EU Extends Two Somalia Missions to 2018

The European Union (EU) announced on December 12, 2016 that it has extended two training and security missions concerning Somalia. The two missions that have EUCAP Nestor and the military training mission EUTM that have been involved in civilian capacity building have been extended until December 31, 2018. The EU renamed EUCAP Nestor to EUCAP More...

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By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Tanzania’s Police Chief Refute Opposition Claims of Torture Cells in Dar es Salaam

Tanzania’s Police Chief refuted opposition claims that the government had set torture cells in Dar es Salaam. Police Chief – Mr. Mangu dismissed the torture chambers allegations terming them as More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Calls for National Dialogue to End 3-year Civil War

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir called for a national dialogue in an effort to end three-year civil that has engulfed the world’s youngest nation. Kiir calls coincides with the start of traditional More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Ugandan King Facing Terrorism Charges

A Ugandan King is facing terrorism, murder, attempted murder, and robbery with violence and eight other charges. All charges are related to the recent clashes witnessed in the town of Kasese where up to 100 More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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S. Sudan Rebel Leader Riek Machar under House Arrest in Pretoria, South Africa

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar who left Juba a couple of months ago is being held in Pretoria, South Africa in an effort to stop him from fueling conflicts S. Sudan. Keeping Machar under house arrest More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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UN New Chief, Antonio Guterres Sworn in as Ninth Secretary General

UN has a new chief. Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres sworn in as the United Nations’ ninth Secretary General. He replaces outgoing Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on January 1, 2017. Guterres, More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Turkish War Jets Bombard 10 Daesh Targets in Northern Syria

Turkish war jets have conducted aerial bombardments destroying 10 Daesh targets in northern Syria as part of the ongoing offensive named ‘Operation Euphrates Shield’ According to the Turkish Armed More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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President Hassan Visits Military Barracks in Kismayo, Meet Military Generals

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud visited military barracks in Kismayo and also met with military generals. President Hassan visit was aimed to integrate the Somali National Army and Jubbaland More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Heightened Security Prompts Tourism Boom in Mombasa

Tourism sector is set to benefit in folds during this festive season courtesy of improved security. In Mombasa, ship full of foreign visitors continue to dock marking onset of the cruise ship season. Mombasa More...

By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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South Sudanese Fleeing as Country Edges Closer to ‘Genocide’

UN human right commission has warned several times of what is happening in South Sudan saying the 'ethnic cleansing' taking place in the war-torn country may escalate into ‘genocide’. The More...

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