Former UN Chief Lauds Kenya on Promoting Regional Peace

Former UN chief, Ban Ki-moon lauded Kenya for playing a pivotal role in promoting regional peace especially in Somalia and South Sudan. The former UN Secretary General thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta for his personal initiative in search of peace in South Sudan and restoration of stability in Somalia. BanKi-moon called the country and its leadership More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Kenyan President Invited to Farmajo’s Inauguration

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta received a message from Somalia’s President-elect Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo urging him to attend his inauguration ceremony. Farmajo inauguration ceremony will take More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Burundi & African Union Resolve AMISOM Salary Dispute

Burundi and the African Union (AU) on Thursday 17/2/2017 reached an agreement on modalities of payment of Burundian troops battling Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab in Somalia. According to First Vice President of More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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South Sudanese Rival Factions Clash in Bieh State

February 16, 2017 Fresh clashes erupted between South Sudanese rival factions in the country’s newly created Bieh State. According Governor of Bieh State, Moses Majok, referenced by open sources, a brief More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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AU Mission Hopeful of Progress in Somalia after Farmajo Win

AU envoy in Somalia said that there is hope for Somalia after successful election that saw former Prime Minister assume highest office in the land. According to the Special Representative of the African Union More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Russia, India Agree on Joint Works on 5th Generation Fighter – Military Cooperation

Russian and India have hinted on joint works on 5th generation fighter. Moscow and New Delhi are preparing documents to finalize the contract to modernize the Russian-designed Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole fighter. "We More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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US President Donald Trump Ready to Support Boko Haram Combat, Lauds Buhari for Rescue of 24 Chibok Girls

US President, Donald Trump lauded Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari effort of combating Boko Haram and subsequently effort that saw 24 Chibok girls abducted by the terror group being rescued. In a More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir to Seek another Term

South Sudan president Salva Kiir has announced his intention of seeking a new term in next year’s election. President Kiir made the announcement in Yei River State where he disclosed that South Sudanese More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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African Union (AU) Welcomes Election of Somalia’s new President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo

African Union (AU) has welcomed election of Somalia’s new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. African Union Commission – AUC Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma congratulated Somalia’s More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Who is Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo? Background on Somalia’s Newly Elected President

On 8/2/2017, a Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected to the highest office in Somalia afterHassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded defeat after two rounds of voting. In Brief Farmajo was born More...

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