Thousands in Mogadishu Bursts on Streets with Optimism & Hope after Historic Farmajo Win

Thousands of residents lined the streets of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu rejoicing the win of Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. Filled with optimism and hope, they lit up skies with celebratory gunfire on Wednesday evening following Farmajo’s historic rise to the Presidency. President Farmajo, the former Prime Minister, rose to Somalia’s More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, Former PM Elected Somalia’s Next President

9/2/2017, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is the next elected president of Somalia. Farmajo, a former Prime Minister (PM) was second in the round of voting trailing behind the incumbent Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.  Sheikh More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Scholar Says Kenya New Counter-terrorism Strategies Paying Off

The new new counter-terrorism strategies embraced by the Kenya and bilateral partners have paid off as confirmed by a drop in number of assaults by Somalia based Al-Shabaab combatants, a global relations researcher More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Kenya-Somalia Border Wall Construction Progress

Construction of the 700kms Kenya-Somalia border wall is on course, as confirmed from security sources. The construction of the Kenya-Somalia border wall is aimed at barring unwanted persons from freely crossing More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Tanzania Swears in General Mabeyo as New Chief of Defence Forces

6th February 2017, State House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has sworn a General as Chief of Defence Forces. President John Magufuli has sworn in General Venance Mabeyo as the new Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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President Rouhani Says Iran Ready to Increase Anti-Terrorism Cooperation with EU

President Rouhani has said Iran is ready to increase its anti-terrorism cooperation with European Union (EU). Rouhani made the remarks during a meeting with the new Portuguese Ambassador to Iran Joao Jose Corte More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Review AMISOM Funding, Uganda now Wants

6th February 2017, Kampala: Uganda has called on the concerned partners to review the funding for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Through the Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa, revealed on More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Kenya’s High Court Issues Warrant of Arrest against a Senior Sudanese Military Attaché

Kenyan High Court in Nairobi issued a warrant of arrest against a senior Sudanese military attaché following a case of mysterious disappearance of two Sudanese citizens in Nairobi. A warrant of arrest More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Kenya Agrees to Rejoin South Sudan UN Force

Kenya agreed to rejoin South Sudan UN Force it angrily withdrew troops from the country sometimes last year. Kenya pulled out its peacekeepers from Somalia after the former UN chief Ban Ki-moon, fired the Kenyan More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Calls for Lifting US Travel Ban

UN Chief, Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called US to lift ban on travelers from the seven Muslim-majority coutries. Guterres said such measures would not bar terrorists from entering the United States. Last More...

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