AU leaders applaud Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for reforms

Africa’s leaders applauded Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at the start of a summit Saturday. Abiy, 42, outlined the reforms that he has made since coming to power in April, including releasing thousands More...

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By Shamso Nuur On Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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Somalia welcomes Saudi investigation into Khashoggi murder

The Somali government has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor efforts to prosecute the perpetrators of journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder. Khashoggi, a columnist for More...

By Shamso Nuur On Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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US ambassador Praises Somali Government Progress

The new Ambassador of the United States of America to Somalia, Donald Yukio Yamamoto has welcomed the massive progress made in the Horn of Africa country. Yamamoto welcomed the Federal More...

By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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AU meeting opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) opened today at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Among the issues More...

By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Ethiopia arrests General Gabre over suspicion of war crimes

Ethiopian police arrested a notorious army general on Friday on a warrant from the new government which wants him to face charges of war crimes committed in Ethiopia’s Somali state, More...

By Shamso Nuur On Saturday, November 17th, 2018
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Charcoal still smuggled from KDF-controlled Somalia zones

Kenyan troops in Southern Somalia have been accused of laxity to block Al-Shabaab from gaining millions of USD of revenues from charcoal smuggling in Somalia. The UN Monitoring Group More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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UN says more than 4 million people in Somalia to require assistance in 2019

An estimated 4.2 million people in Somalia will require humanitarian assistance in 2019, the UN agency said on Wednesday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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US Ambassador arrives in Somalia to head US Mission

Newly approved US ambassador Somalia, Donald Yamamoto has reached Somalia to assume office, US mission said on Thursday. Donald Yamamoto, a former US ambassador to Ethiopia and Djibouti More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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UN extends arms embargo on Somalia

The United Nations Security Council has extended the arms embargo on Somalia and a ban on trade in Somali charcoal. In a resolution issued on Wednesday, United Nations has decided to More...

By Shamso Nuur On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Farmajo hails Ethiopian’s new PM no interference policy towards Somalia

The President of the Federal Government of Somalia has said he succeeded to stop interference from neighboring states into Somali internal affairs. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said his More...