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By IAfrica
Dec 27th, 2014
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Eight gunmen infiltrated the main African Union (AU) base in Mogadishu on Thursday and killed three peacekeepers and a civilian contractor, the AU mission in Somalia said. Somali militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack, which la...
By IAfrica
Dec 25th, 2014
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December 24, 2014 (JUBA) – United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon Wednesday appointed the Malian diplomat Moustapha Soumaré as the deputy head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Deputy Special Representative (Political) for the UN Missio...
By IAfrica
Dec 25th, 2014
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December 24, 2014 (JUBA) – United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon Wednesday appointed the Malian diplomat Moustapha Soumaré as the deputy head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Deputy Special Representative (Political) for the UN Missio...
By IAfrica
Dec 22nd, 2014
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Geidam, the hometown of Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Geidam, came under Boko Haram attack yesterday. Some residents of the town, which is the headquarters of Geidam local government area of the state, said most of the Boko Haram attackers looked like To...
By IAfrica
Dec 20th, 2014
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Nigeria’s economy may not be as rosy as the Federal Government claims, according to a global prosperity index released yesterday. Eight months after the Federal authorities announced the rebasing of the economy, making it the largest on the conti...
By IAfrica
Dec 15th, 2014
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Rebels from the al Shabaab group attacked a military base in southern Somalia early on Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers and burning three military vehicles, officials said.African Union and Somali troops launched an offensive this year that has dri...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 12th, 2014
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By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye Gudabirsi tribe withdrew Somaliland when President Silanyo pursued economic ethnic empowerment of his tribal backers and massive job displacement and deliberate, hostile marginalization aimed at the Gudabirsi tribe, pioneer ...
By IAfrica
Dec 11th, 2014
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December 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has asserted difficulties facing the normalisation of ties with the United States and said that this effort is at a standstill because of Washington’s insistence on linking the improvem...
By IAfrica
Dec 11th, 2014
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December 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has asserted difficulties facing the normalisation of ties with the United States and said that this effort is at a standstill because of Washington’s insistence on linking the improvem...
By IAfrica
Dec 6th, 2014
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Suicide bombers attacked a restaurant in the town of Baidoa northwest of the Somali capital on Friday, killing up to seven people and wounding dozens of others, a police officer and a doctor said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the ...