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Gang stabs Somali radio journalist to death

A Somali radio journalist, Abdirisak Saed Osman, has been stabbed to death by a gang near his home in Galkayo in the central region of…

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Kenyan maternity hospital under investigation over deaths of 12 babies

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has called for an investigation into the deaths of 12 babies found in the mortuary of one of Kenya’s best maternity…

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Seven out of 10 of Somalis use mobile money services

Seventy per cent of Somalia’s people use mobile money services regularly, a new World Bank report suggests. The country records approximately 155 million transactions every…

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UN chief appoints South Africa’s Nicholas Haysom as Somalia envoy

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday named South African lawyer Nicholas Haysom as new envoy to Somalia. Mr Haysom, who will take over the…

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EU eyes new alliance with Africa to create ’10 million jobs’

Africa needs true and fair partnership and not charity, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a keynote speech at the EU parliament in Strasbourg…

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Kenya refugee programmes being shut down due to funding cuts – aid agency

Cuts in foreign aid have forced a sharp reduction of education, water, and livelihood programmes for refugees in Kenya, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has…

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Bomb blast near Somali district headquarters kills six people

A blast killed at least six people in Somalia’s capital on Monday and wounded another sixteen, medical sources said. The explosion, caused by a car…

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Somalia’s president to pay second state visit to Eritrea

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo will visit Asmara on Wednesday, Eritrea’s information minister has announced. In a tweet, Yemane Meskel said President Farmajo “will arrive…

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Raid at China-owned TV in Kenya in crackdown on illegal immigration

Kenyan police raided the offices of China Global Television Network (CGTN) in Nairobi and arrested several employers on Wednesday, media reports said, amid an ongoing…

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UN: More than 4.5 million Somalis need humanitarian assistance

More than 4.5 million people in Somalia are suffering from a shortage of food due to a severe drought which hit the Horn of Africa…