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S.African Government Refutes Claims About Mass Killing Of Somalians

The South African government on Monday refuted claims that foreign nationals in South Africa, and in particular Somalians, are being killed every second day in Cape Town. “The discourse of Somalian isolation to crime is incorrect,” said Jeff Radebe, Minister in the Presidency and Chairperson of Inter-Governmental Committee on Migration (IGCM). He was responding to claims by the Somali Community ...

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Somaliland President Returns Home After Mediacal Trip In UAE

Somaliland President, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud “Silanyo” and a delegate he was leading has returned to the state capital, Hargeisa after a two-week long medical trip in UAE. President Silanyo was warmly welcomed by several government officials, Ministers, and members of the Parliament upon arriving at Egal International Airport as he walked from his plane, along with first lady. Speaking to ...

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Kenya Opposition Leader Odinga Says He Will Not Share Power

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Sunday that his coalition will not share power; two days after the Supreme Court annulled last month’s presidential election and ordered a new poll within 60 days. The court ruled on Friday that the election board had committed irregularities that rendered the Aug. 8 vote invalid, and overturned incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory. ...

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Spokesman Of Banadir Region “Robbers Will Be Treated As Al Shabaab Fighters”

Banadir Regional administration issued warnings against robbers those carried-out in Mogadishu capital. The administration pointed that they will fight them as al shabaab militants as to eradicate. Spokesman of  Banadir Region Abdifitah Omar Halane said, that security forces will take measures against them and he called them “foolish guys” those robber women and civilians. Attacks against locals by unknown gunmen ...

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Al Shabaab Kills Two Policemen Outside Kenya Church

Two Kenyan police officers were killed Sunday by gunmen on a motorbike as they were guarding a church near the Indian Ocean, in an attack police believe could be the work of Shabaab miliants. “An investigation has been launched and we are not ruling out terrorism because this attack is not a normal robbery,” regional police chief Larry Kieng told ...

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Updated:  Somali Forces Recaptures Bulo-Gadud Town after Deadly Attack

A Somalia National Army (SNA) official has confirmed that at least 20 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and several others injured on Sunday morning. The incident happened after terrorists invaded a military base in the outskirts of Somalia’s coastal city of Kismayo. According to Xinhua news, Sahardid noted that the attack at Buulo Guduud, some 30 kilometers north of Kismayo also ...

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Al Shabaab Attacks Military Base Near Somalia’s Kismayu

Al Shabaab militants attacked a military base near Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo early on Sunday, a Somali army officer said. He did not immediately have details of any casualties, the officer said. Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack and said 26 Somali soldiers had been killed in the incident, but that could not be confirmed by other ...

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Somali Government Outlines Abdikarimqalbi-Dhagax Issues.

As reliable sources confirmed Somali government will press today the official rebel leader that Somali government handed over Ethiopia who was one of ONLF leader against Ethopia. Previously Somalia government handed over an ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia on Monday, as part of a prisoner swap deal reached between Ethiopia and Somalia, local media reported. Somali media identified the ONLF ...

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Somali Officials: US Drone Attack Kills Top Militant Recruiter

A U.S. drone strike reportedly has killed a key al-Shabab commander in southern Somalia, officials told Local sources said the strike on Friday targeted a vehicle in which several al-Shabab officials were traveling near Kunya Barrow village in the southern Somali region of Lower Shabelle. “I can confirm that the airstrike happened on Friday. It was carried out by a ...

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(FULL DOCUMENT) Al-Shabaab Mining Uranium in Central Somalia to Send to Iran

Al-Shabaab militant group has seized control of uranium mines in central Somalia with the intent of supplying the material to Iran, according to a diplomatic letter from a top Somali official appealing to the U.S. for “immediate military assistance.” During the past three months, there have been growing activities by the Al-Qaeda affiliate group in central Somalia region of Galgadud ...

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