroom Demand Creates Social-Media Tornado Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy and... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Book review: ‘City of Thorns’Dabaab sits on some of the most unforgiving territory in Kenya. Founded in 1992
Book review: ‘City of Thorns’
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Dabaab sits on some of the most unforgiving territory in Kenya. Founded in 1992 to house 90,000 refugees fleeing the Somalian civil war, the camp grew rapidly as neighboring nations - Sudan, the Congo, and Ethiopia - experienced their own... Read more
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Breitbart
Carly Sings to Cruz’s Daughters: ‘I Know Two Girls that I Just Adore’Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out ***Ho
Carly Sings to Cruz’s Daughters: ‘I Know Two Girls that I Just Adore’
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out ***Horse Race LiveWire*** Cruz Picks Fiorina as Running Mate; Bobby ‘The General’ Knight to Endorse... Read more
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Breitbart
Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Outover turf in Somalia. The warning came after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), b
Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
over turf in Somalia. The warning came after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), backed by Somalia’s national army, killed 34 al Shabaab jihadists in two separate attacks. According to Defense News, Nkaissery told reporters “that contrary to... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Airport security in spotlight after Brusselseach individual traveller. In the Kenyan capital Nairobi, where authorities ar
Airport security in spotlight after Brussels
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
each individual traveller. In the Kenyan capital Nairobi, where authorities are on high alert for attacks by Somali-based al Shabaab militants, passengers have to get out of their cars, which are then searched, at a checkpoint a kilometre from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Oil Pipeline Deal SlippedBy Frederic Musisi and Mark Keith Muhumuza Kampala — Kenya's President Uhuru K
How Oil Pipeline Deal Slipped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Frederic Musisi and Mark Keith Muhumuza Kampala — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is usually a very jolly man. But at the 13th Northern Corridor Infrastructure Summit held at the weekend in Munyonyo, Kampala, he appeared to be the opposite of... Read more
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Global Envision
Saving elephants and securing human livelihoodsof elephants is inextricably tied to conflict and economic prosperity in Africa
Saving elephants and securing human livelihoods
Global Envision / Posted 3 days ago
of elephants is inextricably tied to conflict and economic prosperity in Africa and across the globe. Fewer than half a million elephants remain in the wild, and one is killed every 15 minutes, according to a May article in The New Yorker.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Agrees Security Pact With Somali Border LocalsThe government has launched a multipronged approach to fighting terror that wil
Kenya Agrees Security Pact With Somali Border Locals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The government has launched a multipronged approach to fighting terror that will involve working with Somalia's Marehan community. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Sunday said the initiative was adopted owing to poor flow of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Family Fights for Release of Terror SuspectThe family of a man accused of funding Al-Shabaab activities in Somalia yesterd
Family Fights for Release of Terror Suspect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The family of a man accused of funding Al-Shabaab activities in Somalia yesterday moved to court seeking to compel the State to produce him following his disappearance from his place of work two weeks ago. Mr Abadallah Waititu Iddi's family sued the... Read more
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Christian Today
6 countries where owning a Bible is dangerousChristian bookshops and high-street book chains, and owning one is not going to
6 countries where owning a Bible is dangerous
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
Christian bookshops and high-street book chains, and owning one is not going to land you in jail. However, this fundamental aspect of religious freedom isn't a reality for many Christians around the world. The American Library Association... Read more
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iol.co.za
Al-Shabaab attacks Somali military baseand killed five soldiers in two hours of fierce fighting near the northwestern
Al-Shabaab attacks Somali military base
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
and killed five soldiers in two hours of fierce fighting near the northwestern town of Baidoa, a military officer said. “Al Shabaab militants attacked early in the morning. Five soldiers died and 12 others were wounded,” captain Aden Nur told... Read more
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The Hill
Can 'leadership decapitation' strikes defeat ISIS?against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reignited a much-debated
Can 'leadership decapitation' strikes defeat ISIS?
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reignited a much-debated component of counterterrorism policy called "leadership decapitation," which aims to dismantle organizations from the top down by taking out high-ranking officials... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Special Representative Mourns the Passing of Major General Levi KaruhangaMogadishu, 22 April 2016: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the
AU Special Representative Mourns the Passing of Major General Levi Karuhanga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mogadishu, 22 April 2016: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira and the entire AMISOM family has learnt with sadness the passing of Major General Levi Karuhanga,... Read more
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The Hill
Blimp program, Russian engines targeted in defense policy billThe House Armed Services Committee on Monday released the full version of its a
Blimp program, Russian engines targeted in defense policy bill
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The House Armed Services Committee on Monday released the full version of its annual defense policy bill, filling in the final details before the committee meets later this week to mark up the bill. In addition to previously released details on... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS takes responsibility for Somalia bombing of African Union vehicleISIS claims responsibility for bombing of African Union vehicle in Mogadishu ma
ISIS takes responsibility for Somalia bombing of African Union vehicle
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
ISIS claims responsibility for bombing of African Union vehicle in Mogadishu marking its first ever attack in Somalia An African Union vehicle was bombed by ISIS, the terror group has claimed If true, it would be the group's first attack within the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Somalia Soldier Allowances Unfair - MPshas been in operations in Somalia under AMISOM since 2007 to pacify the Horn-of
New Somalia Soldier Allowances Unfair - MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
has been in operations in Somalia under AMISOM since 2007 to pacify the Horn-of-Africa country which is under attack by Al Shabaab militants. It has the biggest contingent of 6,223 soldiers. The African Union and United Nations are also yet to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNSC 'Gravely Concerned' Over Fragile Security SituationExpressing 'grave concern' at the fragility of the security situation in Somali
UNSC 'Gravely Concerned' Over Fragile Security Situation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Expressing 'grave concern' at the fragility of the security situation in Somalia, the United Nations Security Council has called for progress on the constitutional review process in the country, and for the completion of the Federal State formation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Official Shot Dead in Beledweynegovernment soldiers arrived at the shooting spot and launched an investigation
Govt Official Shot Dead in Beledweyne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
government soldiers arrived at the shooting spot and launched an investigation over the murder but no one was arrested over the attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the shooting but Al Shabaab carried out similar attacks in the past mont... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SNA and AMISOM Meet in Qoryoley Over Worsening Security(SNA) and AMISOM forces held a special meeting in Qoryoley, to discuss the city
SNA and AMISOM Meet in Qoryoley Over Worsening Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
(SNA) and AMISOM forces held a special meeting in Qoryoley, to discuss the city's worsening security situation and rampant Al shabaab attacks. The officials at meeting focused on ways to deal with the growing insecurity acts and restore peace and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Military Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Basessaid. A senior army commander in Kismayo, who asked to remain anonymous said t
Kenyan Military Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Bases
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
said. A senior army commander in Kismayo, who asked to remain anonymous said the Kenyan military warplanes struck Al shabaab controlled Behani and Abdalla Birole areas, some 40Km south of Kismayo city. There was no immediate verification... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali Forces Detain 6 Linked to Al Shabaabsecurity forces in the southern agriculture-rich town of Jowhar say they detain
Somali Forces Detain 6 Linked to Al Shabaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
security forces in the southern agriculture-rich town of Jowhar say they detained at least six people, in connection with Al shabaab following an operation. Radio Shabelle's correspondent in the city Mohamed Abukar reported the Al shabaab... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AMISON and SNA Troops Overrun Al Shabaab BaseAfrican Union Mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) and Somali National Army (SN
AMISON and SNA Troops Overrun Al Shabaab Base
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
African Union Mission in Somalia known as (AMISOM) and Somali National Army (SNA) forces have launched a joint offensive on Al shabaab checkpoint near the southern coastal city of Kismayo on Sunday. SNA troops supported by AMISOM forces overran &... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Forces Capture Wanted Al Shabaab LeaderSomali security forces have captured a wanted Al shabaab leader with $2,000 of
Security Forces Capture Wanted Al Shabaab Leader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Somali security forces have captured a wanted Al shabaab leader with $2,000 of bounty on his head following a special operation in Mogadishu on Sunday evening. Hassan Mohamed (Hassan Fanah), defected from Al shabaab and joined ISIL by the end of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eritrean Regime Has No One to Blame but ItselfIt is not unusual for the Eritrea regime to repeat its make believe claims rega
Eritrean Regime Has No One to Blame but Itself
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
It is not unusual for the Eritrea regime to repeat its make believe claims regarding Ethiopia and the region in general. However, it not always we find respected institutions engaged in such intellectually bankrupt propaganda. Sadly, that was the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farewell Thee Gen Karuhangatimekeeper during his 30-year career in government service. Best known in his
Farewell Thee Gen Karuhanga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
timekeeper during his 30-year career in government service. Best known in his last designation as chairman of the General Court Martial (GCM), Karuhanga died suddenly on Thursday, April 21 at Nakasero hospital at 8:30pm. The general had just... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Route to Tanga - How Big Oil Deal Slipped From Kenya's HandsPresident Uhuru Kenyatta is usually a very jolly man, but at the 13th Northern
The Route to Tanga - How Big Oil Deal Slipped From Kenya's Hands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta is usually a very jolly man, but at the 13th Northern Corridor Infrastructure Summit held at the weekend in Kampala, Uganda, he appeared to be the opposite of his usual self. Days to the summit it had been concluded, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Oil Pipeline Deal Slipped Out of Kenya's HandsKampala — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is usually a very jolly man. But at
How Oil Pipeline Deal Slipped Out of Kenya's Hands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kampala — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is usually a very jolly man. But at the 13th Northern Corridor Infrastructure Summit held at the weekend in Munyonyo, Kampala, he appeared to be the opposite of his usual self. Days to the summit, it had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Serving in Somalia's Allowance ReducedSomali mission. "It could be that they are losing interest in Somalia because
Soldiers Serving in Somalia's Allowance Reduced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Somali mission. "It could be that they are losing interest in Somalia because despite the resources and the time invested, al Shabaab [a terrorist group] is still present and is still causing chaos - even outside Somalia," Shadow Defense and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
At Least 12 Die of Cholera in Southern Somalia12 people have died of cholera, and over 60 others are suffering from diarrhea
At Least 12 Die of Cholera in Southern Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
12 people have died of cholera, and over 60 others are suffering from diarrhea in towns of middle Jubba region, southern Somalia this week, health ministry confirmed Saturday. Health Minister Hawo Hassan Mohamed said 11 of the patients died of the... Read more
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