french somaliland

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2013
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About 4,000 jubilant, flag-waving Minnesota Somalis greeted their homeland’s new president Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center, hailing his vows to bring peace, stability and opportunity to the nation after a generation of chaos. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud asked for patience in rebuilding th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2013
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African Union troops attacked a number of homes in a pre-dawn raid against the town of Leggo in southern Somalia today, killing seven or eight civilians, including five children. Local leaders say that the troops attacked the homes indiscriminately, and killed camels and goats outside. The elder of t...